Senior Neuro-Physiologist

Recruiter
HCA HEALTHCARE UK
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Develop your career with HCA Healthcare UK – World’s largest private acute and complex care hospital group and winners of 'The Best Private Healthcare provider 2016'.

Part of the world’s largest private healthcare group, HCA Healthcare UK is the country's biggest provider of privately funded care. The Wellington Hospital is the UK's largest independent hospital with over 250 beds and the largest independent rehabilitation unit in the UK. We have an international reputation for excellence in complex healthcare and have gained four decades of expertise in treating patients from the UK and overseas.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Neuro-Physiologist at The Wellington Hospital.

We pride ourselves on providing one of the most complete neurophysiology services in the private sector, on a par with specialist centres across the country. As a result, we are able to offer the best possible care to our patients and provide our consultants with the diagnostic support needed to achieve the best possible patient outcomes.

We provide a comprehensive range of tests for inpatients either within our department or at the patient’s bedside where necessary. All inpatient tests are normally reported on the day of testing.

Job Description

As a Senior Neuro-Physiologist you will be responsible to perform high quality, accurate standard and complex electroencephalograms (EEG) in the department and at the patient’s bedside on infants, children, adolescent, adult and elderly patients while determining and utilising the most appropriate recording techniques to gain optimal information for clinical interpretation.

The ideal candidate must have experience working in theatres, EEG , EP, Intraoperative Monitoring, and writing factual reports.

This is a full time post working 37.5 hours per week.

Monday to Friday - 9.00am to 5.00pm

Out of hours and on call services provided for emergencies (including weekends)

Salary - £39,446 - £44,925

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To consistently perform high quality, accurate standard and complex electroencephalograms (EEG) in the department and at the patient’s bedside on infants, children, adolescent, adult and elderly patients while determining and utilising the most appropriate recording techniques to gain optimal information for clinical interpretation.

  • To produce accurate technical/factual reports on all EEG’s prior to the consultant’s arrival on a daily basis.

  • To consistently perform high quality, accurate standard and complex Evoked Potentials (visual, brainstem and somatosensory) in the department and at the patient’s bedside on infants, children, adolescent, adult and elderly patients while determining and utilising the most appropriate recording techniques to gain optimal information for clinical interpretation.

  • To consistently perform high quality, accurate intraoperative monitoring (SSEP, MEP, VEP, BAEP and facial) in theatre as well as pre-operative evoked potentials while determining and utilising the most appropriate recording techniques to gain optimal information for clinical interpretation.

  • To be available for on-call and out-of-normal hours services when required.

  • To assist the consultants with EMG and Nerve Conduction Studies by preparing room, assisting with patient and maintaining cleanliness of testing room.

  • To attend all hospital required mandatory training.

  • To adhere to departmental and hospital policies and procedures.

  • To participate in department and hospital goals and objectives.

  • To continue with professional development through educational programs, current literature, workshops, study days and conferences.

  • To maintain equipment by performing daily checks, making minor adjustments as needed and reporting any equipment faults to manager, maintaining cleanliness of equipment and test rooms at all times.

  • To display a positive attitude and professional and appropriate behaviour including being courteous, co-operative and respectful to consultants, manager, co-workers and patients and their families, following the HCA’s code of conduct.

  • To assist with general departmental functions including record maintenance, clinical supply maintenance, clerical duties and other job related duties as assigned.

  • To assist the manager and other members of the Neurophysiology Team when required.

Skills & Experience

  • ECNE Part 1 (Essential)
  • BSc in Clinical Physiology (Neurophysiology) (Essential)
  • or equivalent (e.g. HNC in MPPM) (Essential)
  • RCCP voluntary registration (Desirable)
  • ANS membership (Desirable)
  • NeuromonitoringUK membership (Desirable)

About The Individual

HCA Healthcare UK offers ground-breaking innovation, leading the way in complex care. You will be provided with the opportunity to develop your career and we are committed to helping you achieve this by providing appraisals, mentorship and further training / development opportunities

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please send through your details and we would be happy to accommodate an informal visit as part of your application process. We look forward to meeting you!

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