Consultant Cardiologist with a Special interest in Complex Devices

Location
Gillingham, Kent
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
25 Apr 2017
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Cardiology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

10 PA’s

Are you committed to delivering the best of care through the best of people?

Medway NHS Foundation Trust is unique – undergoing transformational changes within the organisation that provides an extensive range of clinical services to a diverse population of approximately 400,000 across Medway and Swale. We are looking for Consultant Cardiologist who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Cardiology Team here at Medway Foundation NHS Trust. The appointee will join the 5 existing Consultant Cardiologists who provide a comprehensive inpatient and outpatient service for the Medway and Swale, population of 400,000.

This post is to further develop and support our well regarded Cardiology Department and enable us to continue to deliver high quality services into the future.

The Cardiology team manage the 4 bed Coronary Care Unit and Nelson which is a dedicated Cardiology ward. The Cardiology Team provides a comprehensive in-reach service to the General Medical daily. Our service is a 7 day service.

There is the possibility of further PA at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital to support subspecialty interest depending on the wishes of the candidate.
The Medway Maritime Hospital has Associated University Hospital status and is the largest hospital in Kent, providing all acute services on the Medway Maritime Hospital site. 

There is ample opportunity to teach medical students from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Medicine and to develop an interest in research. The medical team has developed a formal educational programme for its junior doctors and encourages the continuing education of its consultants. 
Please note all doctors from the abroad, including the EU, must produce an IELTS certificate with 7.5 scored in all fields before they can be appointed to the Trust.

Informal enquiries and visits are welcomed. For further information or to arrange a visit, please contact Dr Shaumik Adhya, Clinical Lead on 01634 830000 ext 3885 or Rachel Rowson, Service Manager on 01634 830000 ext 5333.

Applicants must complete the on-line application form on NHS Jobs (www.jobs.nhs.uk) Please ensure you provide the names, addresses and e-mail contacts of three clinical referees and either the Director of HR or Medical Staffing Manager at your current Trust. At least one of your referees should be your current or most recent employer.

Medway Maritime Hospital became a smoke free site on Monday 17 October 2016. This means that smoking is completely prohibited in all Trust buildings, grounds and car parks for patients, visitors, staff and contractors. This will ensure that the hospital is a better place to work and a better place for our patients to be treated.

Closing date: 25 April 2017.