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Chief Cardiac Physiologist

Job Reference: 312-HH-1737

Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, Part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Harefield Hospital Uxbridge Middlesex UB9 6LJ
Band 7 £45,024 - £50,806 pa Inc. HCAS

On 1st February 2021 the Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals became part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust – a truly once-in a generation development. Together, we are taking our first steps towards our vision of creating a brand-new centre of excellence, which will be the global leader in the research into and treatment of heart and lung disease in patients from pre-birth to old age. We are developing some exciting plans and we want you to join us – so come and help to change the shape of healthcare for our heart and lung patients world-wide.

Harefield Hospital

Echocardiography Department

Chief Cardiac Physiologist - Echo specialist

Band 7 - £45,024 - £50,806 pa Inc. HCAS

Job Reference: 312-HH-1737

Full-time, Permanent


Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is the largest heart and lung centre in the UK and among the largest in Europe. We are a partnership of two specialist hospitals which are known throughout the world for our expertise, standard of care and research success. From our two sites – in Chelsea, London and Harefield, Middlesex – we strive to develop our staff both personally and professionally to ensure our patients get the first-class service they deserve.


Harefield Echo department is a fully digital lab with a range of modern ultrasound scanners. We offer a full range of investigations including adult and paediatric TTE, 3D, TOE and 3D TOE, Exercise and Pharmacological Stress echoes and contrast studies.We have recently developed a state of the art private patient’s service on Harefield hospital site, and we run a technician led valve and oncology clinic, this is a unique and exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic advanced Echocardiographer to join our Echocardiography team. You will be required to work as an integral part of the echo team and support both NHS and private patient’s services.


Applicants should demonstrate high level of clinical and technical expertise in Echocardiography. Bachelor of Science in Clinical Physiology - Cardiology (or equivalent) is mandatory for this position. Proven competence in performing and reporting echocardiography studies at independent level as well as Adult BSE accreditation (or equivalent) is mandatory. Previous experience providing support with Stress Echo, TOE and research would be an advantage.


Applicants must be a highly self-motivated, well organized, flexible and reliable. You should be able to demonstrate expertise in advanced techniques in echocardiography and be enthusiastic to both teach and learn within the field of echocardiography.


This post offers the opportunity to work in a stimulating environment, further develop your knowledge and skills in Echocardiography, participate in training and teaching, and are supported in maintaining your BSE accreditation.


Closing Date: 7th July 2022

Due to the popularity of some positions, we reserve the right to close the vacancies early on receipt of sufficient applicants.

Interview Date: TBC


To discuss the post or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Ruth Chester, on 03301285586 or send an e-mail to

Staff benefits include: subsidised childcare facilities, occupational pension scheme, personal development and training opportunities, flexible working and subsidised accommodation is available on both sites.

To ensure that our workforce is representative of the population we serve, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals have a duty to safeguard all patients and provide additional measures for patients who are less able to protect themselves from harm or abuse. All staff have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of ALL adults, children and young people in the Trust. This including patients, visitors and those using our facilities. Safeguarding means protecting people's health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect and is fundamental to high-quality health.

Due to the popularity of some positions, we reserve the right to close the vacancies early on receipt of sufficient applicants.

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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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