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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 06/05/2021.

Sr Clinical Fellow-Cardiothoracic Intensive Care & Echocardiography

Job Reference: 200-CWFPP-3059786-JD

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Intensive Care and Echocardiography
St Georges Hospital, London
£33,128 - £52,090

Senior Clinical Fellow in Intensive Care and Echocardiography

From August 2021 for 12 months


St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest healthcare units in the United Kingdom accommodating around 1100 beds and treating 89 000 inpatient and day-cases annually. St George’s Hospital is the main teaching hospital in the western sector of South London and as such supports an extensive training programme for junior doctors.


Clinical fellows are required to work as part of the critical care medical and multidisciplinary team on adult intensive care. The fellow will also core member of the ICU POCUS team. The duration of the post is 12 months. The clinical fellow in echocardiography will receive specific mentoring and training in echocardiography as applied to critical care. This is to answer the perceived need for critical care echocardiography training and the new BSE/ICS accreditation processes. This will include transthoracic as well as transoesophageal echocardiography and the aim is to achieve advanced level of echocardiography (BSE, EDEC or similar). The post holder will also be encouraged to make use of a whole range of teaching opportunities including in-house courses and our echocardiography simulator laboratory and weekly echocardiography meetings. There may be some opportunity to attend the cardiology outpatient echocardiography lab by arrangement. The post holder is not required to have any previous echocardiography experience, but this post is aimed at doctors who intend a career in intensive care medicine.


Successful candidates will gain experience in management of adult ICU patients, including advanced respiratory support, advanced cardiovascular monitoring (including pulmonary artery floatation catheters), intra-aortic balloon counter-pulsation, trans-thoracic and trans-oesophageal echocardiography and renal replacement therapy.


The rota is currently a full shift system with 1:8 weekend day and night shifts. Please see the job description for the person specification, further details of the rota and job responsibilities. We welcome application from overseas, but prior experience of the UK healthcare system is desirable, and GMC registration is essential.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive for certain posts, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. After the closing date we strongly advise you check the email account which is registered. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted.

Candidates seeking more information can view the job description or contact Dr Gabor Zilahi (Consultant Cardiac Anaesthetist/Intensivist –

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDr Gabor ZilahiJob titleConsultant Cardiac Anaesthetist/IntensivistEmail addressgabor.zilahi@nhs.netTelephone number0208 725 1504Additional contact information

Candidates seeking more information can view the job description or contact Dr Gabor Zilahi (Consultant Cardiac Anaesthetist/Intensivist –



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Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.

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- The machine readable zone
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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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