Consultant Cardiologist 

Gloucester, Gloucestershire
£76,761 to £103,490
19 Jun 2017
12 Jul 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Full-time (10 PAs) 

We are delighted to invite applicants for an Imaging Consultant post within Gloucester Hospitals.  This is an excellent opportunity to join an established and experienced team of consultants, who will welcome and support you, whether you are just starting or continuing your career as a Cardiologist.  
We are looking for a colleague with enthusiasm, strong self-motivation and the skills necessary to contribute to the development of our patient-centred service, ensuring we, as a team, deliver our overall Trust vision of Best Care for Everyone.  You would join ten Consultants and an Associate Specialist to support provision of a Cardiac Imaging service to the county of Gloucestershire.

The appointee will take an active role in the Cardiology service with full participation in cross-county clinical activities covering Gloucester, Cheltenham and outlying community sites, with the main base being Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.  In particular we are looking for someone to provide subspecialty skills in speciality in advanced echocardiography/Imaging.   

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest Trusts in the country and provides high quality acute elective and specialist care for a population of more than 612,000 people, gaining Foundation Trust status in July 2004. 

The Trust employs approximately 7,700 staff. Our success depends on the commitment and dedication of our staff. Many of our staff are world leaders in the fields of healthcare, teaching and research and we aim to recruit and retain the best staff possible.

Our patients are cared for by more than 2,100 registered nurses and midwives and 800 doctors. In addition, we employ more than 600 estates staff, 190 healthcare scientists and 425 health professionals, such as physiotherapists and speech therapists.

Gloucestershire is well known for its natural beauty, cultural and leisure activities and many staff live in and around Cheltenham, The Cotswolds and The Forest of Dean. The county has many excellent state (including grammar) and private schools as well as colleges of higher education and its own university.  There is good rail and road access to Bristol, Birmingham, South Wales and London, as well as many other major towns and cities.
Relocation expenses, flexible working arrangements and support with childcare are available. 

Job share applicants are welcome. If such a person is appointed, modification of the job content will be discussed on a personal basis.
For informal enquiries, or to arrange a visit, please contact: 
Dr Viv Challenor (Clinical Lead) - Consultant Cardiologist – 0300 422 3525

To apply, please click the apply button

Closing Date: 12th July 2017.

Anticipated Interview date: 11th Aug 2017

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