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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/09/2020.

Senior Cardiac Physiologist - CRM Specialist Trainee

Job Reference: 361-MED-2500093-A

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Invasive Cardiology
Lister Hospital, Stevenage
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust we are proud of the range of services we provide. As a result, we need amazing people to help us deliver these services and provide excellent care to our community.

Our benefits

We offer a range of benefits to support our staff including:

  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme, providing generous benefits upon retirement, as well as a lump sum and pension for dependants
  • 27 days holiday rising to 33 days (depending on NHS Trust service)
  • A variety of different types of paid and unpaid leave covering emergency and planned leave
  • Confidential advice and support on personal, work, family and relationship issues, 24/7, from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • NHS Car Lease scheme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • An extensive range of learning and development opportunities
  • Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping, motoring, cinema and finance through a of providers

Due to the increased demands on our services an opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Senior Cardiac Physiologist wishing to undertake specialist training in CRM device management. We are looking for individuals that can lead their own development and add to a strong departmental team focused on patient care at the highest standard. The expectation is that you will have a high level of experience within all areas of non-invasive cardiology and within the Cardiac Catheter lab. The post offers dedicated training and support to achieve IBHRE or BHRS accreditation within CRM device management. You should be enthusiastic and engaged with your training and assist with the training of junior staff within all areas of cardiology.

There is an expectation that the successful candidate will take part in the PPCI on-call rota.

This post attracts a Recruitment and Retention Uplift of 12.5% of the basic salary.


The Lister Hospital offers a wide range of services and regional specialities and has just completed an extensive £150 million pound investment programme offer new facilities and wards.

The Cardiology department serves patients across 3 sites with Diagnostic services based across The Lister and New QEII hospitals. The department offers a full range of Non-invasive investigations across both sites with further specialist services based at the Lister Hospital in Stevenage. We perform routine 12 lead, Ambulatory ECG’s and BP’s, Event Recorders and ETT investigations in support of a team of 10 Consultant Cardiologists.

The Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) service currently provides both Loop Recorder and Pacemaker Implants (Dual and Single Chamber), and has a high volume follow-up clinic running all day every day. The CRM service expansion has begun with the department now offering remote device follow-up, paperless clinics and complex (CRT/ICD) device follow-up. With a new Consultant Electrophysiologist joining us in October 2019 the CRM service is primed for further developments in the near future.

The Invasive service based at the Lister Hospital covers 2 Cardiac Catheter Labs, offering a full range of Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology procedures. This includes Angiography, IVUS and OCT evaluations, FFR measurements, Right and Left Heart Catheterisation, PCI and a 24/7 Primary PCI service (PPCI) service.

The Echocardiography service offers trans-thoracic echocardiography 7 days a week, with a consultant led Stress and TOE service.Recruitment for this post may close sooner than advertised depending on applicant numbers.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Richard Burt
Lead Physiologist- CRM
Phone:01438 284738

Committed to our Community

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion for all job applicants, staff, patients and the wider community.

We are also proud to support our UK armed forces by supporting Reservists, Cadet Instructors, Veterans and military spouses/partners into employment and offering supportive policies that value their contribution to the community and to our Trust.

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We look forward to receiving your application!

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