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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/02/2020.

Chief Cardiac Physiologist (Echo) - Band 7

Job Reference: 218-RG-HCS-2263016

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
University Hospital, Coventry and Hospital of St. Cross, Rugby, Coventry
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum

As a Cardiac Investigations department in a tertiary centre we provide a full range of non-invasive and invasive procedures, and have a 24 / 7 PPCI service that is one of the best in the country.

Our echocardiography service performs and reports over 7000 scans per year including ACHD, Heart Failure, dys-synchrony, resynchronisation, stress echo, transoesophageal studies and 3D TOE, covering both sites.

We activity support the training of new cardiac physiologists, SpR's, and members of the wider MDT as well as our own junior staff, and have weekly teaching and MDT meetings to help with this. The department encourages and supports research, educational development and attendance and participation at local and national meetings.

We are looking for a motivated, highly specialised cardiac physiologist to join our friendly, energetic team.

You may be an experienced Senior Cardiac Physiologist who wants to specialise in Echocardiography, or a Chief Cardiac Physiologist looking for a change of scene. We can offer you the training and support that you need to achieve your goal, and to go on to take a leading role in an specialist area of the echo department.

To apply for this post you must have full BSE accreditation, and a Degree in clinical physiology or equivalent.

You should be on, or be eligible to join, the RCCP or HCPC register.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Lynn Gardener, Head of Cardiac Investigations Dept. on tel: 02476 966407

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

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The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities within the workplace; all applicants who have a disability and who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be interviewed. Where a post has an overwhelming response, this Trust may use random selection in order to reduce numbers to interview, any disabled applicants will automatically be guaranteed an interview and will be exempt from this process.

If you are short-listed for this post you will be contacted by the Resourcing Department via email. Due to the high volume of applications for some posts, we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful, if you do not hear from us within four weeks of the stated closing date for the post, please assume that you have not been successful with that specific application.

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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