Specialist Cardiac Physiologist: Sponsorship Available

  • Full Time
  • Bristol, United Kingdom
  • 35,392 – 42,618 £ / Year

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust

Job Summary

Are you currently a Cardiac Physiologist looking to increase your knowledge and experience? Are you looking for your next opportunity? Do you want to collaborate with other like-minded individuals to deliver the highest possible care to patients in a large tertiary referral centre?

If so, then an opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and motivated Cardiac Physiologist to join the Physiology team at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UH Bristol & Weston).

The role will be based at the Bristol Heart Institute, a purpose built facility for the diagnosis and treatment of Cardiac disease. We are the regional centre of ACHD patients taking referrals from Wales and the South West of England. We provide a full range of invasive cardiology services including 24-hour primary PCI, CTO, Shockwave and Impella cases.

Our Devices and EP services include ICD/CRT and leadless implant and follow up, with physiologist-led ILR implant , PVI and VT ablations using all the latest 3D mapping systems. We are a leading centre for TAVI implantation, implantation of Mitra Clip and PFO closure devices.

Our Cardiology department currently includes 5 Cardiac catheter labs and one hybrid lab shared with Cardiac Surgery . This is a busy centre, with high case volumes which offers significant opportunity for career development and learning opportunities.

We also welcome applications from student Physiologists hoping to qualify in 2024.

Main duties of the job

As a department we support the national programs for STP & HSST trainees, L4 & L6 apprentices.

A degree in Clinical physiology, Healthcare Science – Physiological Sciences or equivalent is essential; IBHRE or BHRS accreditation will be a distinct advantage. All applicants must be eligible for UK State registration as a Cardiac Physiologist, through either RCCP, ACHS or via the HCPC register.

This position may suit either a newly qualified Cardiac Physiologist or an already established Cardiac Physiologist looking to step up to the challenge of working within a busy tertiary Cardiac Centre.

To undertake a full range of cardiac investigations within a regional tertiary service for cardiology and maintains associated patient records in line with local policies.

Works independently without medical supervision in exercise tests and in pacemaker and ICD follow up clinics.

Works independently and unsupervised in all aspects of cardiology both non-invasive and invasive and including on call. This includes the GUCH service and routine electrophysiology studies.

Provide training and clinical supervision to students, assistant grades and other healthcare professional as deemed necessary.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • Btec, Htec MPPM or degree in Clinical physiology or equivalent


  • State Registration
  • CPD – short courses evidence

Knowledge and Experience


  • Experience with full range of non-invasive and invasive cardiology procedures to include biventricular and ICD implants


  • ICD troubleshooting course relevant short courses
  • Teaching and training
  • Research and development activity

Skills and Abilities


  • Physical ability to wear a lead apron when working with X-rays
  • Good coordination skills for threshold analysis during clinics
  • Able to use standard keyboard



  • Communication skills to include sympathetic and tact
  • Ability to prioritise and organise own work load
  • Adaptable to various conditions including unpredictability able to cope with stress and trauma eg death and mortuary work
  • Team Player
  • Willingness to learn shows initiative

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Closing Date: 01 May 2024

To apply for this job please visit apps.trac.jobs.

Job Category: Others
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: United Kingdom

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