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Consultant Cardiologist with an interest in Cardiac Imaging

NHS Tayside
Closing date
26 Jun 2023

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Hospital, Cardiology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

10 PAs (8 DCC and 2 SPA) 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Cardiology Department in NHS Tayside as a Consultant with an interest in Cardiac Imaging. Applications are invited to work within NHS Tayside’s dynamic Cardiology department that provides cardiac care across Tayside and North East Fife (population around 450,000).  The post holder will be expected to contribute and expand the imaging service in Tayside including echocardiography and CT coronary angiography.  An interest in adult congenital cardiology and cardiac MRI is desirable but not essential. 

NHS Tayside provides 24/7 elective and acute cardiac care to both the Ninewells Hospital, Dundee and Perth Royal infirmary sites.  There is a fully established primary PCI service, complex device service (CRT, ICD, leadless pacing and subcutaneous ICD) and electrophysiology across the region located at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee.  Ninewells Hospital also provides cardiac CT and cardiac MRI services for the region.  Echocardiography (both transthoracic and transoesophageal) are performed both at Ninewells Hospital and Perth Royal Infirmary sites.  Cardiothoracic surgery is provided by the surgical teams at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with excellent established working relationships.

The appointee will join a dynamic and proactive team of 13 full time equivalent consultants with a variety of sub specialty interests including academic interests (3 academic consultants) with well established links with the University of Dundee. The current non intervention on call rota includes 1:7 weekend working and daytime CCU cover 1:13 commitment.  The post holder will be based in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee and Perth Royal Infirmary.

Applicants must be on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of the anticipated award of CCT or already in possession of CESR (CP) at date of interview

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Dr Ben Szwejkowski, Consultant Cardiologist and Clinical Lead for Cardiology, NHS Tayside, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee.  Telephone 01382 740585 or email

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms 26/6/2023

Anticipated Interview date: 17th July 2023 (TBC)

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