Highly Specialised Cardiac Physiologist - Echocardiography

Band 7

Main area
Cardiology
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
349-SMD-0658-A
Site
Central manchester University hospitals
Town
Manchester
Salary
£31,696 - £41,787 per annum
Closing
26/10/2017 23:59

From 1st October 2017, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) has joined together to create a new Foundation Trust which has been named Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. 

Our new organisation will provide a single hospital service across the city of Manchester and in 12- 18 months will also include the services currently provided by North Manchester General Hospital.  These changes will make a real difference to the health outcomes and quality of life for the people of Manchester.  That’s why this really is an extremely exciting and challenging period in the delivery of health and social care in Greater Manchester and one that provides a wealth career opportunities for great people right across our Group. 

Are you a current Band 6/7 Cardiac Physiologist with strong echocardiography skills? We are currently seeking a suitably experienced echocardiographer to join our busy department.

Our department is strongly committed to providing physiologist led specialist imaging services including adult TOE, Stress Echo and Cardiac Valve Surveillance clinics. We offer all band 7's the opportunity to train in a specialist area of echo. We have recently purchased 10 new GE E95's/ S70's to underline our commitment to providing a first class service

The department also supports attendance at BSE conference, adult and ACHD echo courses and funding for a Msc in Medical ultrasound/ Advanced practice can be applied for. Applications will be also accepted at band 6, for physiologists who have passed the BSE exam and are in the process of collecting cases for their BSE log book

As the leading provider of tertiary and specialist healthcare services in Manchester, we’re one of the largest NHS Trusts in the North West. Indeed, we treat more than a million patients every year and we are home to hundreds of world-class staff, each committed to being the very best at what they do.

In return we will provide a comprehensive induction programme and you will be appraised on a yearly basis with a view to developing knowledge and skills where appropriate.

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Stuart Allen - Principal Cardiac Physiologist
Elaine Pickett - Lead physiologist Echocardiography
on 0161 276 3334

If you have problems applying, contact

Human Resources Recruitment Department
Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Headquarters
Cobbett House
Manchester
M13 9WL
Telephone
0161 276 5137