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Locum Consultant Cardiology

Employer
NHS Tayside
Location
Dundee City
Closing date
5 Apr 2024

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Profession
Specialist doctor, Cardiology
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Locum
Hours
Full Time
Setting
Hospital

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Cardiology Department in NHS Tayside as a Locum Consultant with an interest in Cardiac Imaging to cover maternity leave. The post will be fixed for 6 months in the first instance and available from 1st March 2024.  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 to the general workings of the cardiology department both in Ninewells Hospital and Perth Royal Infirmary.

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.

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 benjamin.szwejkowski@nhs.scot or douglas.elder@nhs.scot.

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