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Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia Fellow

Job Reference: 358-29351150-MED

University Hospitals of Leicester
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.

This is an exciting opportunity for dynamic and ambitious individuals wishing to follow a career in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia. Glenfield Hospital undertakes over 1,200 Adult cardiac and over 1,000 Thoracic operations a year providing ample opportunity to become an independent practitioner in this sub-specialty.


You will have the opportunity to train in 2D and 3D Perioperative Transoesophageal Echocariography and FICE, leading to accreditation in these areas.


We have recently acquired a Vimedix multimodality ultrasound simulator with exciting training programmes such as cardiac anatomy, TOE & TTE (showing normal heart and pathologies), chest ultrasound, critical care echo teaching package and FAST scanning.


Successful candidates are guaranteed a place on Glenfield Hospital’s popular FICE course and the internationally renowned trans-oesophageal ECHO course.


We encourage successful candidates to take part in research, audits and case reports with a view to publish and presenting at the Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists annual meetings.


The thoracic anaesthesia covers all aspects of this specialty and you will become proficient in all the required techniques. In addition there are opportunities to experience anaesthesia for paediatric and grown up congenital heart disease as well as involvement with ECMO cases when working on the adult intensive care unit.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr A Srivastava Anaesthetics

Telephone number 0116 258 2315

Additional contact information

Dr Nick Harvey

0116 258 2315

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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