Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Cardiac Physiologist as a Sub-speciality trainee

Band 6

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Cardiac Physiology
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Across JR and Horton
Oxford and Banbury
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum pro rota
12/12/2018 23:59

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.


Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values


Previous applicants need not apply


Are you currently an ‘all-rounder’ band 6 or experienced band 5 cardiac physiologist, struggling to get into your chosen area of specialist interest? If yes, and would like to take up a post where you will be given focused training in your chosen area of interest, then get in touch.

We are looking to appoint band 6 physiologists into either Imaging (echocardiography and Nuclear) or Cardiac Rhythm Management (EP and Devices), and whilst you will remain part of a multi-functioning team; you will spend most of your time within your chosen field (please indicate either imaging of CRM in your application). We will encourage and support you through the associated specialist accreditation in your field (BHRS or BSE).

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust requires is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. The Trust comprises of four hospitals, three in Oxford and one in Banbury and the Cardiac Physiology department works across all four sites.

We are looking for a qualified Cardiac Physiologist able to demonstrate continuous professional development via a working portfolio and should hold RCCP, AHCS or HCPC registration (or proof of application being underway).  We are looking for a mixed skill set, with limited involvement in all services, with the intention to focus your further development in your chosen field.

The successful post holder will join a large team of experienced and dynamic Cardiac Physiologists, Healthcare Scientist Assistants and Arrhythmia & Complex Device Nurse Practitioners.

In addition to your specialist training, you will be exposed to all areas of non-invasive cardiology including a growing CPET service, a large devices service, a full interventional program including CTO, TAVI, device extractions and electrophysiology. We are also fortunate to have our own physiology led nuclear cardiology service. The department has strong research links and all our physiologists and encouraged to take part.

The department encourages active involvement with professional bodies, and has regular representation at council level with SCST, BHRS and BCIS. We are a practical assessment centre for BSE, and also participate in the STP OSFA assessments for the National School for Healthcare Science. Professional development is encouraged at all levels, and we will support you along your chosen route of study.

We would suggest suitable candidates visit the department for a greater understanding of the post.


Closing date :12th December 2018

Planned interview Date: 6th January 2019

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Gareth Hall

Cardiac Physiology Service Manager