Consultant Cardiologist with additional expertise in Coronary Intervention based at Scunthorpe General Hospital
Full Time - 10 PA's with an additional 11th PA available for direct clinical care, to be reviewed once in post.
An excellent opportunity exists to join Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust as Consultant Cardiologist. We are seeking to appoint a Consultant Cardiologist with expertise in coronary Intervention, based at Scunthorpe General Hospital with some clinical sessions at Diana Princess of Wales Hospital - Grimsby.
The Cardiology Department has excellent facilities and provides all the services that would be expected at a DGH including a 12 bed Coronary Care Unit, Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinics, Heart Failure Clinics, Cardiac Rehabilitation Clinics; full set of non-invasive services, pacemaker and implantable loop recorder implantation (about 190 per year) and follow-ups; a fully established invasive service including left and right heart catheterisation (1000+ per year) and percutaneous coronary intervention (over 450 per annum between 3 operators) as well as full out-patient and in-patient services. Primary PCI service is not provided on site but the applicant would be required to take part in the on-call rota for the other PCI patients. Primary angioplasty experience may be available at the neighbouring Hull & East Yorskhire Trust (Castle Hill) subject to further discussion.
This is supported by a 30 bedded cardiology/general medicine inpatient ward.
The PCI service offers the range of complexity of PCI - including rotablation, shockwave, CTO intervention, IVUS and soon to be supported by cardiac CT on-site.
There is no GIM on-call commitment.
There is an excellent modern Development and Education Centre with extensive facilities. The opening of the Hull York Medical School has brought an increase in the number students being taught within the Department. The successful candidate will be expected to take part in the teaching of medical students.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to be appointed as Honorary Senior Lecturer at Hull York Medical School (HYMS). This honorary appointment is in recognition of contribution to teaching and research and holders of honorary titles may request access to HYMS and University premises and facilities, systems, and library services.
Northern Lincolnshire is an attractive place to live and work, with superb value housing in award winning market towns and villages as well as larger centres. Excellent local grammar schools compete favourably with independent schools in national league tables. Humberside airport, Hull ferry terminals and good transport links provide convenient national and international access. The area has to be visited to appreciate the benefits of living and working here.
The job description is pending Royal College approval
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Simon Thackray MD, MRCP Consultant Cardiologist.
Lead Consultant for Department of Cardiology
NLAG NHS Trust.
Sec:- 01724 387897
or 01724 282282 ext 5439
|Location:||United Kingdom Scunthorpe|
|Salary:||£77,913 - £105,042 per an GBP per year|
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