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Cardiac Physiologist

Band 5

Main area
Cardiology Directorate
Band 5
  • Full time
  • Part time

37.5 hours per week (Full Time and part time would be considered)

Job ref
Royal Gwent Hospital
£28,834 – £35,099 per annum, pro rata
Salary period
10/12/2023 23:59
If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email. 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


Job overview


An opportunity has arisen to join the Cardiac Physiology team in Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. The Grange University Hospital opened in November 2020.  We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual at Band 5 level to support the provision of a high quality service. A team player is essential for this role. The successful applicant will be encouraged to develop within a specialist field, with a view to rotational training in Echo and Heart Rhythm Management.

The successful applicant will possess (or working towards) a BSc in Clinical Physiology in addition to working towards or holding a RCCP/AHCS registration.

The Department offers a wide range of invasive and non-invasive investigations and therapies. These include, 2D/3D Transthoracic and Transoesophageal Echocardiography, DSE, Dysynchrony Studies, Physiologist led and Medically supervised Exercise Tolerance testing, RACPC, HUTT, Ambulatory ECG and BP monitoring and 7 day event recorders, Myocardial Perfusion Imaging, Pacemaker and complex device implant, (including follow-up), and Cardiac Catheterisation running from 2 Cardiac Catheter laboratories.

The Department also offers a Physiologist led Valve clinic, PCI angioplasty and GP Community Cardiology services. Future plans for the service include the development of a Physiologist led Stress Echocardiography Service, and an ICD/CRT device implanting service. There maybe a commitment to on-call in the future.


Main duties of the job


The post holder will be progressing towards the position of independent practitioner, working on their own initiative on an ongoing basis to cover their own patient workloads. They will follow Health Board, Occupational and Professional guidelines and will contribute to the development of departmental procedures and services within their specialist area. There will be direct supervision and referral to the departmental manager in matters relating to patient safety or in complex non-clinical issues may be necessary. Performance and objectives will be reviewed by the
departmental manager at annual appraisal.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.


Working for our organisation


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your speciality or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020.  Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

We are happy to receive applications from applicants that are currently working towards the BSc in Cardiac Physiology and that are due to graduate in 2023.

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • BSc in Clinical Physiology (or equivalent)
  • RCCP/AHCS registration (or eligible and actively seeking).
Desirable criteria
  • Specialist cardiac courses


Essential criteria
  • BLS
  • Ability to work as an independent practitioner
  • Comprehensive IT skills
Desirable criteria
  • ILS
  • Experience working as a qualified cardiac physiology


Essential criteria
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Motivated
  • Flexible approach & adaptable, welcomes constructive criticism, maintains confidentiality
Desirable criteria
  • Ability to speak Welsh.


Essential criteria
  • Confident to liaise with other staff groups (consultants and other medical staff, nurses and peers), patients and the public
  • Able to communicate information clearly. Must be able to work as a team member.
Desirable criteria
  • Capable of supervision, delegation and prioritisation.

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