Allied Health Professionals - Respiratory Physiologist

  • Department Respiratory Physiologist
  • Salary £23,023 - £29,608 per annum
  • Closing Date 22/10/2018
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital and The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-TRP-510
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time 37.5 hours per week

We have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified Specialist Respiratory Clinical Physiologist. Working closely with colleagues, the successful applicant can anticipate a full and active role delivering routine lung function investigations including spirometer, gas transfer, body plethysmography, reversibility studies and field exercise tests (6 minute walks). It would be an advantage if the successful applicant has experience in performing advanced lung function investigations such as CPET, capillary blood gas measurement - although full training will be given. The successful applicant will have a relevant degree.            

The Trust comprises of The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford, and is committed to providing a high quality, accessible and equitable Respiratory Physiology Department with strong links and working relationships with community providers. The post holder will be required to work across both sites.

We are entering an exciting period here at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. We have been guaranteed more than £300 million pounds to develop our hospitals into two state of the art facilities that will offer greatly improved environments, more sustainable staffing and better facilities. It will make Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals (SaTH) a better place to work, in turn making it a better place to receive care.

Over the last two years we have been building the foundations of a better future through our work with Virginia Mason and our own Transforming Care Institute (TCI). We have introduced a leadership academy with more opportunities for development so all our leaders support, coach and perform at the highest levels, celebrate the hard work of our staff and recognise the wonderful improvements that are being made each and every day. This is a vital stepping stone to ensure we are equipped for our better future and realising our vision of providing the safest and kindest care for our patients. Leadership is about supporting teams to be the best they can be. As we move forward together it is vital all our teams understand their important role in delivering this brighter future for everyone.

Shropshire is a beautiful county located between the West Midlands and north Wales. Whilst rural and home to the Shropshire Hills it is anything but sleepy. The county is bustling with idyllic towns including Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Bridgnorth and Ludlow, with plenty to do regardless of your interests. More information can again be found under further links.

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