Consultant Interventional Cardiologist
Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Interventional Cardiologist, based at Worthing Hospital, part of the Western Sussex NHS Foundation Trust.
Following retirement of a senior colleague, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic individual with suitable training and experience, to join our team of 5 full time and 2 part time Cardiologists on the Worthing site. In addition to the provision of a full range of general cardiology services, the successful post-holder will join the 3 existing interventionalists in contributing to the delivery of a full elective and in-patient weekday PCI service, based at Worthing, for patients from across the Trust. The existing interventionalists also contribute to the weekend out of hours PPCI rota at Brighton (currently 1:12 weekends). The Cardiologists take part in a separate 24/7 Cardiology on-call rota at Worthing hospital and there is no commitment to the G(I)M on-call rota.
Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the only CQC-rated “Outstanding” hospital trust on the south coast and one of only four in the country. We’re an ambitious organisation that champions our people, equipping them with new skills to continually improve services for patients.
The CQC recognised our leading approach continuous improvement which encourages and supports innovation at all levels. We are an acute trust with three hospitals; St Richard’s in Chichester and Worthing Hospital, where we provide emergency and inpatient care; and Southlands Hospital in Shoreham, where we provide out-patient care and day surgery. We are a forward looking and innovative trust whose purpose is to provide high quality emergency and elective care for the people of West Sussex. Foundation Trust Status was achieved in July 2013.
Our hospitals are all situated along the beautiful Sussex coast, nestled against the South Downs National Park, and close to vibrant towns that are richly endowed with excellent cultural and sporting facilities, offering good transport links to London and Europe.
All newly appointed Consultants are mentored, via the “WSHFT Mentorship scheme for senior medical staff”.
Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register or within 6 months of attaining Specialist Registration at the time of interview. Applications from candidates who, for personal reasons, are unable to work full-time will be eligible to be considered for this post.
For further information please contact Shirley Hitchman
Tel: 01903 285222 ext 85435 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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All applicants are required to provide the names and contact details of four referees; three will be clinical referees including one from the current employer (or most recent employer if not currently working) and the final referee will your current Responsible Officer for revalidation.
Please note shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide an up to date CV for their interview.
Applications from Agencies will NOT be considered, therefore please do not send any directly to the department or Medical HR.
Closing Date: 15 July 2018
Interview Date: August 2018.