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Cardiology Device Fellow

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
£55,329 to £63,152 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Specialist doctor, Cardiology
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Clinical Fellow in Cardiology with an interest in complex devices and heart failure at the Lincolnshire Heart Centre, based at Lincoln County Hospital

The United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust is seeking to appoint a clinical fellow in complex devices cardiology to be based at Lincoln County Hospital. This post is for 12 months and will enable the successful applicant to consolidate their interventional cardiology training with a year of specialist training in all aspects of complex devices and heart failure in a busy non-surgical tertiary referral centre. The United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust is a large acute NHS Trust which is responsible for a comprehensive range of healthcare services to a local population of 750,000 patients. The Cardiology service has performed over 1000 PCI procedures per year since 2014 and offers the full range of intracoronary imaging, physiological assessment, and adjunctive treatments, including rotational, laser atherectomy and IVL with a well established full CTO programme. The trust provides a 24/7 primary PCI service which treated over 400 patients in 2017. The unit has an active research programme in place with many clinical studies currently running.

Main duties of the job

This post would be suitable for applicants with CCT in Cardiology who already have basic training in coronary intervention, but wish to increase their experience and procedural numbers. There is no General Cardiology on-call commitment but there is an option of participating in a low-intensity non-interventional pan-Trust consultant rota if desired.

To undertake appropriate assessment and planning for patients undergoing device procedures and to obtain informed consent.

To perform device procedures under supervision by consultants and to be involved in post-procedure management up until discharge.

To participate in the MDT meetings, angiographic review sessions and General Cardiology Education meetings.

To undertake one Coronary Care Unit round each week and see Cardiology inpatient referrals to maintain General Cardiology experience.

To undertake one General Cardiology clinic each week.

The post-holder will be encouraged to attend relevant courses and meetings throughout the year as appropriate and to submit research posters or clinical cases.

There is an option of participating in a low intensity (1:9 or 1:10) pan-Trust non-interventional consultant rota and this can be negotiated on appointment

About us

What's the hospital like?

Pilgrim Hospital is situated beautiful countryside and serves the communities in the South Lincolnshire area. It provides all major specialties and a 24-hour major accident and emergency service.

Grantham and District Hospital serves the communities of Grantham and the local area. It provides ambulatory paediatric and accident and emergency services.

Lincoln Hospital is a thriving university city and with the opening of the new medical school, It provides all major specialties and a 24-hour major accident and emergency service

If you want to make a difference and be part of something new and exciting then we would love to hear from you so, what are you waiting for?!

Job description
Job responsibilities

Whats in it for you??

So, apart from being part of a team that puts patients at the heart of everything we do, and seeing lives improved by the treatments we give, youll also get the following:

    • NHS Pension:A generous and flexible pension scheme with contributions from us as your employer.
    • Annual Leave:
    • Flexible working & career breaks:Helping you match work and home life ask about reduced hours, compressed hours, flexible working, term-time only working, job sharing and unpaid leave.
    • Bank working:The chance to work extra hours at enhanced rates and well pay you weekly ideal if your income needs a quick boost.
    • Relocation packages:If a relocation package is offered for the role, you could qualify for expenses of up to 25% of your starting salary.

And theres more!!:

    • Family & Childcareincluding on-site nurseries at Lincoln County Hospital and Pilgrim Hospital Boston, maternity, paternity, adoption & shared parental leave following a set period of employment.
    • Health & Wellbeingincluding mindfulness, counselling, mental health first aid, health check MOTs, physiotherapy, eye tests.
    • Learning & Developmentincluding Lincolnshire Talent Academy, leadership training, medical education, clinical education, Lincolnshire clinical research and GP speciality training programme.
    • Discounts & Salary Sacrificeincluding Cycle2Work, car lease scheme, home electronics and wider wallet.
    • Rewards & Recognitionincluding staff awards, long service awards, retirement awards, examples of excellence and staff lottery.

What should you do next?

Have a look at the job description and if you like what you see then apply today. Dont miss this fantastic opportunity to work with a great team in a supportive environment within a great institution. your NHS needs you!!!

Person Specification
Qualifications & Training

  • MB BS or equivalent
  • Level of MRCP or equivalent
  • Registration with GMC
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in Cardiology


  • 4 years of Cardiology training with basic knowledge and practical experience of general cardiology, acute coronary care, and non-invasive imaging techniques
  • Audit: Understands principles
  • Audit: Evidence of participation or enthusiasm

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of cardiovascular disease, with specific interest in interventional cardiology
  • Competence in diagnostic coronary angiography
  • Experience of simple angioplasty procedures
  • Management: Shows interest, enthusiasm or demonstrates ability
  • Research: Understands principles, evidence of enthusiasm or participation, relevance of research undertaken


  • Commitment to specialty
  • Punctuality
  • Commitment to learning
  • Ability to organise own learning and time, and shows Initiative
  • Potential to cope with stressful situations and undertake responsibility
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Able to cope with stress and has leadership capabilities

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