Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Consultant Coronary Interventional Cardiologist

Swindon, Wiltshire
£77,913 to £105,042 per annum
12 Oct 2018
04 Nov 2018
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Consultant Coronary Interventional Cardiologist

Applications are invited for this new position of Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at The Great Western Hospital (Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust). This is one of two new posts, the other with an interest in cardiac imaging. The successful applicant will join the 6 other Cardiologists, three of whom have a special interest in coronary intervention. There will be no commitment to General Internal Medicine.

The Great Western Hospital was opened in 2002 and serves a rapidly expanding population of 350,000 in Swindon and the surrounding rural areas.

The purpose-built Wiltshire Cardiac Centre is a fully integrated unit. The department is progressive and forward-thinking and has an active interest in research.

The department has 2 cardiac catheterisation laboratories with the local provision of PCI, simple and complex pacing and ICD implantation. There are full PCI facilities with rotablation, IVUS and OCT.

There are dedicated outpatient facilities with a full range of non-invasive and invasive services including exercise treadmill testing (with daily Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinics), ambulatory ECG monitoring, tilt testing, TTE and TOE and stress echocardiography. 

There are 24 Cardiology beds as well as an 8 bedded CCU managed by the Cardiologists. The Consultant staff is supported by 2 Specialist Registrars, 2 Specialty Doctors and 5 other trainees.

For further information and to arrange an informal visit, please contact Dr Edward Barnes or 01793 646214.

The successful applicants should possess MRCP (UK) from the Royal College of Physicians (or equivalent). Full registration with the GMC is essential and applicants should be within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview or currently hold CCT or equivalent.

For more information and to apply please visit job reference 249-MED9990156


Closing date for applications:  4th November 2018

Interview date: 7th December 2018

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