Physiologist GI Gastrointestinal Physiologist Hospital

  • Job Reference: 76055 S295M
  • Date Posted: 29 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
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  • Location: Dublin North
  • Salary: €65,000 to €95,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: excellent Hospital plus benefits
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Physiologist GI Senior Dublin Gastrointestinal Physiologist

Senior GI Physiologist
Dublin Hospital

Our client an established Hospital in Dublin wishes to recruit a Senior GI Physiologist.
To be familiar with the techniques and range of equipment used in current medical practice for the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients referred to the GI Function Laboratory.

Specifically :

* High Resolution Oesophageal Manometry
* 24 hour pH & Impedance Studies
* High Resolution Anorectal Manometry

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
*Perform the required diagnostic test adhering to departmental policies, reporting and highlighting any abnormal or inconsistent results and take corrective action if necessary.
*Conduct the assigned GI physiology tests to a high standard of safety adhering to departmental policies at all times.
*Conduct routine calibration, quality control and preventative maintenance.
*Administer local anaesthetic (Lidocaine spray) as necessary/required within the department for the relevant test.
*Prepare the patient for procedures e.g. history taking, interpreting request forms, explaining procedure and reassuring.
*Record and compile results in an accurate and timely manner for reporting by medical staff.
*Clean/disinfect/sterilise equipment to manufacturer's recommendations and in conjunction with infection control policies in the hospital.
*Maintain adequate and accurate patient files to facilitate efficient retrieval of previous and current test reports assist the Chief II to compile ongoing statistics of workload.
*Undertake clerical duties where appropriate e.g. filing reports, making appointments, dealing with telephone queries etc.
*Maintain stringent quality control management to ensure ongoing accurate reliable results and a safe laboratory environment for both staff and patients.
*Ensure hospital policies and procedures are adhered to as they affect the department.
*Ensure knowledge is updated and undertake continuing education as appropriate. Attend mandatory training and relevant in-service lectures e.g. fire training, CPR, manual handling and any other lectures /seminars provided as required to maintain and improve knowledge and skills.
*Maintain good communication and liaise effectively with all departments and relevant external organisations ensuring the delivery of a quality service.

Essential Qualifications
* Possess the BSc in Clinical Measurement from Technological University Dublin (TUD) (formerly DIT) or equivalent as confirmed by the Irish Institute of Clinical Measurement Physiologists (IICMP).
* Possess the Certificate in Medical Physics and Physiological Measurement (MPPM) from Technological University Dublin (TUD) (formerly DIT) or equivalent as confirmed by the Irish Institute of Clinical Measurement Physiologists (IICMP).
* Possess an equivalent relevant scientific qualification (Level 8) as confirmed by the Irish Institute of Clinical Measurement Physiologists (IICMP).

Essential Experience
* Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years satisfactory relevant post qualification experience.

Essential Skills
* Candidates must have the clinical, and administrative capacity to properly discharge the functions of the role.
* Excellent organisational and time management skills
* Proactive, enthusiastic and innovative
* Ability to manage multiple demands and competing priorities in a proactive and flexible
* Communication skills
* Organisational & interpersonal skills
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Leadership skills
* Good IT skills

Excellent Salary & benefits for the right candidate

For more information & full job spec Please Call Maria O' Dwyer to on 087 2951493 for a confidential chat & please email your full CV as a word attachment to

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