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Senior Lung Function Technician

Job Reference: 259-1868975SBH

Employer:
Barts Health NHS Trust
Department:
Respiratory Medicine
Location:
St Bartholomews Hospital, London
Salary:
£36,481 - £44,044 per annum inc

With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.


Clinical Physiologist

Lung Function – Respiratory Medicine

St Bartholomew’s Hospital Site

Band 6 – Part time

 

Join Us as We Build our Cardiovascular, Cancer and Respiratory Services at St Bartholomew’s Hospital. Your expertise, your experience and vision will be our building blocks to success – come and work with us.

Our new build, state of the art hospital at St Bartholomew’s is now open. This has brought together specialist Medical and Nursing expertise from our cardiac, cancer and respiratory teams to create a unique work environment. This will also benefit present and future patients in our local and wider communities; and be a facility we can truly be proud of. For staff, it will also create a unique opportunity for you to grow and develop in a unique and dynamic environment.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic part-time Respiratory Physiologist to become part of an innovative service at Barts Health NHS Trust. The post holder will be based at St Bartholomew’s and will be required to do some work at the satellite laboratory at the Royal London Hospital. The unit is brand new, having opened in April 2015 and is currently going through an equipment replacement Programme. We have a fully functioning, modern lung function laboratory providing all the usual tests including spirometry, transfer factor, lung volumes (body box), ear-lobe blood gases and cardio-pulmonary exercise tests. For our specialist asthma and allergy service, we perform histamine challenges and skin prick testing and will soon be providing induced sputum and exhaled NO tests. For our tertiary Sleep and Ventilation patients, we do inpatient and outpatient sleep studies including multi-channel polygraphy and overnight oximetry. We also have the ability to do Fitness to Fly tests and shunt testing. We hope to develop the Sleep service to provide nocturnal capnography and full polysomnography in the future.

The post holder must hold a BSc degree in Clinical Physiologist with ARTP part 1 & 2, or Equivalent and must also be RCCP registered. The successful candidate would be put into a part time position with potential opportunities in the future for a full time position. There is an out of hours rota to carry out inpatient sleep studies at Barts and the Royal London Hospital and occasionally Mile-End Hospital.

 

 

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Please contact Andy Stubbington – Senior Chief Lung Function Technician for further information on E:Andy.Stubbington1@nhs.net

Direct line: 0203 76 58405




We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.


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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