Senior Sleep Physiologist | University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 23 April 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £35,392 - £42,618 pa pro rata
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 23 May 2024
Location: Bristol, BS2 8HW
Company: University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6243098/387-M-2924-NG

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A full-time substantive role, 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 Physiologist, 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.

This role is for 37.5 hours per week. There can be some flexibility regarding the exact hours to be worked, although there is the requirement for some evening (late shift) working.
• Responsible for providing an efficient and high quality service in the field of Sleep Studies and to provide the very best care and efficient treatment of patients during their stay in the department.
• To work collaboratively with colleagues and other professionals to ensure services meet changing healthcare needs.
• To deputise for the Sleep Unit Clinical Lead, covering all aspects of the role, when required.
• Provide leadership and support to the Sleep Unit staff in dealing with difficult and conflicting situations including those that are of a clinical/professional nature.

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as ‘Good’ overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

For a more detailed job description, main responsibilities, and Person Specification, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

This advert closes on Tuesday 7 May 2024

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