Consultant Cardiologist in Adult Congenital Heart Disease
The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is renowned nationally and internationally for excellence in diagnosis, treatment and research of patients with cardiothoracic diseases. It is the largest postgraduate specialist heart and lung centre in the United Kingdom with sites in Chelsea, London and Harefield, Middlesex. We strive to develop our staff both personally and professionally to ensure our patients get the first-class service they deserve.
Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Cardiologist in Adult Congenital Heart Disease. This post is a replacement post; it is a whole time Consultant Cardiologist in Adult Congenital Heart Disease, based at the Royal Brompton Hospital.
The appointee will oversee and co-run the clinical services of adult congenital heart disease jointly with the existing consultant team and provide inpatient services to adults with congenital heart disease, including support in intensive care and high dependency areas. The appointee will participate in an on-call rota (1 in 5) covering inpatient activity and emergency work. The appointee will run and supervise consultant-led / delivered outpatient clinics and supervise and train junior staff allocated to the Adult Congenital Heart Unit, including clinical fellows and specialist trainees.
The appointee will contribute to the further development of the Structural Heart Disease research and actively participate in multidisciplinary team meetings and Clinical Governance activity.
In addition, the successful applicant’s role will enhance the links between adult and paediatric cardiac medicine and surgery and help in further development of services for adult congenital heart disease at the Royal Brompton Hospital.
Applicants are required to be fully registered Medical Practitioners and must be on the GMC’s Specialist Register or be eligible for admission to the Register within six months from date of interview for the post.
Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Michael Gatzoulis, Professor of Cardiology, Adult Congenital Heart Disease - M.Gatzoulis@rbht.nhs.uk or Dr Vias Markides, Consultant Cardiologist & Divisional Director, RBH Heart Division – firstname.lastname@example.org Alternatively, please contact Nichola Forde, Medical Recruitment Team on 0207 351 8688 or email (email@example.com).
To obtain a copy of the job description, please click the apply button. Please complete the online application form and include the full names, work addresses and fax numbers of three clinical referees, one of which must be your current or most recent employer.
Shortlisting details and interview arrangements will be communicated via email, therefore please ensure you check your email account regularly following the closing date. In addition, the Trust will be chasing up references via email so please ensure you include the email addresses and contact numbers for your referees to avoid delay in the recruitment process.
Closing Date: Wednesday 11th April 2018.
Interview date: Wednesday 30th May 2018.