Cardiac Physiologist Position, Co Dublin

Servisource Healthcare
Published
October 15, 2020
Location
Dublin North, Ireland
Category
Job Type
Hours of Work
Various shifts available
Education Requirements
Post Graduate Qualification
Experience Requirements
2 Years
Job Responsibilities
all levels of physiologist duties
Job Industry
Healthcare
Salary
Negotiable
Salary Currency
Euro
Job Order
JO-2009-454464
Page Views
14

Description

On behalf of my client in North Dublin, I am recruiting for a Cardiac Physiologist.

The Cardiac Physiologist will undertake the duties appropriate to the work of the Cardiology Department/Cath Lab that carries out a wide range of investigations, including the following, which is not an exhaustive list : 

  • ECGs Recording / Interpretation, and highlighting abnormal findings
  • 24 hour Holter monitoring, patient hook up and technical downloading/analysis interpretation
  • 24 hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring, patient hook up and analysis of same
  • Event Recording, patient hook up and analysis
  • Stress Electrocardiography, patient hook up and interpretation
  • Transthoracic and Transoesophageal Echocardiography
  • Pacing and ICD Implantation and Follow-up support
  • Coronary Angiography and Percutaneous Intervention

 

Duties &  Responsibilities of a Cardiac Physiologist:

  • Performing procedures, reporting and highlighting abnormal Recordings
  • Carrying out calibration and routine maintenance of all equipment, which includes sterilisation where necessary
  • Ascertain & record patient history details and interpret requisition forms
  • Participation in patient care, i.e. preparation and reassurance of patient
  • Maintain accurate and adequate patient database and records   
  • Demonstrate commitment to in-service training of students and technicians
  • Be pro-active and function effectively and quickly in an emergency situations including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Assist in the review and monitoring of cardiology policies, documentation & systems
  • Take responsibility for keeping up to date with cardiology literature, recent relevant research and new developments in cardiology
  • Promote the aims of the Hospital by developing and maintaining networks with other relevant service providers in education and clinical practice
  • Comply with Quality Standards & Health & Safety regulations striving for continuous improvement and safe working practices at all times.
  • Deputise for other staff including the Chief II / Chief I Cardiac Technician in their absence and/or as required
  • Perform such other duties appropriate to the office that may reasonably be required

Person Specification  

  • Possess the B.Sc. in Clinical Measurement Science, the Certificate in Medical Physics and Physiological Measurement or hold an equivalent qualification
  • Be an associate of the Society of Cardiological Science and Technology
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a high capacity for responsibility and individual initiative
  • Be able to demonstrate adaptability to the rapid changes taking place in the Hospital 

Desirable skills:

  • Electrophysiology clinical experience and post graduate education is desirable
  • Post graduate education (IHRBE/BSE) accreditation desirable
  • Tilt –Table testing
  • Assist with departmental in house training, supervise others within team
  • Shows initiative and pro-activity within the remit of this role
  • Effective communicator
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual
  • Have a flexible approach to working arrangements responding to departmental service demands

To apply for this position, please forward your CV to Lisa Curran on [email protected] quoting the reference number JO-2009-454464 in the subject bar.

All applications will be dealt with under the strictest confidence and only successful candidates will be contacted.

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