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Senior Cardiac Physiologist

NHS AfC: Band 6

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NHS AfC: Band 6
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£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
07/11/2017 23:59

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes. 

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include: staff development, pension scheme, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, access to sports and social clubs, staff restaurants, on-site accommodation, staff gymnasiums, squash and tennis court plus heated outdoor swimming pool (Eastbourne only), staff lottery.

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East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Urgent Care Division
Cardiovascular Medicine
Cardiology Department
Eastbourne DGH & Conquest Hospital Hastings

Due to expansion of our services one vacancy has arisen within our friendly, progressive and innovative cardiac department, which supports nine Consultant Cardiologists. There are two sites, one at Eastbourne District General and one at the Conquest Hastings. The successful candidate would be based mainly at one site. Both Hastings and Eastbourne are delightful seaside resorts with renowned sunshine record and excellent recreational facilities.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated physiologist who is keen for further development within the unit. The unit has a well established invasive and non invasive service covering a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic services.

This post offers the opportunity to work in many advanced fields including; Cardiac angiography, cardiac intervention, device implants and follow-ups, electrophysiology including 3D mapping and echocardiography including TOE, stress echo and dyssynchrony. All these areas are advancing and developing rapidly with new technology and the department has involvement in research in all our clinical areas. You will also be involved in a very wide range of Cardiac diagnostic investigations including ECG, 24 Hour Holter and BP Monitoring, Exercise ECG (physiologist led).

It is expected that you will possess initiative and drive to complement the responsibility of your role. We are looking for a physiologist who will relish the challenge of being part of the team of this modern unit, expanding their existing knowledge and experience.

You will be included in the on-call team for the Cardiac Catheter lab and will take part in training and development of junior staff as our department is dedicated to training new and established staff. Cardiology at ESHT has strong links with the University of Brighton & has a well established research department.

Training plans will be provided should you not have experience in some of the areas. The department encourages continual professional development, BSE, IBHRE/HRUK accreditation & postgraduate education.

You will have BSC Clinical Physiology or equivalent.
BSE and/or HRUK/IBHRE is desirable only. RCCP registration would be of an advantage.

We would consider BSc Healthcare science (Cardiovascular, PTP) graduates for this post as an Annex U of the above salary for the period of training.

For further information or an informal visit please contact Anne Marie Newsholme – Cardiac Clinical Technical Manager 01323 417400 ext 3801

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Anne Marie Newsholme – Cardiac Clinical Technical Manager 01323 417400 ext 3801

If you have problems applying, contact

01323 417400