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Band 7 - Highly Specialised Clinical Cardiac Physiologist

Job Reference: 360-A-6772-RA

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Clinical Cardiac Physiology
Watford Hospital, Watford
£39,332 - £45,534 pa inc HCA

West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust (WHHT) is a busy and dynamic acute trust covering a population of 700,000 across 3 sites in beautiful Hertfordshire (Watford, Hemel Hempstead, and St Albans). The cardiology department is particularly forward thinking with 13 Consultant Cardiologists, 2 catheter laboratories and the full range of invasive and non-invasive cardiology including PCI, complex device implantation and EP.

There are 3 Cardiac CRM & EP Consultants who take an active role in the educational development of Cardiac Physiologists who also occasionally chair the monthly CRM meetings where unusual cases and operational issues are discussed.

The CRM department implants approximately 40-60 bradycardia devices and 10-15 CRT/ICD devices a month and this role will be crucial in supporting and delivering the increasing activity in complex devices implant and follow-up. EP sessions take place twice a week and further sessions are planned after the current review of Cardiology services at WHHT is concluded.

We are seeking to recruit an exceptionally skilled CRM specialist at Band 7, who shows evidence of excellent clinical ability and is eager to develop their managerial skills. The successful candidate would be someone who has some experience in both training and managing within CRM but would also relish the challenge of taking part in developing the IT structure of the department and it’s aspiration to become paperless.

The post holder will help the Lead in CRM to further develop and implement a rigorous quality assurance (QA) programme and accreditation with BHRS or IBHRE (or equivalent) is essential. Any personal research or clinical interests including ongoing postgraduate study will be supported where possible.

This post has 10% R&R attached.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Barbara Bosch - Cardiac Physiology Department Lead on 01923 436246 or Tony Mason – Lead Cardiac Physiologist for EP, Cath Lab & Training on 01923 436491 or Angela Hall - Lead Cardiac Physiologist –CRM on 01923 436489

CRM Consultant Cardiologist, Phillip Moore, or EP Consultant Cardiologist, Mike Koa-Wing,

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust provides acute healthcare services to a core catchment population of approximately half a million people living in west Hertfordshire and the surrounding area. Overall, the population served by the Trust is relatively affluent, but there are some areas of deprivation.

The Trust also provides a range of more specialist services to a wider population, serving residents of North London, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and East Hertfordshire.

As an employer of over 4,000 people the Trust is one of the biggest employers in the area and sees nearly a million patients each year.

We encourage and welcome people with disabilities, if you need help please ask.

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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