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Band 7 Specialised Cardiac Physiologist

Band 7

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Band 7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
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Royal Free Hospital
£33,222 - £43,041 pa plus HCAS plus 10% RR
25/10/2018 23:59

Our trust has around 10,000 staff serving 1.6 million patients. It comprises Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and more than 30 services in the community.  This larger scale organisation provides an unprecedented opportunity for us to continue our pioneering work, particularly in finding ways to deliver even better care to our patients.

 Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

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A vacancy has arisen for a band 7 CRM/ cardiac cath lab physiologist, based at the Royal Free Hospital. The Royal Free is a successful foundation trust and a major teaching hospital campus within UCL. The cardiology department offers has expanded greatly in recent years and offers a full range of services including interventional cardiology, cardiac rhythm management (complex pacing, electrophysiology), heart failure and advanced cardiac imaging (echo, CT, MRI, nuclear). We are a dedicated Heart Attack centre serving a large population of North London with 24/7 primary angioplasty, receiving direct access STEMI/NSTEMI and ROSC patients. Last year we performed >3000 invasive cardiac procedures, including 500 primary PCIs. We carry out a full range of interventional coronary procedures including imaging (IVUS/OCT) and physiology (FFR/CFR/IMR), complex PCI for bifurcations, CTO and rotational atherectomy. We are also a commissioned national Pulmonary Hypertension Centre. We have a full academic programme including international and local research studies. You will be joining a highly enthusiastic and dynamic team with aspirations for further growth and development.

We are looking for a supportive team player who is keen to develop their skills and work as a leading figure within the cath lab/CRM department. You will need to be flexible and be able to work under pressure. The ability to demonstrate effective communication skills, along with good leadership, supervisory and teaching skills are essential. You will be encouraged to participate in research and the aid in the introduction of new technologies. You will be supported to attend national and international training courses and conferences. We are looking for high-class individuals to help develop to become top of their field. Applicants must hold BSc Clinical Physiology equivalent and be at least minimally working towards BHRS/IBHRE accreditation.
We offer a competitive pay and benefits package. The Royal Free is situated in a great location in North London that is well connected to transport link whilst overlooking Hampstead Heath. There will be the opportunity to apply for subsidised on-site accommodation and membership of the Staff Club and Gym that has been recently refurbished with a great range of facilities. Please get in touch and we would welcome you to come and look round and meet the team. 

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