Consultant Intervention Cardiologist

Southampton, Hampshire
12 Mar 2018
08 Apr 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Location – Southampton General Hospital

Start Date of Post – ASAP

Online applications are invited for a Consultant cardiologist with an interest in coronary intervention at the Wessex Regional Cardiac Unit, Southampton University Hospitals Trust. This is a full time post in cardiology for an experienced interventionist. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the out of hours consultant cover on a 1:6 rota which will include a 1:6 day time cover for emergency/urgent intervention and when on call. The post holder will also participate in ward rounds and management of CCU and Cardiac High Care. The post holder will be expected to cover the absence of colleagues whilst they are on annual leave or study leave to provide seamless 24/7 service provision including Primary PCI with the other interventional cardiologists.

Training and Research

Undergraduate medical students from the Southampton University Medical School are taught throughout the Trust and the post holder is required to participate in undergraduate clinical teaching. The post holder is also required to participate in audit, research and the teaching of postgraduates, cardiac physiologists and nursing staff.

Administrative and Management Duties

The post holder will be required to undertake the administrative duties associated with the care of patients and running the clinical department. Secretarial support will be provided. The successful candidate will be an experienced clinician who will be able to provide strong leadership for the juniors and supportive staff.

Applicants should have a CCT or be on the GMC’s Specialist Register. Applicants within 3 months of their CCT date are also welcome to apply; you should provide evidence of this with your application. When applying please include the contact details of a minimum of 3 referees which should cover the last 3 years of employment; if you are a consultant one referee should be your current or most recent Medical Director, if you are a locum consultant one referee should be your Clinical Director.

Please contact Dr Alison Calver (Clinical Lead CV&T) informal discussions and expressions of interest.

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate their competence to communicate in spoken and written English.

Where equivalent qualifications or experience are being offered it is essential that candidates can provide confirmation of this from the relevant College or Faculty in the United Kingdom and attach the confirmation to your application.

Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and right to work in the UK are essential for this role. Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible. Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application.

All applications must be made online. CV or paper applications are not accepted.

This vacancy closes on or before – 8th April 2018

For further details / informal visits contact: Please contact Dr Alison Calver (Clinical Lead CV&T) for informal discussions and expressions of interest. Alternatively, please click the apply button.

Applicants from UHS NHS Foundation Trust whose posts are considered to be ‘At Risk’ will be given prior consideration for this post

Return to Practice

UHS runs a return to practice course each year for nurses who have been out of the profession and wish to return. To find out more please visit our Trust website for further details.

Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large numbers of applications are received.

Due to the volume of applications, we are unable to acknowledge receipt of your application. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of closing, please presume that you have not been selected for interview.

Car Parking

Application can be made for parking on site at UHS. This will be based on specific criteria to determine eligibility for on site parking as this is very limited. UHS offers a park and ride service and encourages staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible. UHS is well connected through bus services to the city centre and areas.

Relocating to Southampton

If you are thinking of moving to the Hampshire area please visit our site to help you explore accommodation options. To find out more look for "Relocating to Southampton".

Please note that we will not accept any applications or queries via agencies.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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