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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/05/2022.

Cardiac Physiologist- Fast Track Echocardiography Trainee

Job Reference: 153-LK-ME00068

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
Cardiac Physiologist
University Hospitals Dorset - All Sites
£25,655 - £31,534 pa

We recently went into partnership with Bournemouth University and, with the merger of Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts, became University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust this is a really exciting time to join us!

Our ambitious multi-million pound plans to develop our sites are well underway, including developing RBH as the major acute and emergency hospital in East Dorset, PH as the major planned care hospital, and ambitious plans for Christchurch to support on-going patient treatment.

Joining UHD gives you the opportunity to enjoy all that Dorset has to offer. Bournemouth is a vibrant university town , and Poole has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant.

With both the New Forest and Isle of Purbeck on our doorstep, over 7 miles of stunning sandy beaches and coastal paths, we are located within an area of amazing beauty providing a great place for you to achieve your rewarding work life balance.

Here at University Hospitals Dorset (UHD), we are delighted to offer a training post for a cardiac physiologist who wants to specialise in Echocardiography to join our team.

UHD is comprised of two main sites located at Bournemouth and Poole. We are situated in the beautiful county of Dorset and are perfectly positioned between miles of golden sandy beaches, the picturesque New Forest National Park and the world heritage Jurassic coast.

We cover a large range of services across our two sites including:

  • Non-Invasive services including ambulatory monitoring, exercise tolerance testing and CPEX tests.
  • Simple and complex PCI including a 24 hour primary PCI on-call service
  • Electrophysiology studies and ablation procedures
  • Simple and complex device implantation and follow-up
  • Echocardiography including stress echo services, bubble and contrast studies and TOE

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual, who has a keen interest in Echocardiography to join our amazing team of highly skilled physiologists. We are passionate about providing a high level of patient care, continued progression and creating a supportive and inclusive working environment.

The individual who is successful will undertake a fast track, in-house training programme and work towards their British Society of Echocardiography Accreditation. There would be an opportunity to train in another chosen area of Cardiac Physiology alongside this in order to provide work variation.

If this sounds like something you can get on board with - then please get in touch.

Base Location: Royal Bournemouth or Poole Hospital

Interview Date: 1st June 2022

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Kate Martin

Job title Lead Cardiac Physiologist in Echocardiography

Email address

Telephone number 0300 019 4999

We believe that having a diverse workforce, and allowing people to be themselves, is essential in ensuring we offer an inclusive, welcoming and productive place to work.

We especially welcome applications from minority groups in the community who may be underrepresented in our workforce.

At UHD our active staff network groups are Black Asian Minority Ethnic Group (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network Group (LGBTQ+), European (EU), Pro Ability Staff Network, and the Armed Forces Support Group.

As a Trust we are proudly signed up to the Disability Confident and Armed Forces Covenant guaranteed interview schemes.

Please note:

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated.

Staff recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across all our Trust locations when service demands require it.

This advert may be closed early if sufficient applications are received.

Internal Candidates: staff employed prior to merger who voluntarily change jobs will be appointed to UHD terms and conditions.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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