Senior Cardiac Physiologist - Portsmouth

Job Summary:

Undertakes  specialised  clinical Cardiac Physiological tests on patients to inform clinical diagnosis and interprets results and provides a factual report for all routine investigations.

Undertakes specialised  clinical Cardiac physiological tests with indirect supervision, able to lead on specific projects

Undertake departmental audits.

Responsible for self directed learning.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performing 12 Lead ECG’s and has a skilled knowledge of ECG interpretation.
  • Independently and confidently perform ECG’s, ambulatory monitoring, analyses results and provides a comprehensive and accurate report to enable clinical decisions to be made regarding patient treatment.
  • Responsible for acting as lead for Exercise ECG testing.
  • To be fully conversant with emergency arrest procedures including defibrillation.
  • To be part of the Cardiac Cath labs, be expert in routine invasive procedures, including diagnostic angiograms, PCI and primary PCI. Participate in training for EP cases and ablations.
  • To be an active part of the 24/7 on call catheter labteam,
  • To be part of the Cardioversion team, specifically involved in performing defibrillations on the patient.
  • Take part in 24/7 on call rota for primary angioplasty.
  • Skilled knowledge in Pacemaker implantation to include VVI and DDD implants.
  • Working towards performing a transthoracic Echocardiogram to BSE minimum standards and producing a report to the BSE minimum dataset.
  • Act as assistant in TOE (Transoesophageal Echo).
  • Experience in the follow up of Reveal devices including remote monitoring.
  • Be competent in the follow up  of VVI and DDD pacemakers, working towards follow up of specialised devices.  
  • Perform remote follow up of Bradycardia pacemakers, working towards more complex devices.

Management and leadership.

  • To supervise Band 5 Cardiac Physiologists and Assistant Technical officer staff groups.
  • Work towards leadership development.

Qualifications

  • Degree in BSc Clinical Physiology or equivalent.
  • Working towards Masters level qualification.
  • RCCP registered.
  • Intermediate life support certification

Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Flexible
  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Experience

  • Experience as working as a Band 5 within a clinical cardiology environment.
  • Experience in all routine clinical Cardiac physiological testing invasive and non-invasive Cardiology.

 

We are so grateful for the commitment and focus of our Bank Staff Physiologists, so in return we offer the following advantages:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Access to free Bank Partners Core Skills training
  • Ability to self-book shifts with a weekly pay system
  • Opportunity to gain valuable NHS experience in chosen specialism
  • Priority of shifts over all agency workers
  • Competitive pay
  • Access to Exec Benefits Portal 

Apply now for this fantastic career-progressing opportunity by attaching your CV, and a member of our recruitment team will be in contact with you shortly.

Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.