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Chief Clinical Physiologist/Clinical Scientist

Band 7

Main area
Gastro-Intestinal Physiology and Urology.
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part-time 30 Hours Per Week
Job ref
185-A-18-54005
Town
Exeter, EX2 5DW
Salary
£31,696 - £41,787 per annum
Closing
18/05/2018 23:59

The Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital is situated in the historic cathedral city of Exeter. Exeter is ideally situated amongst beautiful Devon countryside and close to stunning beaches but with excellent rail, road and air links to the rest of the country. The Department of Clinical Measurements conducts a wide range of oesophageal, urological,vascular, sleep and respiratory physiological investigations as well as providing a nurse led bladder and bowel care service. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Clinical Scientist or Clinical Physiologist to join our friendly team, working in the gastrointestinal (GI) and urological physiology sections of the department. The major emphasis of this post will be focused around the Gastrointestinal Physiology Service. You will perform and report a wide range of investigations including high resolution oesophageal manometry, pH and pH with impedance studies, endoscopically placed wireless (Bravo) pH studies, High Resolution anorectal manometry and endoanal ultrasound. You will also provide a supportive role to urodynamic investigations, flow studies and ultrasound scanning of bladder residuals. Ideally applicants will be experienced in gastrointestinal physiology and will be an Accredited Independent Practitioner with the Association of GI Physiologists (AGIP) or will be supported to achieve this once in post. Experience of performing and reporting urodynamic investigations, as well as other urological investigations such as flow assessments is desirable but not essential. However, applications will be considered from applicants with differing levels of experience who can demonstrate a willingness to learn and enthusiasm to work across both disciplines and comprehensive training will be provided where necessary. For informal enquiries or to arrange a visit please contact Mrs Debbie Woodcock Chief Clinical Physiologist (Urology) on (01392) 402143 / email deborahwoodcock@nhs.net or Mrs Pia Hughes, Chief Clinical Physiologist (GI Physiology) on (01392) 402143 / email p.hughes@nhs.net. This post has been identified as involving access to vulnerable adults and/or children and in line with Trust policy successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure check. Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness, Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity ***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.** DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Debbie Woodcock deborahwoodcock@nhs.net 01392 402143

If you have problems applying, contact

Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Wonford
Barrack Road
Exeter
Devon
EX2 5DW
Telephone
01392 403936 or 403758

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To ensure our ethnic minority staff have an equal opportunity to succeed, we are offering career development support to any ethnic minority staff.

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