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Trainee/Senior Clinical Vascular Scientist, Band 7, Vascular Lab, NW

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Closing Date
14 Aug 2022
£40,872- £47,846 per annum pro rata
Permanent, full time
NHS Tayside Trainee/Senior Clinical Vascular Scientist, Band 7, Vascular Lab, NW Salary: £40,872- £47,846 per annum pro rata Contract: Permanent, full time Closing date: 14 August 2022. An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Clinical Vascular Scientists (or trainees) to join the Vascular Laboratory team, based in Ninewells Hospital. The Vascular Laboratory is an integral part of a very dynamic vascular surgery team. Teamwork is highly valued and staff development across the multi-disciplinary team is strongly supported. Vascular services for NHS Tayside and NHS Fife have been delivered through the East of Scotland Vascular Network (ESVN), since 2002. The laboratory provides a hub and spoke diagnostic service across Tayside and Fife. Approximately 10,000 assessments are performed in Tayside per annum. Additionally a further 5,000 assessments are performed in Fife. The department receives patient referrals from acute services and from GP practices. The successful applicants will apply professional clinical knowledge and advanced skills in diagnostic imaging in the assessment and review of patients, presenting with vascular disease. You will be involved with the patient in the initial diagnostic (triage) assessment and pre intervention assessment and reporting. Post intervention a baseline assessment is performed which will determine the continued surveillance in the community. You will provide the diagnostic imaging and reporting necessary to support decision making and treatment plans. The laboratory also provides a service to support the haemodialysis department, rapid access stroke clinic, rapid access DVT clinic, one stop vascular clinics, vascular ulcer clinics, theatres and in-patient care. There will be a commitment to provide this service both in the Vascular Laboratory Ninewells Hospital, Dundee and at the busy satellite service in the Victoria Hospital Kirkcaldy. The ability to travel is therefore essential. You should possess a BSc in clinical physiology or a related scientific subject, and will have postgraduate accreditation (either a PG Dip in vascular ultrasound or SVT accreditation). Ideally you will have previous experience post accreditation. Consideration will also be given to applicants with BSc in clinical physiology or a related scientific subject. The post would subsequently be considered as a training post with an expectation the post holder must achieve post graduate accreditation in vascular ultrasound within three years You will be required to achieve the mandatory Induction standards for Healthcare Support Workers in Scotland and to comply with the Code of Conduct throughout your employment You will be working in a stunning part of the UK. Situated on the east coast of Scotland, Tayside offers an outstanding quality of life and work. Home to the historic cities of Dundee and Perth, Tayside offers excellent links to Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Ninewells hospital is situated on the banks of the Tay. It is close to beaches and within easy reach of stunning scenery across the mountains and glens. Dundee is the sunniest city in Scotland and named as one of the top destinations to visit. Dundee is home to two Universities, including a Medical School. It also offers great cultural interest with the Dundee Rep Theatre, the Transport Museum and Dundee contemporary Arts - a world class centre for development and exhibition of contemporary art and culture. Additionally it is a lively social hub and film house. It is also famous for the V&A Museum Dundee, overlooking the River Tay.

Further Information

Informal visits are actively encouraged, enquiries to: Mr Scott Steedman. Vascular Laboratory Manager, Ninewells Hospital Tel 01382 633869

Hours of work are: 37.5Hrs

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