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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/06/2020.


Job Reference: 166-MEC-2435192

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£33,222-£43,041 per annum

The Cardio-Respiratory department is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Band 7 (highly specialised) practitioner to be part of our team of sonographers. We are a highly motivated team led by Dr Alyson Smith, Consultant Cardiologist and Cardiac Imaging Specialist and Sarah Marchewka, Echo Lead.

The department is undergoing rapid expansion and this post is to cover a maternity leave. Our aims are to encourage and support ongoing physiologist led valve clinics and contrast lists and the ambition is to start a physiology-led TOE service.

Additional services include a paediatric echo service, with involvement of the regional paediatric cardiologist and a one-stop heart failure clinic.

To develop our service, a new IT reporting system (GE) has been purchased with implementation starting in the next few months.

We have also purchased new echo machines; GE E-95, Vivid IQ and 2 more awaited. Our long term aim is to achieve BSE departmental accreditation.

The successful candidate for the post will possess BSE accreditation and have proven experience as an independent practitioner. You will hold a BSc in Clinical Physiology (or equivalent HNC/HND), an ILS registration and ideally RCCP registration with the ability to train to BSE standards. Regular attendance on relevant training courses is actively encouraged as is maintenance of BSE membership and personal CPD.

This Trust adopts a positive approach to flexible working arrangements.

Please note that interviews will take place week commencing 29th June 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Kevin Freeman, Cardio-Respiratory Service Manager on 01246 512138

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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