Specialist Respiratory Physiologist

King's College Hospital

Specialist Respiratory Physiologist

£48054

King's College Hospital, Orpington, Greater London

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: f46b6061353047cfb6d3dde945560706

Full Job Description

King's College Hospital is split between 2 sites - Denmark Hill in London and Princess Royal in Farnborough Kent. This role will be based at Princess Royal University Hospital, but there may be a requirement to work and undertake training at the Denmark Hill site on occasion.

The post holder will be involved in the provision of lung function, sleep investigation and treatment services for Princess Royal University Hospital

The successful candidate will provide a full range of both routine and specialised lung function tests and assist in the further development of the sleep investigation service and treatment service, including the initiation and follow up of CPAP and BiPAP treatment., The post holder will be involved in the provision of adult lung function, sleep investigation and treatment services for King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Paediatric testing may be required at the Denmark Hill site.

They will provide a full range of both routine and specialised lung function tests and assist in the development of a sleep investigation service.

The initiation and follow up of CPAP and BiPAP treatment for adult patients with obstructive sleep apnoea and responsibility for administration and clinical documentation of this service.

To have, in rotation, responsibility for one of the day to day running of either the lung function, sleep investigation or treatment of sleep disordered breathing services.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Respiratory Physiologist, with excellent communication and organisational skills. They should be self-motivated, demonstrate a high level of technical skills and be willing to learn new tests and techniques.

Clinical Physiology BSc, or equivalent professional qualification is required, and ARTP Part 1 and 2 are desirable alongside significant post qualification experience. The post holder should be registered with the RCCP or AHCS or actively seeking registration.

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 15,000 staff based across South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local and specialist services across its five sites. The trust-wide strategy of Strong Roots, Global Reachis our Vision to be BOLD, Brilliant people, Outstanding care, Leaders in Research, Innovation and Education, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do. By being person-centred, digitally-enabled, and focused on sustainability, we aim to take Team King's to another level.

We are at a pivotal point in our history and we require individuals who are ready to join a highly professional team and make a real, lasting difference to our patients and our people.

King's is committed to delivering Sustainable Healthcare for All via our Green Plan. In line with national Greener NHS ambitions, we have set net zero carbon targets of 2040 for our NHS Carbon Footprint and 2045 for our NHS Carbon Footprint Plus. Everyone's contribution is required in order to meet the goals set out in our Green Plan and we encourage all staff to work responsibly, minimising their contributions to the Trust's carbon emissions, waste and pollution wherever possible