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CLINICAL VASCULAR SCIENTIST

Vacancy Reference Number
066530
Closing Date
12 Oct 2021
Salary
£40,872 - £47,846
Address
VASCULAR LABORATORY, ROYAL INFIRMARY OF EDINBURGH
Duration
PERMANENT

 

 

 TITLE: CLINICAL VASCULAR SCIENTIST

GRADE: BAND 7

 SALARY SCALE: £40,872 - £47,846

HOURS: 37.5 / 22.5 hours per week            CONTRACT DURATION: PERMANENT

LOCATION: VASCULAR LABORATORY, ROYAL INFIRMARY OF EDINBURGH

 

 

We are looking to recruit one full time (1.0 WTE) and one part-time (0.6 WTE) experienced Clinical Vascular Scientist or Vascular Sonographer to join our friendly and enthusiastic team of 3 Accredited Clinical Vascular Scientists, HCA and administrator in the Vascular Laboratory in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

 

Experienced applicants must hold a degree in a relevant subject (science/healthcare based) 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 Vascular Laboratory team work closely with seven Vascular Consultants, Consultant Radiologists and Vascular Nurse Specialists and the multidisciplinary team in the Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.

 

The Vascular Laboratory is spacious, with air-conditioned rooms and it is well equipped with a Siemens Helix, Siemens Sequoia and Siemens Antares Ultrasound Scanners and a portable GE Vivid IQ and portable GE Logiq Es.  We use an electronic reporting system and are connected to PACS.

 

The Vascular Laboratory acknowledges the recommendations of the SoR and allocates protected study time.

 

Applicants interested in part-time hours will 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.

 

Further Information


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

Contact Details

For all enquiries or to arrange a visit, please contact Karen Gallagher, Chief 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.