Senior Respiratory Physiologist

Recruiter
Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Luton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
1168755452
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Luton & Dunstable University Hospital is a highly rated, diverse and forward thinking place to work. We are a Foundation Trust serving a multi-cultural population of over 350,000 across Bedfordshire and North Hertfordshire.

The Trust Boards of Luton and Dunstable University Hospital and Bedford Hospital have agreed to explore plans to merge and form one NHS Trust. Under the umbrella of the single NHS Trust, both hospitals will retain their identity and individual hospital names. All key services will remain on both sites and will be managed as single teams across the whole Bedfordshire catchment area. This will bring many benefits for patients including much improved continuity of care.

Through tremendous commitment and hard work, our Paediatrics, Emergency Care Services and Outpatient Services achieved "Outstanding" in our 2016 Care Quality Commission inspection. Similarly we had an overall rating of "Good" across the rest of the hospital. We were praised as compassionate, empathetic and exhibiting patient outcomes above the average when compared with other acute Trusts.

We are a regional centre of excellence for several key specialties including, Obesity Research, Neurophysiology, Cardiology, Ophthalmology and Cancer Services. We are a tertiary level NICU provider and one of the largest centres for breast screening in the country.

The hospital continues to be committed to delivering the best patient care using the best clinical knowledge and technology available.

An exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic and forward thinking Respiratory Physiology Department.

The Respiratory Physiology Department undertake a wide variety of tests including routine and complex lung functions, a one stop sleep service,cardiopulmonary exercise testing, and oxygen assessments

We are looking for a Band 6 /7 depending on experience and qualifications.

You will be self motivated and have excellent interpersonal skills. You will have the ability to work under pressure, autonomously and prioritise your individual workload, as well as be able to work effectively within a team and support development of junior staff. You must be able to provide evidence of continuing professional development and have experience in a wide range of diagnostic respiratory investigations.

You must possess Scientific knowledge acquired through formal training to Clinical Physiology BSc or equivalent level.

RCCP/HPC registration is desirable.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Rachel Geary or Hayley Cremin on 01582 718440

Please note that vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date when sufficient number of applications have been received. Please ensure that you make your application as soon as possible.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all members of the community including people with disabilities.

All correspondence relating to vacancies will be via the e-mail address you have provided on your application form.

For details of how the Trust will process your identifiable information please see the 'Privacy Notices for Staff' on the public website (see link at bottom of the Home Page) or ask a member of the Trust's Recruitment Team for a copy

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

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