Clinical Fellow Higher (ST6+)/Senior in Cardiology (ICC)
- Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
- £58,398 (ST6+) or £59,931 (post-CCT)
- Closing date
- 22 Mar 2023
- Phone number
- Hospital, Cardiology
- Career Level
- Contract Type
- Fixed Contract
- Full Time
Applications are invited for a Clinical Fellow Higher (ST6+)/Senior position in Cardiology, specialising in Inherited Cardiovascular Conditions (ICC).
This post is available from 06 September 2023 until 03 September 2024 at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, part of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Main duties of the job
This fellowship is designed to provide a Senior Cardiology trainee (post-CCT or penultimate/ final year trainee) with experience and training in the management of ICC and inflammatory/infiltrative disorders before moving to a Consultant position.
Please note that this post does not carry Postgraduate Dean’s approval or training recognition.
Full Registration and a Licence to Practice with the General Medical Council at time of appointment is required.
Working for our organisation
The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.
From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) offers a regional service for the diagnosis and on-going management of Inherited Cardiovascular Conditions. The Regional Genetics Service is based on site and the Cardiology Department works closely with it to provide a multi-disciplinary approach. The patient population covers the entire spectrum of inherited cardiovascular conditions including aortopathies, cardiomyopathy, inherited arrhythmias, neuromuscular disorders with cardiac involvement and multi-system disorders. CUH is also one of the six designated adult centres for Fabry’s disease and the regional centre for vasculitis. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to take part in the cardiac management of these patients. The role has a strong clinical focus, but with also opportunity for research involvement if desired.
The CUH ICC Service also has strong links with Royal Papworth Hospital, which is now relocated to the Cambridge Biomedical Campus beside CUH. A fully integrated ICC Service runs between the two sites. The ICC Fellow will be expected to participate in the cardiology SpR out-of-hours on-call rota (1 in 10-12, non-resident) but not in the delivery of the day-time in-patient service. There is no General Medicine commitment.
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