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Consultant Cardiologist with Subspecialty Expertise in Cardiac Imagin

Job Reference: 394-079MS21

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The Hillingdon Hospital and Harefield Hospital, Uxbridge
£82,096 - £110,683

The Trust only accepts applications made through this site, please register when you click APPLY at the end of this advertisement. The Trust is able to offer hospital accommodation, pension scheme, on-site nursery (through third party provider), together with salary sacrifice schemes (including child care vouchers, ride to work) and a range of national and local staff discounts (subject to availability).

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Applications are invited for this full time consultant post (10 PA), which has been developed to strengthen the non- invasive Cardiology service, particularly echocardiography across THH. This post consists of 10 Programmed Activities (PAs), annualised as 8 Direct Clinical Care (DCC) and 2 Supporting Clinical Activities (SPA). At THH the post holder will be required to contribute to the care of general cardiology patients on the ward, set up and run outpatient clinics and help contribute to the pre-hospital management of patients including advice and guidance to local GPs and vetting of clinic referrals.

The successful applicant will be based at The Hillingdon Hospital with the enthusiastic Hospital Cardiology Team. Additionally, the post holder will work one day per week at Harefield Hospital.

THHNFT is a 500 bedded District General Hospital in West London. It is an Associate teaching hospital for Imperial College Medical School, and hosts the MRCP PACES examination each year. There is an active post-graduate training programme, and Research and Development Centre. THHNFT is part of the accountable care partnership Hillingdon Health and Care Partners (HHCP). EOLC is one of five priority work streams of the HHCP.

The hospital has a wide case-mix, including patients from Heathrow Airport. Access to the hospital is good, with pleasant surrounding urban and rural areas.

Applicants with a CCT* date within 6 months of the interview may apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr G Karagiannis – Cardiology Consultant

Dr G Rosser – Cardiology Consultant

Telephone 01895279255

We welcome applications from overseas. Applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.

Once a sufficient number of applications have been received the vacancy may be closed prior to the published closing down date. All contracts are issued under Agenda for Change Terms & Conditions of employment and all posts are subject to appropriate job matching or evaluation process, where indicated. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community to ensure our workforce is representative of the population. Please note that all candidates at risk in London and going through the NHS London Redeployment scheme are to be given priority as part of the recruitment process where their application meets the essential criteria for the role.

Please note: If you do not meet the requirements for the role or have specific registration where required then your application will be automatically rejected.

If you do not hear from within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume you are unsuccessful.

The Hillingdon Hospital will use the information provided primarily for the purposes of managing your employment within the Trust.

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.

UK Registration

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

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