Clinical Fellow in Echocardiography
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.
The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.
The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.
Applications are invited for the post of Clinical Fellow in Echocardiography to work at Denmark Hill.
The cardiac non-invasive diagnostic department performs over 30,000 non-invasive procedures per annum and 4,000 visits to the CRM device clinic. The Echo department features the latest cardiac ultrasound equipment in an all-incompassing digital echo lab. It provides transthoracic, TOE, 3-D, DSE and stress exercise echo and contrast studies for all specialties in the Trust. King’s College Hospital is a renowned research institution and encourages participation in new and ongoing projects.
The postholder will be responsible for contributing on a full time basis to the clinical workload of the department and also providing more limited medical support to non-invasive cardiology in general. The post holder will be trained in aspects of clinical and echocardiographic assessment, patient selection, and programming.
The successful candidate will also be trained in advanced aspects of Echo and will gain high volume experience. It is one of the busiest Echo departments in Europe and has a good track record for teaching and research.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Prof Mark Monaghan
Director of Non-Invasive Cardiology