Chief Cardiac Physiologist

Barts Health NHS Trust
08 Nov 2019
12 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers. The Trust's five hospitals - St Bartholomew's Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End - deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home -electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.

Barts Health Trust is currently the largest NHS Trust in England and encompasses four hospitals based in the centre and East of London. The Trust is comprised of the Barts Heart Centre at St Bartholomews Hospital, The Royal London, Whipps Cross and Newham University Hospitals. We also help provide cardiac physiology services at University College London Hospital.

We are currently seeking several forward thinking, dynamic, and motivated individual to work primarily at the BHC in the City. This post may vary slightly depending on the skills of applicants and may involve some combination of echo, and intervention. Willingness to rotate through, or learn in more than one area is essential. For those with intervention experience you will need skills in at least one of the other areas. You will be contributing significantly to the cardiac physiology service, with some possible cross-site cover at other hospitals required.

The Barts Heart Centre is a 10-lab cardiology service with 5 of these operating in EP and devices, and 5 in intervention. We also run 6 device follow-up rooms and one of the largest remote monitoring services in the Europe. There are 10 echo rooms including two specialising in stress echo and TOE.

Applicants should be competent in all non-invasive cardiac procedures.

We have a supportive environment for training and development and attendance at National Conferences. You will be expected to demonstrate maturity and experience consistent with this grade to contribute fully to the improvement and advancement of the service.

Applicants who do not have BSc Clinical Physiology degree (or international equivalent), BSE (full accreditation) will not be short-listed.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals' who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

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Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

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.

UK Registration

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