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Senior Clinical Fellow - Cardiology

Employer
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
£55,329 a year additional pay for 1:12 oncall participation
Closing date
9 Apr 2024

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Profession
Specialist doctor, Cardiology
Grade
Fellow
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time
Setting
Hospital

The post holder will work in the cardiology department, being an integral member of the cardiology and cardiothoracic team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing ward support as a 'middle grade of the week' role, working alongside the consultant of the week to provide inpatient care for cardiology patients. They will also gain experience in outpatient clinics as well as exposure to catheter laboratory procedures (including coronary angiography and pacemaker insertion) and echocardiography. The post holder will participate on the on-call rota, which is currently a 1:12 full shift system, which includes the provision of a 24/7 primary PCI service to Wolverhampton and the surrounding regions.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work in the cardiology department, being an integral member of the cardiology and cardiothoracic team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing ward support as a 'middle grade of the week' role, working alongside the consultant of the week to provide inpatient care for cardiology patients. They will also gain experience in outpatient clinics as well as exposure to catheter laboratory procedures (including coronary angiography and pacemaker insertion) and echocardiography. The post holder will participate on the on-call rota, which is currently a 1:12 full shift system, which includes the provision of a 24/7 primary PCI service to Wolverhampton and the surrounding regions.

About us

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We're passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.

We are delighted that we have been rated as Good by CQC. We have achieved numerous awards The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.

The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

Job description
Job responsibilities

General

  1. In conjunction colleagues, to play a full part in the rota for the department.
  2. To provide cover for colleagues in respect of periods of leave.
  3. In conjunction with colleagues, to take part in medical audit and research as appropriate.
  4. In conjunction with colleagues, to ensure that the requirements of clinical governance are met.
  5. To ensure that there are adequate arrangements for hospital staff involved in the care of your patients to be able to contact you when necessary.

Junior Medical Staff

  1. In conjunction with Consultant and Senior colleagues, to play a full part in the supervision junior medical staff.

Management & Service Development

  1. In conjunction with colleagues, to take responsibility for the best use of departmental staffing and other resources to ensure the maximum efficiency of the department.
  2. To observe the Trusts agreed policies and procedures, in particular in relation to managing staff, and to follow the Trusts Standing Orders and Standing Financial Instructions. These policies and procedures have been drawn up in consultation with the profession on clinical matters.

Clinical Governance

  1. In conjunction with colleagues, to ensure that the requirements of clinical governance are met.

Health & Safety

  1. To take responsibility for your own Health & Safety complying with any safe working arrangements, policies and procedures which are in place.
  2. To accept a duty to other staff and patients to ensure that any hazards are reported and managed appropriately.

Any Other Duties

  1. Any other duties as deemed appropriate.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • MRCP or Equivalent

Desirable

  • Higher Medical Degree

Experience
Essential

  • Extensive experience of interventional cardiology practice

Desirable

  • Subspecialty training or equivalent

Skills
Essential

  • Independent angiography operator level, evidence of high training volume for PCI

Research and Audit
Essential

  • Evidence of audit and the implementation of change following the audit

Desirable

  • Relevant research published in peer review journal

Education and Teaching
Essential

  • Evidence of medical teaching experience

Management Skills
Essential

  • Demonstrate effective team working skills. Time management/organisational ability. An example may be they have developed and run training programmes. Proven knowledge of systems. Sense of understanding and commitment to corporate responsibility.

Leadership
Essential

  • An understanding of and ability to demonstrate your ability to: 
  • Empower others
  • Lead through change
  • Influence strategically
  • Collaborative working
  • Drive for improvement
  • Demonstrate innovation and problem-solving abilities

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