Cardiac Physiologist Position, Co Dublin

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Job 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 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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  • Salary:Negotiable
  • Location:Glasnevin, North Dublin
  • Type:Temporary
  • Category:Healthcare