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Cardiac MRI Fellow

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
£39,467 to £56,077 a year pa
Closing date
4 Feb 2022

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Hospital, Cardiology
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time
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We are looking to appoint a full time Cardiac MRI Fellow for 1 year to join our highly dynamic Cardiac MRI team within our large tertiary centre. The successful applicant will work within a multidisciplinary team providing MRI imaging using 1.5T and 3T MRI Scanners. This post is 80% clinical and 20% research.

This role will require you to work across two sites, the Bristol Heart Institute and St Michaels Hospital. The Bristol Heart Institute is a state-of-the-art £57m centre dedicated to Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Imaging and Cardiovascular Research. As well as having high-throughput coronary intervention and an extensive cardiac surgery program, we are the regional centre for Adult Congenital Heart Disease. We are also a tertiary unit for structural intervention and electrophysiology. Currently we have an expanding TAVI service and are one of a few units in the country that have implanted Mitra-Clips.

Main duties of the job

We have recently acquired a new scanner at St Michaels Hospital to carry out Cardiac MRI imaging as the Trust has taken over management of the clinical research unit at St Michaels Hospital. This new scanner will give us the ability to carry out more MRI scans daily.

We are looking for a committed and highly motivated doctor to run clinical cardiac MRI lists and report on clinical scans under the supervision of the specialist consultants.

About us

University Hospitals Bristol & Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, with a workforce of over 13,000 staff and 100+ different clinical services across 10 sites, serving a population of over 500,000 people across Bristol and Weston. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to patients. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust, committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact.

Join us and you can enjoy city living, be in the countryside or by the seaside, with easy access to all the South West offers. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

As an equal opportunities employer, actively working towards a diverse workforce, we aim to create a workforce that represents the diversity of our community and are committed to designing our services around the needs of patients and their loved ones. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Please note: If you are considering applying for a role with the NHS it is important that you are aware that it is a legal requirement to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, by the 1st April 2022 for all patient facing roles and roles within patient facing areas including incidental contact (unless validated as medically exempt).

Job description
Job responsibilities

The successful applicant will work with our specialist Consultants and the current clinical fellows that contribute to the cardiac imaging programme of the Bristol Heart Institute (BHI, The BHI is a state-of-the art £57m centre dedicated to cardiology, cardiac surgery, cardiac imaging and cardiovascular research.

The post holder will be working in a multidisciplinary cardiovascular MRI imaging environment with associated specialists (cardiologists, radiologists and MRI physicists) conducted on 1.5T and 3T MRI scanners (Siemens).

This post is 80% clinical and 20% research.

Person Specification
Knowledge and Experience

  • Higher medical qualification in medicine or radiology


  • Previous research experience

Additional & Aptitudes

  • Supportive
  • Collaborative
  • Innovative
  • Respectful

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary research team
  • Effective information technology skills


  • Ability to recruit participants to clinical trials

Qualifications and Training

  • Experience in imaging
  • Experience in cardiac imaging and cardiac MRI


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