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Senior Cardiac Physiologist

Job Reference: 415-E21-157

Employer:
Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
Department:
Cardio-Respiratory
Location:
Barnstaple
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata

At North Devon District Hospital, we offer a comprehensive non-invasive Cardiology and Respiratory service that focuses on high quality and compassionate care for our patients. We currently offer a wide range of non-invasive procedures, which include Echo's, Stress Echo, Contrast echo, ACHD clinics, Paediatric Echo, ETT adult and Paediatric, follow-up Bradycardia pacing clinics, ICD clinics, Internal loop recorder clinics, remote CRM clinics, Ambulatory monitoring, Spirometry, Full lung function tests including CO diffusion and body box plethysmography.

We are currently seeking a forward thinking, dynamic and motivated individual to join our team with BSc qualification (or equivalent) Cardiac Physiologist at band 6, we would consider a band 5 with a short preceptorship to work towards band 6 level is available.

The post holder will be required to cover the following aspects of non-invasive service including; follow up of Cardiac Rhythm Management patients in clinic and maintain and follow up remote monitoring. Liaise with the heart failure nurses, arrhythmia care team and cardiology physicians to provide multidiscipline care of our patients. To perform physician and physiologist led exercise testing and to analyse ambulatory heart monitors.

We encourage and support staff in their career progression by providing training and keeping up to date with current practice. The desire to work towards gaining accreditation in one of the following advanced qualifications: BHRS, IBHRE.

If you would like more information or to discuss this role further please contact Sally-Anne Pester Chief Cardiac Physiologist on 01271 324475 or email spester@nhs.net

Closing Date: 20 April 2021




This post is being offered as Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust continue to develop our long standing partnership with a view to becoming a single integrated organisation across Eastern and Northern Devon. Working together gives us the opportunity to offer unique and varied careers across our services combining the RD&E’s track record of excellence in research, teaching and links to the university with NDHT’s innovation and adaptability.

Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:

  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

Pay award due with effect from Thursday 1st April 2021, implementation pending NHS Employers publication.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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