Consultant Clinical Cardiologist
Applications are invited for a full time Consultant Clinical Cardiologist to develop the growing cardiology service in Gibraltar.
This is a new post created to facilitate the development of the local cardiology service. The Gibraltar Health Authority is moving from a model of a Visiting Consultant, with invasive procedures being outsourced to regional providers, to the creation of an in-house angiography suite and appointment of a full time Clinical Cardiologist. The cardiology service is supported by a cardio-respiratory physiologist, a cardiac rehabilitation team and a non-consultant led rapid access chest pain clinic.
The angiography suite is planned to be operated by visiting Interventional Cardiologists from nearby Spain which will allow the development 24 hour primary PCI. The post holder will be expected to work closely with the Interventional Team as well as the existing team of 6 Consultant Physicians.
Participation in the General Medical on-call rota is not a requirement of this post.
Gibraltar is a British dependency located at the southernmost tip of the Iberian Peninsula, with a population of just over 33,000, augmented by a further 13,500 regular daily workers from Spain and several thousand short-term visitors during the holiday periods. Gibraltar’s health service is independent from the UK-NHS, but is organised and modelled in many ways on it and follows traditions of British medical practice, including professional regulation with UK bodies. The epidemiology is similar to Western European affluent nations and the health services provided are of a high quality. The official language is English and competence in written and spoken English is a requirement of the post
Gibraltar offers an attractive standard of living with a good work life balance. Apart from year-round pleasant weather, it offers plenty of leisure opportunities, good schools and a family-friendly environment. It is easily reached from London in about 2½ hours’ flying time and has more than 20 flights a week to UK destinations. There is a land border with Spain and Malaga airport is just 1½ hours’ drive away, offering further extensive links to global destinations.
Applicants must hold full registration with the UK General Medical Council, with a licence to practise and must be on the Specialist Register for Cardiology.
The above appointment is offered on a fixed-term contract of three years with a possibility to extend further. Salary, dependant on experience, ranges from £109,025 to £134,232 per annum.
Informal visits and enquiries are welcome. Please contact the following for an informal discussion: Dr Gareth Latin, Clinical Director for General Medicine, via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Application packs may be obtained from the Human Resources Department, Gibraltar Health Authority, St Bernard’s Hospital, Gibraltar Tel: + (350) 20072266 ext. 2079 or click the apply button.
Closing Date: 18th January 2019.