Chief Echocardiographer

Band 7

Main area
Non Invasive Cardiac Suite
Band 7
Fixed term
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill, London
£38,035 to £48,256 pa inc HCAP
22/10/2017 23:59

Chief Echocardiographer Band 7 + 10% RRP (one year fixed term contract)

Seeking applicants who are keen to work within an experienced and diverse team in one of the most progressive departments in Europe.

King’s College Hospital is a renowned research institution and encourages participation in new and ongoing projects.

The Echo department features the latest cardiac ultrasound equipment in an all-encompassing digital echo lab. It provides transthoracic, TOE, 3-D, DSE and stress exercise echo and contrast studies for all specialties in the Trust.

King’s is a recognized teaching hospital that actively encourages employees to participate in further training development and support will be provided to attend national and international conferences.

You must be able to demonstrate expertise in advanced techniques in echocardiography and be able to organize your time and work as part of a team. Express interest or have experience in research activities within a hospital environment.

King’s College hospital encourages flexible working hours with options of working 37.5 hours a week across 4 days or 5 days.

Key requirements of the position are:

High level of clinical and technical expertise in echocardiography

BSE Accreditation

Strong commitment to continued professional development

Interest in cardiovascular research

Ability to work in a team and communicate with senior staff grades effectively

Informal visits are encouraged and welcomed. For more information or to arrange a visit, please contact Joseph Reiken, Principal

This post is a fixed term contract for a period of one year to cover maternity leave.

This post attracts a 10% Recruitment and Retention Premium.

Short listed candidates will be contacted by email.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Joseph Reiken, Principal Echocardiographer

If you have problems applying, contact

King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill
0203 299 9000