Consultant in Cardiology

Birmingham, West Midlands
04 May 2018
29 May 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.

Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be
treated as close to home as possible.

We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.

We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like
cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.

We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.

We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including
bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research
Centre (SRMRC).

We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.

Applications are invited for this exciting substantive consultant post, within the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. This is a full time post,
however part time hours will be considered.

This post is based mainly at Solihull Hospital and will support and complement the other 15 Consultant Cardiologists in UHB HGS. The successful candidate will be experienced in General Cardiology, coronary angiography and/or
pacemaker implantation and have a sub specialty interest in Heart Failure.

The Directorate of Cardiology provides a comprehensive adult cardiology service for the UHB HGS including primary PCI for patients with STEMI, acts as a tertiary referral centre for cardiac investigation, coronary intervention and device
implantation for the West Midlands.

The ability to communicate and work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team is vital. It is also anticipated that the successful candidate would contribute to increasing the national profile of the department.

The Trust has a reputation for providing high-quality well-structured care in a friendly and supportive environment. We are looking for a dynamic colleague with enthusiasm and leadership qualities.

Applicants must be entered on the Specialist Register in Cardiology or be within 6 months of a CCT in Cardiology. Anyone within 6 months of his/her CCT on
the date of the AAC may also apply.

If you wish to discuss the post, please contact
Dr M Pitt, Clinical Director for Cardiology, on telephone (0121) 424 0736,
email: or
Dr K Mahmood, Clinical Lead for Cardiology at Solihull Hospital, on telephone 0121 424 4552, email

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Medical Workforce Team phone number: (0121) 424 8993 (Option 4 & 1).
All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

Closing date: 29th May 2018.

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity, and welcomes applications from all members of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of age,
gender, disability, religion/ belief or sexual orientation.

The Trust is a Stonewall Diversity Champion and aims to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ people by creating an inclusive, engaging and rewarding environment that values both staff and patients.

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