Consultant in Interventional Cardiology

NHS Fife
01 Apr 2019
29 Apr 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time


40 hours

Permanent full time position

A joint post between NHS Fife and NHS Lothian, based in Fife with interventional sessions at the Edinburgh Heart Centre

An opportunity has arisen for a Consultant in Interventional Cardiology to join our team at Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy. Along with 5 other Consultant colleagues, you will be responsible for delivering a high quality Cardiology service to the Acute Services Division of NHS Fife and supporting Acute Medical specialties within the Emergency Care Directorate. In addition, you would be expected to contribute to the regional interventional cardiology service based at the Edinburgh Heart Centre with an opportunity to join the Primary PCI rota.

The Cardiology in-patient service is based in the new, purpose-built wing on the Victoria Hospital site. There is an 8 bedded Cardiac Care Unit with 26 beds in the adjacent ward. The 8-bedded medical high dependency (MHDU) and 10-bedded intensive care units are in close proximity.

The service has access to the full range of cardiac investigation including CTCA and MRI. There is on site pacing with plans to develop this further to other devices. We are supported by enthusiastic trainees, specialist nurses and physiologists.

The Edinburgh Heart Centre provides a comprehensive percutaneous coronary and structural heart interventional programme including TAVI and the National Percutaneous Mitral Valve Intervention Service.

Fife offers excellent quality of life opportunities with extensive cultural and environmental attractions only 15 miles from Edinburgh with excellent road, rail and air transport links.

Informal enquiries can be made to the following:- Dr Mark Francis (Consultant Cardiologist: NHS Fife). Email: Tel: 01592 643355 (Ext: 28594) Dr Nick Cruden (Consultant Cardiologist: NHS Lothian). Email: 0131 242 1843

Job packs and applications can be obtained from or by clicking the Apply button. Completed applications in word format should be returned to quoting HH590/03/19. Interview date will be confirmed.

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Closing date 9am 29th April 2019.