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Invasive Healthcare Science Support Worker

Job Reference: 175-2223-2-CD3282A

Employer:
Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Cardiac Physiology
Location:
Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge
Salary:
£20,330 to £21,777 pa

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UK’s leading heart and lung hospital, treating around 50,000 patients each year. We are located in a new, purpose-built hospital on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, with administrative services based in Huntingdon.

Founded as a tuberculosis colony in 1918, Royal Papworth Hospital has established an international reputation for excellence in research and innovation. Since carrying out the UK’s first successful heart transplant in 1979, the hospital now performs more heart, heart-lung and lung transplants each year than any other UK centre.

In addition to transplantation, Royal Papworth Hospital has the UK’s largest Respiratory Support and Sleep Centre (RSSC) and is one of five UK centres providing Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) to patients experiencing severe respiratory failure. It is also the only centre in the UK for a number of specialist services including Pulmonary Endarterectomy and Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty (BPA).

In October 2019, we became the first trust to be rated ‘outstanding’ in all five areas assessed by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) (safe, caring, effective, responsive, and well-led). We are committed to providing a positive, supportive experience for all of our staff.

Royal Papworth Hospital is proud to employ a diverse workforce who are encouraged to use their individuality to provide exceptional and personalised patient care. We believe that our strength as an organisation relies on our ability to foster an environment which encourages using our differences as a strength.

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Invasive Healthcare Science Support worker
Higher Level Band 3
30 Hours per week
Part Time

Cardiac Physiology is a friendly and supportive team that requires a Cardiac Rhythm Device management (CRM) Invasive Healthcare Science Support worker to assist with the day to day administration for the department and support the clinical service. The role will include contact with patients and their relatives, GP’s, external and internal medical staff, administration and clerical staff. This is a part time post of 30 hours per week Monday to Friday.

Duties will include:

  • Booking appointments
  • Arranging meetings
  • Calling patients and providing support
  • Answering incoming calls
  • Reception duties
  • Data entry
  • Chaperoning
  • CRM remote monitor education, maintenance and clinical risk stratification
  • Ensuring CRM equipment is logged and kept to a high standard.
  • Providing a high quality, patient focused support.
  • Ensuring the electronic medical records (EMR) and the devices data base,  Fysicon are up to date.
  • To coordinate with the booking office, multi discipline team (MDT) coordinators and research staff to ensure all booking processes are accurate and as streamlined as possible.

Opportunities:

This exciting hybrid administrative and clinical role provides an opportunity for personal development, which will be supported with a workbook to show progression and development. We welcome you to attend both Internal and external courses.

Royal Papworth Hospital is proud to employ a diverse workforce who are encouraged to use their individuality to provide exceptional and personalised patient care. We believe that our strength as an organisation relies on our ability to foster an environment which encourages using our differences as a strength.

Please include how you uphold the Trust values Compassion Excellence and Collaboration in your Supporting Information.

For further information or an informal conversation contact: Carol Rogers, Lead Cardiac Rhythm Device Management Coordinator Email: c.rogers10@nhs.net or Claire Kinns Highly Specialised Cardiac Physiologist Email: clairekinns1@nhs.net

Closing date:   8 July 2022     

Interview date: 22 July 2022   




** We reserve the right to close this vacancy once sufficient applications have been received**

Priority consideration will be given to NHS Employees who have been declared at risk of redundancy.

The support and benefits available to staff include:
NHS Pension Scheme, extensive retail discount scheme, subsidised restaurant, staff recognition and award scheme, membership options at Frank Lee Centre Leisure & Fitness (campus gym), salary sacrifice 'cycle to work' and 'car' scheme, career progression opportunities, flexible working

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. Applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. The Trust operates job share and flexible working. We are a Smoke Free Hospital.

In submitting an application form you authorise Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS Service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.



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