Consultant in Cardiology - Special Interest in Cardiac Imaging

Liverpool, Merseyside
£76,761 - £103,490 per annum
07 Mar 2019
04 Apr 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Consultant Cardiologist in Advanced Cardiac Imaging based at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital NHS trust (RLBUHT). Although it is envisaged that the post will be predominantly based at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

You will be joining a team of 11 Consultant Cardiologists all with a range of sub-speciality interests. There are highly developed cardiac imaging services available offering a full range of advanced cardiac imaging. There is a large BSE accredited cardio-respiratory department performing over 14,000 echoes per year (including transoesophageal, stress echocardiography and 3D).

There is onsite Cardiac CT (approximately 1,500 cases per year) performed on a dual source FLASH CT scanner. Cardiac MRI is also available on site with approximately 600 cases performed each year including a stress CMR service. In addition there is a well-established nuclear cardiology department providing a myocardial perfusion and FDG-PET CT service.

Informal enquiries should be made to Dr Jason Pyatt, Clinical Lead for Cardiology at RLBUHT on 0151 706 3572. If you require any further information about applying please contact Neil Jones, Senior Medical HR Officer on 0151 706 3892. This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no-smoking policy.

Interviews will be scheduled for week commencing 29th April 2019.

Please ensure you check the email account (including junk/spam boxes) from which you apply regularly as we will use this to contact you regarding your application.

Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview. We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received a minimum amount of applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

The Trust is committed to creating a well-managed, flexible working environment that supports staff and promotes their welfare and development. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity; we value the contribution of individual talent, skills, knowledge and experience and aim for a workforce demography representative of the local community.

We encourage applicants from the following groups that are currently under-represented in our workforce black and minority ethnic (BME), lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB), disabled, male and age 16-24

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction following start in post. The amount of £26+£5 (standard disclosure) or £44+£5 (enhanced disclosure) can be deducted from salary, in manageable monthly installments for up to 3 months following commencement of employment.

From April 2017, Tier 2 visa applicants and their adult dependant(s) will be required to provide a criminal record certificate from each country they have lived in consecutively for 12 months or more in the past ten years.

It is a Trust expectation that all post holders who require a DBS for their role are registered with the DBS Update Service. The Trust requires all staff to be DBS checked on an ongoing basis.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0151 7064666 at the earliest opportunity to ensure that measures can be put in place to enable your application for this post.

Please Note: new entrants to the NHS will normally commence on the first paypoint of the relevant band.

For further details / informal visits contact: Dr Jason Pyatt, Tel 0151 706 3572 or alternatively, please click the apply button to apply.

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