Clinical Scientist Vascular Science - Band 7

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37.5 hours per week
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University Hospital Coventry
£31,696 - £41,787 per annum
25/06/2018 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 

University Hospital Coventry

Vascular Laboratory


Vascular Scientist Band 7, 37.5 hrs per week

 A Vascular Scientist post has become available in our busy and forward looking Vascular Laboratory.

 The vascular laboratory supports the work of 6 vascular surgeons and is mainly based at University Hospital Coventry, which is the vascular hub for Warwickshire.

The Laboratory has 3 recently purchased GE Loqiq e9 ultrasound scanners, treadmill, transcranial Doppler and other noninvasive vascular measurement equipment.

We have pleasant facilities, friendly staff with good support from our vascular colleagues. We also support the AAA screening service and Sickle Cell Anaemia screening.

 The successful candidate would need at least 3 years experience of vascular ultrasound and should be able to perform a range of ultrasound examinations including carotid artery, arm and leg arterial and venous scans, ABPI’s, transcranial Doppler, fistula, EVAR and graft assessments. Training can be given to candidates if they are not experienced in the full range of these tests.

Experience of transcranial Doppler ultrasound would be particularly useful.

 The post involves performing routine scans, perioperative TCD monitoring, supporting daily TIA clinics and also contributing to research.




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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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