HCA Healthcare UK

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Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Monday to Friday

Location

London SE1

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  • Employee discount
  • Private medical insurance
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Full job description

Senior Physiologist

Location: London Bridge Hospital, London

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday

Salary: Competitive dependent on experience

 

We’re looking for a Senior Physiologist to join our Electrophysiology service at The London Bridge Hospital, currently rated “Outstanding” by the CQC.

 

Our Cardiology Department has gained a world-wide reputation as a centre of excellence, and offers innovation in the diagnosis, investigation and treatment of patients with all forms of heart disease. We have a dedicated unit of 18 registered Clinical Physiologists trained to the highest standard in cardiological assessment, divided into teams of specialists within fields such as Electrophysiology, Implantable Devices, Echocardiography & Non-Invasive investigation, as well as Respiratory and Sleep.

 

As a Senior Clinical Physiologist, you will provide specialist clinical knowledge and skills in a broad range of cardiac physiological investigations and deliver expert care for patients undergoing diagnosis and treatment in the Cardiology Department.

 

Please note, we are happy to consider applicants who are highly skilled in either Cardiac Catheter Labs and/or Devices and are interested in training in Electrophysiology.

 

Duties & responsibilities:

 

As the successful appointee you will be calm and capable under high pressure within a team in an environment with constantly changing priorities. You will also be professional, have excellent interpersonal skills, and recognise the need to work flexibly to best serve the needs of our department and patients.

Additionally, you must be able to work autonomously as well as within a team and have a passion for delivering world-class customer service and a desire to provide an exceptional patient experience.

  • Support the Lead for EP/Labs. Be comfortable with both clinical (solo operator) and administrative duties (stock control, charging, etc.)
  • Have experience in electrophysiology studies and be confident in using Bard and 3D mapping systems (such as Carto, Velocity, etc.)
  • Proficiency in cardiac devices is desirable, with experience in both implants and follow-ups
  • Perform a wide range of non-invasive procedures including one or all of the following fields; Stress testing, tilt testing, respiratory function testing and BP and HR ambulatory monitoring
  • Analyse and interpret real time results and communicate findings to relevant team members and cardiologist
  • Monitor and respond to changes in the patients’ clinical status
  • Provide expert and specialist advice to patients, colleagues and clinicians
  • Act autonomously to deliver appropriate and individualised patient care at all times
  • Provide technical cover to all areas of the Clinical Physiology service (including being a part of the Cardiology on-call rota)
  • Support the Cardiology Manager with the day to day running of the department

 

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.

 

What you’ll bring:

  • Registered/accredited by the RCCP, IBHRE and/or BHRS
  • Substantial post qualification experience of working within a cardiology unit
  • Experience of interventional cardiac electrophysiology studies
  • Confident communicator with high levels of written and spoken English
  • Working knowledge of IT systems, such as Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Previous experience of working within a private hospital is desirable

 

Why HCA UK?

 

Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing.

 

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Senior Physiologist at the London Bridge Hospital, you’ll be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you
  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals
  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
  • Group Life Assurance from day one
  • Critical illness cover
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland
  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you
  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers

 

Diversity and Inclusion

 

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.

 

 

 

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