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Locum Consultant Cardiologist in Pacing & Devices

Consultant

Main area
Cardiology
Grade
Consultant
Contract
Fixed term: 12 months
Hours
Full time - 10 sessions per week
Job ref
318-22-LCCARDV
Site
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHSFT
Town
Gloucester
Salary
£84,559 - £114,003 Per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
17/08/2022 23:59

Join us at an exciting time for Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust! We have recently been awarded an improved CQC rating of Good and are proud of what we’ve achieved. We have an ambitious plan for our journey to Outstanding and are looking for aspirational, committed individuals to join us, making a real difference to both staff and patients.

As a former winner of England for excellence award: Tourism destination of the year, the beautiful city of Gloucester and the scenic regency spa town of Cheltenham are fantastic places to work and live.

As a hospital Trust we are currently involved in over 100 clinical trials and studies, whilst also providing acute elective and specialist services to a population of over 620,000.

By joining Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust new colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities and support.

 

Job overview

We have an exciting 12 month Locum Consultant post available to start 1st September 2022

This post is for an Adult Consultant Cardiologist with an interest in Pacing and Devices. Candidates with another sub-speciality interest are encouraged to apply. The principal role of the post is to provide subspecialty skills in Pacing and Devices with a focus on complex devices and heart failure. The post-holder would be expected to participate in the supervision of the follow up of complex devices and trouble shooting and maintenance of brady pacemakers. Where appropriate, sessional commitments in other centres can be considered reflecting sub-speciality interest where these align with service development and delivery.

Only Successful candidates will be contacted for interview

Main duties of the job

The principal role of the post is to provide subspecialty skills in Pacing and Devices with a focus on complex devices and heart failure. The post-holder would be expected to participate in the supervision of the follow up of complex devices and trouble shooting and maintenance of brady pacemakers. Where appropriate, sessional commitments in other centres can be considered reflecting sub-speciality interest where these align with service development and delivery. This may include a research interest, particularly where this can be linked to the proposed Post -graduate Medical School development.

The post-holder will share responsibilities with his/her fellow cardiologists at CGH and GRH for the provision of inpatient care within the 'cardiologist of the week model', acceptance of referrals, outpatient clinic provision and appropriate imaging and reporting duties. 

Working for our organisation

We are a large organisation providing acute services from Gloucestershire Royal Hospital in Gloucester and Cheltenham General Hospital to a population of approaching 700,000 in Gloucestershire as well as caring for patients from surrounding counties and beyond.

Our workforce is almost 8,000 strong and our caring and dedicated staff are recognised as providing outstanding patient-centred, high quality emergency, elective and specialist care across a range of clinical areas.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us to achieve our Vision of providing Best Care for Everyone. Our success depends on the commitment and dedication of our staff, many of whom are world leaders in healthcare, teaching and research.  You could make a real difference to our patients’ lives by joining our team.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

As a senior employee of the Trust the post-holder will work in close co-operation with and support other clinical, professional and managerial colleagues in providing high quality healthcare to the Trust’s patients.

Integral to the responsibilities of the post are the following requirements:-

  • To ensure the provision of a first class clinical service
  • To provide effective leadership to all staff engaged in the specialty
  • To sustain and develop teaching and research wherever appropriate
  • To undertake all work in accordance with the Trust’s procedures and operating policies
  • To conduct clinical practice in accordance with contractual requirements and within the parameters of the Trust’s and Division’s services plans
  • To maintain the confidence of business plans and development strategies formulated for the specialty, the Medical Division or the Trust.

Please see attached Job Description for detailed information

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Current entry (or within 3 months of interview) on GMC Specialist Register via • CCT (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview) •CESR
  • MRCP (or equivalent)
  • Experience in devising, conducting and applying audit results
  • Must have experience of teaching many grades and professions
Desirable criteria
  • Higher degree
  • ALS provider/instructor
  • Training in evidence-based practice
  • Practical experience in teaching posts or educational training.

Clinical Experience

Essential criteria
  • Wide experience in general adult cardiology.
  • Sub-speciality interest and accreditation in Pacing & Devices, Arrhythmia
Desirable criteria
  • Sub-speciality interest in another/complementary area of Electrophysiology/Heart Failure or Cardiology

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Dr Bogdan Nuta
Job title
Consultant Cardiologist/Devices & Arrhythmia
Email address
bogdannuta@nhs.net
Telephone number
0300 422 2222