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Consultant Cardiologist

Employer
James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Great Yarmouth
Salary
£88,364 to £119,133 a year per annum
Closing date
27 Dec 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Acute internal medicine
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time
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The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (JPUH) is seeking to appoint a Consultant in Cardiology. This is a replacement full time position.

The post holder will have responsibility for providing a Cardiology service in conjunction with four visiting and one fulltime consultants.

The position provides an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified specialist to actively contribute to the further development of a modern Cardiology service within this highly regarded Trust with its wide range of acute and community services, which will afford high professional visibility.

We aim to interview for this position week commencing 23rd January 2023

Main duties of the job

Consultant in Cardiology and General Medicine

  • Based on beautiful Norfolk Coast
  • One of HSJ Best NHS Places to Work
  • Strong team committed to innovation

Are you interested in working with a team who embrace high standards of clinical care, innovation and teaching whilst at the same time valuing a healthy work-life balance?

The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (JPUH) is seeking to appoint a Consultant in Cardiology & General Medicine. This is a replacement full time position.

The post holder will have responsibility for providing a Cardiology service in conjunction with 4 (soon to become 5) visiting consultants. The position provides an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified specialist to actively contribute to the further development of a modern Cardiology service within this highly regarded Trust with its wide range of acute and community services, which will afford high professional visibility. It would particularly suitable for someone with an interest in heart failure and cardiac imaging but we are open to discussion with regard to your interest and expertise.

We have a large proportion of elderly patients with heart failure, often with multiple comorbidities. A Cardiologist with suitable general medical skills and accreditation would therefore be ideally suited in order to manage these patients holistically.

About us

Come and join our friendly, committed team and make us even better! Located on the Norfolk coast within walking distance of long sandy beaches and close to the beautiful Norfolk Broads. The James Paget Hospital has been consistently ranked among the top 100 Best NHS Providers to work for, due to its supportive atmosphere and positive management culture. CQC inspection in 2019 rated the hospital Good overall, with outstanding for Responsive.

We're looking for passionate individuals to join our diverse and innovative team in Cardiology.

  • Access to NHS Pension
  • We would welcome candidates who have a passion for research
  • Access to study leave
  • Development support for CCT and CESR
  • Flexible and agile working arrangements for a work-life balance that suits you, your needs and the needs of the Trust
  • Access to Health and Wellbeing programmes
  • Up to 33 days annual leave
  • Regular staff awards recognising outstanding personal and team efforts
  • Annual National Clinical Impact Awards
  • On site nursery
  • Accommodation
  • On site restaurant and coffee shop

Job description
Job responsibilities

  1. Share work load with consultant physician colleagues.
  2. Provide with the other Consultants a system of mutual out-of-hours cover for General Internal Medicine and cover for annual, study and professional leave.
  3. Provide a consultation and advisory service to medical colleagues in other specialties in the Trust.
  4. Liaise with medical staff in other specialties and participate in the regular clinical meetings and other post-graduate activities of the hospital.
  5. Take part in the continuing medical education programme. The Trust will provide study leave expenses in line with national terms and conditions of service.
  6. Play a full part in the teaching, audit and other governance activities of the department.

Please see job description for full details

Person Specification
Education and Qualifications
Essential

  • MBBS or Basic Medical Degree
  • MRCP or equivalent
  • Hold a certificate or being within 6 months of completion of training or being on or eligible for the UK Specialist Register at the date of interview
  • Full GMC registration
  • Have sub-specialisation recognised on CCT

Desirable

  • MD/PhD
  • Possession of ALS

Experience & Knowledge
Essential

  • Wide experience in Cardiology and General Internal Medicine
  • Ability to provide expert clinical opinion across a wide range of problems within Cardiology

Academic Achievements
Essential

  • Ability to use research outcomes in clinical practice
  • Knowledge of using evidence base medicine to support decision making
  • Experience of conducting clinical audit

Desirable

  • Involvement in research projects and published papers

Key Skills
Essential

  • Ability and enthusiasm for teaching health care professionals and medical students in a Cardiology & General Medicine setting
  • Capable of organising and prioritising work effectively
  • Motivation and ability to plan and develop the service
  • Willingness to participate in clinical governance
  • Leadership qualities
  • Energy and enthusiasm and an ability to work under pressure
  • Conscientious and highly motivated with the ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and staff
  • Able to form part of a team and recognise the importance of team working
  • An interest in developing and reinforcing interdepartmental relations
  • Experience in teaching junior medical staff

Desirable

  • Experience in teaching medical students and allied health professionals
  • Management and committee experience
  • Forward thinking and not afraid of the challenges that change brings
  • Formal training in teaching skills

Other
Essential

  • Awareness and respect for colleagues, patients and relatives' dignity, privacy, integrity, cultural and religious beliefs
  • Good previous attendance record

Desirable

  • Ability to travel to meet the requirements of the post

BMJ Ref: BMJ-101854/177-MDEMER-4245214B

 

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