Consultant in Cardiology (Electrophysiology)

Brighton, East Sussex
09 Aug 2018
06 Sep 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Cardiac team as Consultant Cardiologist, with an interest in Electrophysiology as a replacement post (due to retirement), complementing the existing 13 full time and 1 part time consultant cardiologists, 5 cardio-thoracic surgeons and 6 cardiac anaesthetists.

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals is the regional teaching hospital, providing general acute services to Brighton and Hove and Mid Sussex and tertiary services for patients across Sussex and the south east of England. Working as one hospital across two sites in Brighton and Haywards Heath, we treat over half a million patients a year.

We provide a full adult cardiac service to the local population of approaching 500,000 and a tertiary service to the wider Sussex population of 1.5 million, including percutaneous intervention (with PPCI 24/7), structural intervention (TAVI, PFO, ASD, Mitral, Paravalvular leak), complex electrophysiology, device Implantation, laser extraction, and cardiac Surgery.

We undertake around 550 EP cases and 600 device procedures every year. We currently use the Precision, Carto 3 and Rhythmia 3D mapping systems within two catheter Labs.

We perform a wide range of interventional EP procedures including novel techniques for epicardial VT ablation, including percutaneous and surgical access. BSUH is a reference centre for cryo ablation and VT ablation, offering live course teaching in cryo-ablation for atrial fibrillation, normal heart VT ablation and epicardial VT ablation. In addition we undertake advanced device techniques including lead extraction, subcutaneous ICD and interventional techniques for CRT implantion.

Informal enquiries should be made to: Dr John Silberbauer, Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist on 01273 696955 ext. 4957, Dr Jack McCready, Consultant Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist on 01273 696955 ext. 4515, or Dr Lucy Blows, Clinical Lead and Consultant Cardiologist on 01273 696955 ext. 4494.

Please refer to the person specification in the job description with regards to CCT requirements.

When completing the application form please ensure you complete the section relating to your CCT date. If you have already have your CCT please confirm when you will be on the GMC Specialist Register.  Please be aware you only have 12 months from your CCT to join the specialist registrar otherwise you will have to go thorugh the CESR Route.

In addition to supplying us with your referee details for the last 3 years please also provide us with the contact details of your Responsible Officer for Appraisal and Revalidation

In the interest of equal opportunities, we want to make sure that information about candidates is provided in the same format so all applicants should fill in the standard application form on the NHS Jobs website and attach their cv.

Please be aware that candidates will be informed by email of the outcome of their application

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Closing date: 6 September 2018 at 12pm

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