Consultant Cardiologist with an interest in Intervention
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. The post-holder will join eleven Consultants and an Associate Specialist to support provision of a comprehensive cardiac service to the county of Gloucestershire.
The post holder will join the team at an exciting time, with plans in place to expand our Primary PCI services to 24 hours 7 days a week. The post holder will provide subspecialty skills in intervention, supporting the services to deliver diagnostic coronary angiography, coronary angioplasty, pressure wire studies, OCT, IVUS and rotational atherectomy.
The post will be based at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital or Cheltenham General Hospital, with full participation in cross county activities and service planning.
Job share applicants are welcome. If such a person is appointed, modification of the job content will be discussed on a personal basis.
With its close proximity to the Cotswolds and the Forest of Dean, its excellent cultural and recreational facilities, superb housing and schools, you will find Gloucestershire a highly desirable place to live and work.
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was formed in April 2002 and became a Foundation Trust in July 2004. A successful Trust with a strong track record of achievement, we are situated mainly on the two larger operational sites, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital and Cheltenham General Hospital, providing acute services to Gloucestershire.
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.
Our recent statistics show that we:
- Treated 13,000 planned inpatient admissions and 64,000 emergency in-patient admissions.
- Treated 64,000 day case patients (including chemotherapy).
- Provided 658,000 consultant outpatient appointments.
- Received 93,000 therapy/diagnostic attendances (e.g. physiotherapy, occupational therapy).
- Supported the birth of 6,500 babies.
- Analysed 2.1million pathology samples.
- Performed 410,000 imaging examinations (e.g. x-ray, ultrasound).
- Provided 32,000 kidney haemodialysis treatment sessions.
The Trust serves a population of more than 600,000 and we work hard to reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the communities we serve.
With its close proximity to the Cotswolds and the Forest of Dean, its excellent cultural and recreational facilities, superb housing and schools, you will find Gloucestershire a highly desirable place to live and work. There is good rail and road access to Bristol, Birmingham, South Wales and London.
Relocation expenses, flexible working arrangements and support with childcare are available.
For informal enquiries or to arrange a visit please contact:
Dr Viv Challenor Clinical Lead on 0300 422 3525
Ms Eve Olivant Speciality Director on 0300 4222222.
To apply, please visit NHS. You should also attach a CV to your online application.
Closing Date: 3rd June 2018
Anticipated Interview Date: 6th July 2018