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Senior Clinical Fellow in Cardiology (ST5+)

Employer
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Tooting
Salary
£37,068 to £57,570 a year pa
Closing date
3 Mar 2024

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Job Details

The candidate will form part of a team of 13 cardiology ST3-8 doctors responsible for the care of in-patients within the cardiology unit, working a full shift system (1 in 13). The candidate will receive ongoing training and exposure in echocardiography, coronary angiography and pacing (according to experience and need).

Continued cardiological education is maintained by weekly echocardiography, coronary intervention, electrophysiology and heart failure/Cardiac MRI meetings. Participation in clinical audit is essential and there will be the opportunity to perform a service improvement project.

Main duties of the job

Senior Cardiology Fellow (ST5 or above equivalent) for 1 year with potential for extension.

Applications are invited for a registrar in cardiology at St George's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in the Cardiology Clinical Academic Group. This position will supplement current deanery posts and will be for 1 year with the option to extend for a further year. This post is suitable for a doctor ST5 level (or equivalent) upwards with cardiology experience, who wishes to enhance their experience in Cardiology. Applicants must hold a valid ALS certificate. Experience in echocardiography is essential for this post and experience in cardiac catheterisation and temporary pacemaker insertion is desirable but not necessary. The successful candidate will also participate in the cardiology on-call rota for out of hours work.

About us

With nearly 8,000 dedicated staff caring for patients around the clock, St George's Hospital is the largest healthcare provider in southwest London.

Our main site, St George's Hospital in Tooting - one of the country's principal teaching hospitals - is shared with St George's, University of London (details below). St George's Hospital also hosts the St George's, University of London and Kingston University Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, which is responsible for training a wide range of healthcare professionals from across the region.

As well as acute hospital services, we provide a wide variety of specialist care and a full range of community services to patients of all ages. These services are provided from Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton, 11 health centres and clinics, schools and nurseries, patients' homes, and Wandsworth Prison.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Applications are invited for a registrar in cardiology at St Georges Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in the Cardiology Clinical Academic Group. This position will supplement current deanery posts and will be for 1 year with the option to extend for a further year. This post is suitable for a doctor ST5 level (or equivalent) upwards with cardiology experience, who wishes to enhance their experience in Cardiology. Applicants must hold a valid ALS certificate. Experience in echocardiography is essential for this post and experience in cardiac catheterisation and temporary pacemaker insertion is desirable but not necessary. The successful candidate will also participate in the cardiology on-call rota for out of hours work.

Person Specification
Qualifications and Training
Essential

  • Membership in relevant specialty

Desirable

  • MRCP (UK)

Experience
Essential

  • Completion of Foundation training or equivalent

Desirable

  • Track record in teaching and training.

Skills
Essential

  • Basic echocardiography
  • Basic coronary angiography
  • Temporary pacemaker insertion
  • ALS

Desirable

  • BSE accreditation in transthoracic echocardiography
  • Competent in coronary angiography

Knowledge
Essential

  • ECG interpretation
  • Acute and chronic management of cardiology patients

Other
Essential

  • Commitment to training and audit.
  • Interpersonal skills, flexibility
  • Communication skills, leadership

Desirable

  • Publications
  • Research experience

200-MCCJM-5586178-AS/2

 

 

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