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Senior Chief Cardiac Physiologist

Job Description

A rare opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and experienced individual to lead our highly motivated cardiology department. Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital is one of five hospitals within East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust and one of the largest trusts in England.

The post holder will cover a full range of Invasive and Non-invasive investigations, including Echocardiography for In and outpatients, Physiologist led exercise testing. Pacemaker implants and follow up (including complex devices, CRT and ICD implant and follow up), cardiac catheter procedures, IVUS and Radi wire, Tilt testing, 24 hour ambulatory monitoring and analysis.

The post holder will provide inspirational leadership to their team, providing direction and a supportive environment for the Cardiac Physiologists, Clinical assistants and clerical staff.

The post holder will oversee training for student cardiac physiologists as required, including those on the practitioner and scientist training programs – both in house trainees and students on work placements, maintaining good relationships and excellent communication with the higher education providers.

We provide a 24/7 on call primary PCI service for patients across the county, there is an obligation to participate in an on call rotation for this service.

The post holder should have significant post qualification experience at senior cardiac physiologist level, Hold BSc in Clinical Physiology or equivalent, BSE accreditation or BHRS/ IBHRE examination. Applicants should be highly motivated with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The department is enthusiastic about training and actively encourages further personal develop, support and training of our clinical physiology students is also expected.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for all customer facing roles within East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust.

As part of your application and supporting statement, please outline clear examples of how you align to the Trust Values.

We will close this job advert once we’ve received sufficient applications. This can happen quickly and may be before the advertised closing date, so if you’re interested, please apply as soon as possible.

We only accept online applications for our vacancies. If you have difficulties with this, please contact our Resourcing Team on  ( Phone number removed )  who will be happy to help you.

For further information about the Trust, please access the documents below, or visit our website.

Most positions with the Trust require a Disclosure and Barring check and will be exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Posts working regularly or unsupervised with children or vulnerable adults require an enhanced check. The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

Parking is available at Trust sites but we encourage all employees to consider other travel options, like car sharing or public transport. We’ve attached a 'Parking Information“ document below, to help you choose the best transport option for you.

We positively promote flexible working practices, and to ensure that our workforce reflects the population we serve, we welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

We care about the health and well-being of our staff and patients. Therefore, we operate a no-smoking policy and smoking is strictly forbidden on all of its sites and grounds.

We offer a variety of benefits for employees including discounts at a range of national shops, local offers and buying and selling annual leave. We also offer a Relocation Policy for any eligible candidates.

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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