Highly Specialised Cardiac Physiologist - Echocardiography Band 7

Posted 25 February by BLACKSTONE RECRUITMENT LIMITED
Job Purpose
  • To perform and report adult Echocardiograms where appropriate for review with Consultants.
  • To assist Cardiac Consultants / Fellows in Trans-Oesophageal Echocardiograms.
  • To participate in Specialist physiology led clinics
  • To work both independently and in conjunction with Senior Echocardiographers to ensure that the Echocardiography services are provided in the most efficient and effective way.
  • To critically review working practices in the department and keep abreast of new developments in technology and trends in Echocardiography.
  • To participate in the Saturday Echocardiography Rota

Communication and Working Relationship Skills

  • To have necessary interpersonal skills to manage patient/relative contacts where there may be hostility (e.g. anxious, confused or aggressive patient) or poor understanding (e.g. language, impaired vision or hearing).
  • Communicates test procedures to reassure patients of all ages who may have learning or physical disabilities, sometimes requiring persuasion.
  • To establish and maintain good working relationships with patients, relatives and members of the team.
  • To keep colleagues informed of occurrences that may impact on service delivery.
  • To verbally report complex results to colleagues at all levels where appropriate.

Analytical and Judgemental Skills

  • To inform a clinical diagnosis: interprets results and provide a factual report within Echocardiography taking appropriate action to expedite patient care.
  • To use clinical judgement to triage diagnostic request forms in order to prioritise patients / reject inappropriate referrals.
  • To investigate and resolve any relevant service complaints / concerns raised by patients and colleagues.

Required skills

  • Accredited
  • Echocardiography
  • Echo

Application questions

ARE YOU BSE ACCREDITED?
ARE YOU A RESIDENT OF THE UK?
ARE YOU WILLING TO TRAVEL?

Reference: 41790279

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