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CLINICAL VASCULAR SCIENTIST – PERMANENT CONTRACT

REFERENCE NUMBER: 025492

 

CLINICAL VASCULAR SCIENTIST – 12 MONTH FIXED TERM CONTRACT

REFERENCE NUMBER: 025539

 

GRADE: BAND 7

 SALARY SCALE: £39,300 - £46,006

HOURS: 37.5 per week

 

LOCATION: VASCULAR LABORATORY, ROYAL INFIRMARY OF EDINBURGH

 

CLOSING DATE:  5th August 2020 INTERVIEW DATE:  13th August 2020

 

We are looking to recruit two experienced Clinical Vascular Scientists or Vascular Sonographers to join the Vascular Laboratory team in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.  We have two posts available, one is a permanent position and the other is a fixed term position for 12 months to cover Maternity Leave.

 

Experienced applicants must hold a science degree in a relevant subject and be fully qualified as an Accredited Clinical Vascular Scientist (AVS) through the SVT or hold a relevant Postgraduate qualification in vascular ultrasound.

 

The Vascular Laboratory provides a specialist diagnostic vascular ultrasound imaging service including carotid and vertebral assessment, peripheral upper and lower limb arterial and venous assessment, graft surveillance, aortic aneurysm surveillance, fistula assessment and treadmill testing.  The ultrasound service is supported by a Secretary and a Healthcare Assistant.

 

The Vascular Laboratory team work with seven Vascular Consultants, Consultant Radiologists and Vascular Nurse Specialists and the multidisciplinary team in the Department of Vascular Surgery.

 

The Vascular Laboratory is spacious, with air-conditioned rooms and it is well equipped with a Siemens Helix, Siemens S2000 and Siemens Juniper ultrasound scanners and a portable GE Vivid IQ ultrasound scanner.  Portable GE Logiq Es ultrasound scanners are used for the NAAASP.  We use an electronic reporting system and are connected to PACS.

 

Applicants interested in part-time hours or compressed working hours will also be considered.

 

Edinburgh and the Lothians are on the eastern side of Scotland’s central belt in the heart of the country.  It is a region of exceptional beauty and contrast, from the splendour of Edinburgh to the beauty and variety of the hills, countryside and coastline.

 

NHS Lothian is committed to supporting staff through a relocation process.  For further information on relocating to Edinburgh, please visit our careers website:

http://careers.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk/AboutNHSLothian/Location/RelocatingToLothian/Pages/default.aspx

 

For all enquiries or to arrange a visit, please contact Sarah Jane Carmichael, Chief Clinical Vascular Scientist or Heather Anderson, Senior Clinical Vascular Scientist on 0131 242 3605.

 

Apply on-line www.jobs.scot.nhs.uk

 

**Please note – the e-mail address you provide on the application form will be used to communicate any further correspondence relating to this vacancy**

 

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post.