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Full Time
£17,652 - £19,020 / year
NHS Band 3

Job Description

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please read the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Applicant Information Pack document in the 'Further Links' section before applying for this position. This pack will provide you with all the details you need on how to make your application and what happens next. You can also view our Total Reward Package Information for details on our colleague benefits.

Working in both an inpatient and outpatient setting the majority of the work of a cardiographer will involve performing electrocardiograms (ECG’s) on patients under cardiac investigation. The ECG is a fundamental tool in the diagnosis of cardiac disease and a caring, professional manner is therefore an essential requirement.

Additional duties will include the fitting & removal of ambulatory ECG and BP monitors, together with the downloading of information to patient databases. A conscientious attitude and attention to detail are more important than an understanding of computer technology. Full training in all areas will be offered. Further training in cardiac arrhythmia recognition will be made available at a later date.

Administrative and housekeeping duties will include the detailed logging of all investigations performed and the maintenance of disposable stock levels. An extended role in the booking of patient appointments may also be required as well as some basic Health Care duties

The position of cardiographer is very much team orientated although the ability to work independently and unsupervised is integral.

The successful applicant will be committed to this pivotal role, have good inter-personal skills and ideally have experience of working with the general public. You must be able to travel independently between sites in your own vehicle.

This is a full time post working 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday. Part time applicants may be considered as a job share.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Duncan Sleeman, Principal Cardiac Scientist, Cardiology Department. Telephone [Click here to apply].

Please note: Information submitted in your application via NHS Jobs will be transferred to Trac, our third party recruitment system. This will be for the management of the recruitment process including retaining any related documents. Your data remains confidential and will not be shared with any other parties. By submitting an application, you authorise Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed to the post.

If your application is successful, your details will be retained for as long as you remain our employee (and for a suitable time as required following your date of leaving). If your application is unsuccessful, your job application and related documents will be retained confidentially for a period of 13 months and then destroyed. If you have any questions relating to how we handle your personal data please contact the Trust’s Data Protection Officer by email ( Email address removed ).

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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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