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Cardiology Registrar

Employer
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Blackpool
Salary
£33,790 to £53,132 a year per annum
Closing date
28 Sep 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Cardiology
Career Level
Specialty registrar
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We are seeking to appoint a Cardiology Registrar. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience working as part of a dynamic cardiology team across secondary and tertiary care. The Lancashire Cardiac Centre continues to expand with a large team of Consultants and Junior Doctors working together across sub specialities.

A provider of Tertiary Cardiac Services for the 1.6 million population of Lancashire and South Cumbria, in a newly commissioned 52 million Lancashire Cardiothoracic Hospital the Trust Executive Team and Divisional Cardiac Board are committed to expanding Cardiac Services and this appointment is seen as an integral step in this expansion.

The Cardiac Division provide a full range of Invasive and Non-Invasive Diagnostic, and Interventional Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgical Services, through four Catheter Laboratories and four cardiothoracic theatres with potential to expand.

The post holder will be expected to be part of the on-call rota

Main duties of the job
 

  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provision of in-patient care for the patients of all Consultants as required.
  • To provide on- call at middle grade level on a full shift rota.
  • Proficient in echocardiology
  • Support for diagnostic and therapeutic interventions in the Catheter Lab.
  • Supervision of specific exercise test sessions if required.
  • Attendance at Cardiology Clinics at the Lancashire Cardiac Centre at Victoria Hospital Blackpool. Assist in chest pain clinics
  • Dictation of discharge and clinic letters as required.
  • Occasional teaching of Nursing Staff and Junior Doctors and Medical Students

 


About us

The Cardiac Unit comprises of the Cardiothoracic Unit and the Cardiology Directorate. The Division is housed in a 50 million purpose built hospital comprising of 4 catheter laboratories, 4 Cardiac and Thoracic Theatres, with potential to expand to 5, dedicated outpatient and non-invasive Cardiac Physiology investigation unit, 20 day case bed, 20 cardiac intensive care beds and 89 ward beds.

The Cardiology Directorate includes 2 wards - 37 and 39 for Cardiology patients and 4 Catheter Laboratories with day case facilities.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please ensure you read the Job description and Person Specification attached to the advert in full before applying.

Person Specification
Professional qualifications
Essential

 

  • Primary medical qualification
  • Full GMC Registration

Desirable

  • MRCP

Experience
Essential

  • Minimum of 2 years experience at SHO/middle grade level in Cardiology
  • Evidence of working effectively as a part of a multidisciplinary team

Knowledge and Skills
Essential

  • Ability to work as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team

Personal attributes
Essential

  • A caring attitude to patients and ability to display empathy
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively in English
  • Ability to undertake on-call/shift working

Teaching
Desirable

  • Experience of undergraduate teaching

Personal skills
Essential

  • Venesection
  • Arterial blood gas sampling
  • Echocardiography

Desirable

  • Experience in angiography/pacing

 


BMJRef: BMJ-93197/382-DOC112-A-22

 

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