Highly Specialised Cardiac Physiologist (Cardiac Rhythm Management) – Leeds, UK

  • Oculus Health
  • Leeds, UK

Job summary:

To develop the cardiac devices service within the cardiology department.

The successful candidate will perform the duties of a Highly Specialised Cardiac Physiologist (HSCP) within the sphere of CRM, including but not limited to; implantation and follow-up of ICD’s, CRT's, brady devices and ILR's. Additional duties will include competently performing a wide range of cardiac investigations, including analysis, interpretation and reporting of results across all areas of invasive and non-invasive cardiology.

Key accountabilities (including but not limited to):

  • To provide highly specialist, professional direction and expertise in the technical environment of device implantation and follow-up and act as a resource within the department and wider hospital, demonstrating a high level of clinical competence in the care of patients with implantable cardiac devices.
  • To act as an expert clinical role model and resource to staff in order to optimise quality of care delivery through facilitation of evidence based/best practice care to a variety of outpatients, inpatients and surgical patients within the hospital.
  • To be responsible for maintaining and developing standards of performance and competency within cardiac rhythm management, as evidenced by further training and/or qualification in the relevant specialist area.
  • To ensure accurate records of activity are kept within the CRM team, as well as having responsibility for the maintenance of implant and follow-up records, including ensuring accurate reporting so that information can be used for audit, improvement and clinical governance purposes.
  • To ensure effective stock control through appropriate procedures, including monitoring of standing orders, maintenance and service contracts, ensuring that they best meet the needs of the service and that suppliers & manufacturers provide the best possible service quality and value.
  • To provide high quality testing and analysis using a wide range of physiological measurement techniques in other areas of invasive and non-invasive cardiac physiology, including catheter lab procedures, exercise tolerance testing and ambulatory monitoring.

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Clinical Physiology or Healthcare Science.
  • Certification of accreditation in cardiac devices from BHRS or equivalent.
  • Experience in performing cardiac diagnostic tests and procedures.
  • Excellent technical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team.


  • 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