JOB ADVERTS

https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/916214748

Employer: University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Department: MedicineLocation:Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol
Salary: £31,365 - £37,890 pa pro rata

A full-time permanent vacancy has arisen for a suitably qualified enthusiastic person to join our team of physiologists in the Sleep Unit within the Respiratory Medicine Department at the Bristol Royal Infirmary.

The ideal applicant will have a BSc in Clinical Physiology or equivalent qualification and have successfully completed ARTP Parts I & II or Practitioner level exam. They should also have relevant experience in sleep studies.

As well as carrying out clinical investigations the role will involve deputising for the Lead Clinical Physiologists, assisting with service development, providing supervision and ongoing education for other members of staff and students on placement within the department.

You should have the ability to work flexibly, be able to work with your own initiative and enjoy working as part of a team. A keen eye for detail and accuracy is also required. You will be expected to work closely with other healthcare professionals, including respiratory consultants, nurses and physiotherapists.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Alain Fildes, Lead Clinical Physiologist

[email protected]

https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/916208635

Employer: Wye Valley NHS Trust

Department:
229 Lung Function
Location:
Hereford
Salary:
£38,890 to £44,503 pa

 

An excellent full time opportunity has arisen for a  Senior Sleep Physiologist to join our busy, well-equipped department at the Wye Valley NHS Trust Hospital in Hereford.

The Senior Sleep Physiologist works under the general supervision of the Chief Sleep Physiologist for the Wye Valley Sleep service to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep and ventilation disorders including outpatient sleep studies, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, comprehensive patient care and direct patient education .

The successful candidate will need excellent interpersonal skills, be able to motivate and develop others. You will be working as part of a team but also be able to work autonomously with some degree of responsibility. You will be encouraged to develop their skills to become a lead person within one of the specialist areas.

Wye Valley trust has over 2000 patients on either CPAP or Ventilation.

One of the main roles will be to assist the Chief Physiologist with the development of Polysomnography (PSG) / Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT) and The Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT) service development and delivery of service.

You should ideally hold a BSc in Clinical Physiology (Respiratory) Degree pre 2012 or MSc Clinical Physiology (Respiratory) Degree post 2012. It is essential that you have passed both Association for Respiratory Technology & Physiology (ARTP) / British Thoracic Society (BTS) Part 1 and 2 national qualifications and ideally be on the RCCP voluntary register.

Evidence of further education such as relevant Post Graduate degree or Equivalent Specialist modules / courses in Sleep Technology and or American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) / Accredited Sleep Technologist Education Programme (ASTEP) Course/modules.

The successful candidate should be a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) qualification or be willing to work towards.

For further details or an informal visit, please contact Michael Howard, Lead Respiratory Physiologist, on 01432 372940 or [email protected]


All correspondence relating to this vacancy including INVITATIONS TO INTERVIEW WILL BE BY EMAIL ONLY. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. If you have not received an email within 4 weeks of the closing date then assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Adverts that display a closing date should be treated as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Please ensure when completing your application form that your references cover the last 3 years and that they are provided by appropriate referees for example not work colleagues but from someone in a position of authority where you have previously worked.

Wye Valley NHS Trust operates a strict No-Smoking policy on-site.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/916208634

Employer: Wye Valley NHS Trust

Department:
229 Lung Function
Location:
Hereford
Salary:
£38,890 to £44,503 pa

 

An excellent full time opportunity has arisen for a Senior Respiratory Physiologist to join our busy, well-equipped department at the Wye Valley NHS Trust Hospital in Hereford.

You must be proficient in a range of comprehensive procedures in both adults and paediatrics including spirometry, lung function testing, reversibility studies, blood gas analysis, sleep and ventilation services.

The successful candidate will need excellent interpersonal skills, be able to motivate and develop others.You will be working as part of a team but also be able to work autonomously with some degree of responsibility. You will be encouraged to develop their skills to become a lead person within one of the specialist areas.

The department performs a full range of routine and specialist lung function investigations; including full lung function tests, hypoxic and bronchial challenges, cardiopulmonary exercise testing, respiratory muscle tests, simple exercise testing and arterial blood gases.
A full range of sleep studies are performed, including; home oximetry, home respiratory sleep studies (Alice night one).
Overnight transcutaneous CO2 monitoring is also performed.
Initiation and monitoring of ventilator support is performed for patients requiring domiciliary NIV.
Approximately 2000 patients are currently treated and monitored with CPAP.

You should ideally hold a BSc in Clinical Physiology (Respiratory) Degree pre 2012 or MSc Clinical Physiology (Respiratory) Degree post 2012. It is essential that you have passed both Association for Respiratory Technology & Physiology (ARTP) / British Thoracic Society (BTS) Part 1 and 2 national qualifications and ideally be on the RCCP voluntary register.

For further details or an informal visit, please contact Michael Howard, Lead Respiratory Physiologist, on 01432 372940 or [email protected]


All correspondence relating to this vacancy including INVITATIONS TO INTERVIEW WILL BE BY EMAIL ONLY. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. If you have not received an email within 4 weeks of the closing date then assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Adverts that display a closing date should be treated as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Please ensure when completing your application form that your references cover the last 3 years and that they are provided by appropriate referees for example not work colleagues but from someone in a position of authority where you have previously worked.

Wye Valley NHS Trust operates a strict No-Smoking policy on-site.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

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