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Senior Chief Cardiac Physiologist (CRM) - Band 7

Main area
Cardiac and Respiratory
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£33,222 - £43,041 per annum
19/11/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

Senior Cardiac Physiologist (CRM)

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is a major tertiary centre situated on the outskirts of Coventry, with good access to the whole of the Midlands and general motorway network.

We are looking for a highly specialised cardiac physiologist to join our friendly, energetic team and to take on the role of the lead CP in the Cardiac Rhythm Management (Pacing and Implantable Devices) section of the department.

You may be an experienced Chief Cardiac Physiologist, or already be a Senior Chief Cardiac Physiologist, who has an interest in this area and is keen to develop their skills and to lead this forward thinking team.

A working knowledge of other areas of Cardiology is essential as we are a major tertiary centre providing a full range of invasive and non-invasive procedures, and have a 24/7 PPCI service that is one of the best in the country.

We are committed to professional development, and work co-operatively with other professions/disciplines, encouraging and developing a multidisciplinary approach to cardiac care.

We aim to ensure excellent training and development and communication within the team, to be able to deliver a cohesive and motivated physiology workforce.

The department encourages and supports research and educational development, and we actively support students on Cardiac Physiology degree courses at various universities throughout the Midlands and South of England.

To apply for this post you must have full BHRS / IBrhe accreditation, and a Degree in Clinical Physiology, or equivalent. You should be on or eligible to join the RCCP register.


Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

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If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Lynn Gardener, telephone - 02476966407

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