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North Bristol NHS Trust are looking for enthusiastic Band 6 or band 7 Cardiac Physiologists to join their expanding team. Band 7 applicants will hold BSE Accreditation and/or IBHRE certification and will preferably be an independent practitioner in echo, device follow up and invasive cardiology (diagnostic and interventional catheters, brady pacing and complex devices). Band 6 staff should be fully independent in cath lab and have experience in echo and pacing.
Ability to implant and follow up loop recorders is highly desirable.
The applicants will also be involved in training and mentoring of junior clinical physiologists and will have management responsibilities in discussion with the Cardiac Physiology Manager.
We are a team of 22 physiologists and cardiographers, we are committed to staff development, training and getting a good work balance in all aspects of Cardiac Physiology. We work closely with the University of the West of England and engagement with training and projects outside of the department are actively encouraged.
We implant and follow up pacemakers and ICDs, have a PCI and cath lab service, run physiologist-led loop implants and are a centre of excellence in physiologist-led myocardial perfusion scans. The echo department has 8 BSE accredited physiologists as well as staff working towards BSE. We have applied for departmental accreditation which we are aiming to achieve by the end of 2019.
Based at the brand new Brunel Building, this is a dynamic and forward-thinking department who want to attract the best Physiologists in the region.
We are looking for 37.5 hours per week over 4 days, 08:00 - 18:00 but would consider part-time applications.
You will be based at our state-of-the art £450m Southmead Hospital with a basic salary £30,401 - £37,276 (Band 6) or £37,570 - £43,772 (Band 7) dependent on experience, plus excellent NHS benefits.
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If you would like to discuss the position please contact Jo Mundy, Cardiac Physiology Manager ( Email address removed ) [Click here to apply]
The following is applicable for ‘At Risk’ employees, who must meet the essential shortlisting criteria to be eligible for interview.
Those from within North Bristol NHS Trust who apply for this role will be considered for shortlisting in the first instance.
Those from within the BNSSG (Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) who apply for this role will be considered in the second instance.
Those covered by the South West Employment Transition Framework who apply for this role will be considered in the third instance.
If no applicant is appointed from the above ‘at-risk’ pools, those from the open market will then be considered for shortlisting.
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The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.
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