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Trust Doctor ST3+ Level in Cardiothoracic

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£55,329 a year PA Pro Rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

Trust Doctor ST4+ cardiothoracic ST4+ position, 12 months fixed term as a training as minimal access fellowAn exciting opportunity to take up a post of Trust Grade ST4+ level Doctor is required at Blackpool Victoria Hospital in the Directorate of Cardiothoracic SurgeryThe post is based at the Lancashire Cardiac Centre and will offer an invaluable experience with the Cardiothoracic Surgeons who have one of the largest experience in endoscopic heart valve surgery in the UK. You will also be exposed to the full range of adult cardiac and thoracic surgery as you will work with the team responsible for the Cardiothoracic Service for the northern part of the North West Region.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work with surgeons with a special interest in Endoscopic Minimally invasive heart valve surgery and be exposed to pre, intra and post operative management of these patients.

The post holder will be working alongside a team comprising of 11 Consultants, 9 Registrars and 4 ST1/2 Trust Doctors.Applicants must hold full GMC Registration and MRCS or equivalent and have at least 12 months Cardiothoracic experience at ST1/2 level.

For informal visits please contact Mr. David Rose, Interim Head of Department email -, tel - 01253 957781

and Mr Joseph Zacharias,, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

About us

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients.

As one of the United Kingdom's largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents - it's not just a good place to work it's a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please ensure you read the Job description and Person Specification attached to the advert in full before applying.

Person Specification
Professional qualifications

  • Primary medical qualification.
  • Must hold full registration with the GMC and have MRCS or equivalent.


  • Log Book Summary


  • Minimum of 1 years' experience at SHO/middle grade level in Cardiothoracic surgery


  • Evidence in participation in Audit.


  • Enthusiasm and commitment to the specialty

Personal skills

  • Ability to work well as a team member.
  • Possess good organisational skills.
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills.

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