Locum Consultant with an expertise in Cardiology

NHS Grampian
(£87,534 - £116,313)
Closing date
4 Sep 2022

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Hospital, Cardiology
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time
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NHS Grampian invites enthusiastic applicants for a Consultant in General Paediatrics with expertise in Cardiology, based within Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital (RACH).  The successful applicant will contribute to the Consultant out-of-hours rota for Medical Paediatrics in addition to being Consultant of the week on pro rota basis.  

The Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital has a total of 93 beds, providing specialist inpatient and outpatient care in Medical Paediatrics and its sub-specialities, General Paediatric Surgery, Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgery, ENT, Dermatology, Orthodontics, Ophthalmology, Clinical Genetics and Child and Family Psychiatry.  The Department of Community Child Health and a purpose built Child Protection suite are located within the Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital.  RACH has its own Accident and Emergency Department under direct consultant supervision.  There are approximately 8000 attendances annually of which two thirds are acute admissions.  The Paediatric service is delivered by a total of 22 Medical and Surgical Consultants, 10 Associate Specialists, 2 Speciality Doctors and 15 RCPCH Trainees. 

NHS Grampian provides the perfect solution to all interests and lifestyles, with Aberdeen offering all the attractions of any major city.  Aberdeenshire boasts many picturesque towns and villages within easy commuting distance and provides access to an enormous range of outdoor pursuits, ranging from fishing to skiing.  There are excellent facilities available for high quality education, both state and private.  Excellent transport links ensure that Edinburgh and Glasgow are less than 3 hours by train and the Aberdeen airport has multiple flights daily to London and many other destinations across the UK and Europe. 

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. For more information visit www.gmc-uk.org. 

Informal enquiries may be made to: 

Dr Marianne Cochrane, Unit Clinical Director on 01224 551706  or email marianne.cochrane@nhs.scot  

Dr Catriona Middleton, Consultant Paediatrician / Service Clinical Director on 01224 551735 or email: catrionamary.middleton@nhs.scot 

Apply for this post by clicking the apply button and search for the above Ref No.  

Closing Date:  Sunday, 04 September 2022

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