Cardiac Physiologist

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Cardiff, UK
16 Jun 2019
21 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises .

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Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

A vacancy has arisen for a Band 5 Cardiac Physiologist within Cardiothoracic Services at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (C&V UHB).

The Cardiac Physiology Department is a vibrant and busy department providing tertiary services to South Wales. A new department is scheduled for completion in 2019, with service developments integral to the expansion.

There is a strong emphasis on professional development, with opportunities to gain high level skills and qualifications within the Cardiac Device (PPM/ICD/CRT), Electrophysiology and Echocardiography (Adult, Paediatric and ACHD) services.

As part of our commitment to extended roles we currently run physiologist led clinics including 'The Palpitations Clinic', Valve Screening Clinic and Cardiac Device follow-up clinics; with physiologist implantation of Injectable Loop recorders planned for the end of 2018.

We are looking for bright, keen and motivated band 5 Cardiac Physiologists to join our large team in delivering our comprehensive Cardiac Device Therapy, Echocardiography, Cardiac Catheter Lab and Non-Invasive Diagnostics services. The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills and will work well within a team. The ability to cope in stressful and demanding situations is highly desirable, although full support will be given.

We offer a dynamic, friendly working environment, a full induction programme and an individual personal development plan to guide your development within the role

A BSc in Clinical Physiology and RCCP registration, or similar, are essential; as is the desire to work towards gaining accreditation in one of the following advanced qualifications: BSE, BHRS, IBHRE.

The successful applicant will be expected to work across both University Hospital of Wales and University Hospital Llandough sites.

We are searching for Cardiac Physiologists who share our values:

-We care about the people we serve and the people we work with
-We trust one another
-We respect each other
-We take personal responsibility
-We treat people with kindness
-We act with integrity

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 27th June 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Mike Henson: Cardiac Physiology Service Manager: 029 2074 5489

Andrew Penney: Lead Cardiac Physiologist: 029 2074 5352

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