Associate Practitioner Cardiology – Leeds, UK

  • Oculus Health
  • Leeds, UK

Job summary:

To work as part of the clinical physiology service within the Cardiology Department. Independently performing and assisting with a wide range of physiological investigations; includes inpatients and outpatients, adults, paediatrics and the acutely unwell to aid the clinical diagnosis and ongoing management.

Key Accountabilities (including but not limited to):

  • Carries out all aspects of clinical and administrative work as approved by their line manager, working within established codes of practice and local departmental standard operating procedures.
  • Clinical investigations dependent on the applicant’s skillset and area of clinical focus and may include: - 12 lead ECG, 24/48/72 hour Ambulatory ECG Monitoring, 5/7-day Ambulatory ECG Monitoring, 24 HR blood pressure monitoring, Overnight Pulse Oximetry, act as a second for Physiologist/Consultant led Exercise Stress Test and Stress Echocardiogram.
  • Routinely undertakes assessment of both inpatients and outpatients prior to a range of investigations and uses own discretion to ensure the patient is suitable for the investigation.
  • To be professionally and legally accountable for all aspects of own work, including the management of patients in your care and dealing with their specific needs.

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • NVQ level 2 or above.
  • Expected to undertake informal training by means of periodic ‘in-house’ assessments.
  • Communicates with all members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure the best possible care for the patient.
  • Previous experience of working in a Cardiology department is desirable but not essential.


  • Highly competitive salary (based on experience)
  • 25 days (+ Bank Holidays) annual leave, increasing with continued service
  • Free private healthcare
  • Free gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme