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Specialist Respiratory Physiologist

Band 5-6

Main area
Respiratory Physiology
Grade
Band 5-6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
438-RC0040-G
Site
Royal Preston Hospital
Town
Preston
Salary
Band 5 - £23,023 - £29,608 pa Band 6 - £28,050 - £36,644 pa
Closing
22/08/2018 23:59

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Respiratory Physiologist to join our Trust.

Band 5 candidates will be considered and pay scale will reflect experience and qualifications.  The successful candidate would then be expected to work towards a Band 6 level once in post. In house support and training would be provided, with an expectation to work towards ARTP Practitioner Examination.

The role is part of the development of the ‘Lancashire Chest Centre’ which offers tertiary services in several sub-specialties of Respiratory Medicine. You will be joining a thriving team which comprises of 9 Respiratory Consultants across the two hospital sites. Services are provided across both Chorley and Preston sites.

We are currently expanding services in Respiratory medicine with new developments in the diagnosis and treatment of unexplained breathlessness, vocal cord dysfunction and complex asthma.


We are entering an exciting phase of developing the respiratory department, with new services for our airways team including challenge testing, impulse oscillometry, and exercise physiology. We are also getting the opportunity to be involved in a number of research projects in this area.

The successful candidate will be required to provide and undertake a broad range of respiratory investigation as part of a quality diagnostic service.

Experience in CPAP and sleep services would also be desirable

Continuous professional development is strongly encouraged and you will have excellent opportunities to develop further your skills and knowledge.

Interview date to be confirmed.

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Applicant requirements

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

Martina Lambert Lead Respiratory Physiologist
Tel: 01772 524528
martina.lambert@lthtr.nhs.uk

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01257 245051