|A 1st or 2:1 in either an undergraduate honours degree (including an integrated master’s degree) in Cardiac Physiology (PTP) or a relevant scientific subject (examples include Pure or Applied Physics, Biology or Human Biology, or Sports Science (if significant scientific content).
A 2:2 undergraduate honours degree plus relevant cardiology experience and approval from the relevant HEI.
Alternative/vocational qualification plus sufficient and relevant experience and appropriate underpinning knowledge and skills in cardiology – as evidenced for example by appropriate Voluntary Registration with the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists or Academy for Healthcare Science and approval from the relevant HEI.
Demonstrated in a work or study context.
|Has an understanding of the role of an Echocardiographer in healthcare and disease and its application in a healthcare setting.||Application and interview|
|A committed, in-depth interest in Echocardiography and its application to direct clinical care of patients in a clinical environment.||Application and interview|
|Knowledge acquired through study and experience to formulate appropriate advice and judgements, including clinical judgements involving facts or situations that impact on patients.||Application and interview|
|Have an understanding of quality control and management assurance in a science or work-based context.||Application and interview|
|Ability to develop proficiency in the performance of routine and complex techniques currently in use where they are training (ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures accurately).||Application and interview|
|Able to identify problems associated with scientific equipment, inappropriate testing, incompatible results and to investigate these, plan corrective action confirming appropriateness with senior colleagues and follow up.||Application and interview|
|Ability to analyse and assess scientific, technical and medical literature.||Application and interview|
|Ability to use, maintain and troubleshoot scientific equipment.||Application and interview|
|Good IT skills and knowledge of common computing packages for word processing, spreadsheets, presentation packages and databases.||Application and interview|
|Ability to analyse complex information.||Application and interview|
Demonstrated in a study, work or non-work contexts.
|Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both writing and speaking in English language in order to:||Application and interview|
|Explain analytical, scientific and clinical aspects of the work to a variety of people including scientific colleagues, clinical professionals, service managers and patients and to listen to their needs.||Application and interview|
|Make formal presentations to groups of colleagues.||Application and interview|
|Good active listening skills to build rapport with the listener to encourage an open discussion.||Application and interview|
|Self-aware and flexible enough to adopt a range of evaluative or empathising listening styles according to the needs of the listener and the situation.||Application and interview|
|Ability to work autonomously in the planning and execution of their own work and under the guidance of their Departmental Supervisors.||Application and interview|
|Flexibility to acquire the skills to organise, plan and monitor the workload of others.||Application and interview|
|Ability to work under pressure (emotional resilience and ability to prioritise and plan work).||Application and interview|
|Under guidance develops good interpretative skills in the formulation of advice to multi-disciplinary team members on diagnosis and appropriate treatment of patients.||Application and interview|
|Good personal organisational skills.||Application and interview|
|Effective team worker, willing to adopt a role working in collaboration with others.||Application and interview|
|Good understanding of ethics and professional practice, the NHS constitution and the importance of patient-centred care.||Application and interview|
|Ability to support patients (or their carers) including those with a range of acute or chronic clinical conditions and disabilities in a variety of healthcare settings.||Application and interview|
Reasonable adjustments will be made in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.
|Reliable and flexible||Application, Interview and References|
|Ability to perform a wide range of duties according to the Job Description.||Application and Interview|
|Highly developed co–ordination skills with good dexterity and hand-eye co-ordination and those skills required for the performance of fine analytical techniques.||Application and Interview|
|Ability to meet the travel requirements of the training role.||Application and Interview|