Cardiac Physiologist

NHS AfC: Band 5

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Cardiac Physiology
NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£22,128 - £28,746 pa
27/02/2018 23:59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients. We employ more than 6,500 staff, have approximately 900 beds and have a planned turnover in excess of £410m for 2017/2018.


As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.


Our strategic vision for 2020 is:

As a high performing Trust, operating as part of an integrated care system, we will provide high quality, safe and effective care. This will be achieved in a financially sustainable way, through our skilled and motivated workforce”.

The Lancashire Cardiac Centre is a tertiary cardiac provider for the people of Lancashire & Cumbria. The centre has a well-established invasive and non-invasive services covering a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic services, these include;
Cardiac angiography & intervention, including Primary PCI, TAVI, ASD/PFO closure, device implants including ICD’s and CRT’s, device follow-ups, EP simple and complex, including NAVX, PVAC and CRYO. Echocardiography, including TOE, contract/bubble and DSE. All these areas are developing rapidly with new technology;
Due to promotion an opportunity has arisen for a Band 5 Cardiac Physiologist in the Cardiac Investigations Unit. Candidates should have good experience in cardiology procedures and be willing to progress their career in either Echocardiography or Pacing and Electrophysiology. Applications from students studying Healthcare Science (Cardiology) considered.
We are looking for Physiologists who will relish the challenge of being part of the team that will be taking our department forward into the future. The post holder will possess BSc in clinical physiology or equivalent and be on the RCCP register
As a multidisciplinary department the successful candidate will be expected to work unsupervised in most areas and developed in the field of speciality. Candidates who may lack experience in some areas will be provided with training plans devised by our training manager to address their training needs.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Angelic Goode Head of Department 01253 957742

Daniel Crook Training Manager CIU 01253 957735

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