Trust Fellow in Paediatric Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£37,408 - £49,086 pa + £2,162 London Weighting
Posted
02 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
271-CAG-379
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Paediatrics
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time

2 x Trust Fellow (Equivalent to ST 4+) in Paediatric Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases

Applications are invited for the above posts to start in September 2019. The posts are fixed term for 12 months.

These posts do not attract a National Training Number, but may be useful for out of programme experience for paediatric cardiology trainees, aspiring paediatric cardiologists or adult cardiology trainees with an interest in inherited cardiac conditions, as well as general paediatric trainees with an interest in cardiology. The post has also been approved for sub-specialty training in paediatric inherited cardiovascular diseases.

We are the largest centre in Europe for the care of inherited cardiovascular disease in children, looking after over 5,000 outpatients per year, and are part of the UCLP Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases service. The service at GOS is part of the Cardiac Unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and includes disease-specific clinics for cardiomyopathies, inherited arrhythmia syndromes, aortopathy syndromes and rare diseases with cardiovascular involvement. Families are seen at Great Ormond Street for screening, diagnosis, evaluation and management. The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team that includes clinical nurse specialists, clinician’s assistants, clinical psychologists and paediatric cardiac technicians, with close links to the electrophysiology, cardiac transplantation and clinical genetics teams. These posts will give ample experience in the diagnosis, management and follow-up of children with inherited cardiac conditions, and will offer unique opportunities for clinical research. Fellows will rotate 4 monthly through the cardiomyopathy, inherited arrhythmia and aortopathy firms.

The Fellows will be responsible for seeing patients and families in consultant-led outpatient clinics, the work-up and day to day management of new in-patients and the continuing care of current patients including the necessary administrative documentation.

Applicants must be registered with the GMC and possess MRCP, MRCPCH or equivalent. For further information, please contact Dr Juan Pablo Kaski, Clinical Lead for Paediatric Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases, on 020 7829 8839, or j.kaski@ucl.ac.uk.

All applicants should return their applications electronically by clicking the Apply button If you have any queries, contact us via email at vacancy@gosh.nhs.uk. Please quote the appropriate reference number 271-CAG-379.

Closing date: 27 May 2019.

We conduct full criminal record checks on all successful candidates.

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