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We are expanding or cardiac imaging service and have an exciting opportunity for a suitably skilled (EuroCMR level 3) individual to join us. You would be joining an enthusiastic team of 12 cardiologists which includes one existing imaging consultant however between January 2017 and October 2017 you would be the sole imaging consultant in the Trust.
The successful applicant will be part of a 1:12 cardiology ward weekday on-call rota and 1:7 weekend rota serving a population in excess of 1 million, moving to 1:13 and 1:8 respectively from October 2017.
The cardiac MRI unit is rapidly developing, with a 3rd MRI scanner being installed in May 2016 increasing the CMR capacity beyond the > 500 scans already performed annually at present. The post offers a unique opportunity to guide further development of the cardiac MRI unit to support the tertiary cardiology and cardiac surgical department.
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest acute Trusts in the West Midlands. The purpose-built Heart and Lung Centre, which opened in October 2004, is the fourth Cardiothoracic Unit in the region, and the first in the UK to deliver an integrated Cardiothoracic and Cardiology service. As the most productive unit in the West Midlands, the Centre delivers approximately 1,000 adult cardiac surgical cases, 500 thoracic surgical cases, 1,400 PCIs and 1,300 diagnostic angiograms. It has provided a 24/7 Primary PCI programme since April 2007 and more recently commenced a TAVI programme, with more than 200 patients successfully treated to date. We have a large device implant programme and our Electrophysiology service is rapidly growing treating approximately 300 cases per annum. Our facilities comprise three Catheter Laboratories and a dedicated Pacing Theatre supported by a 16-bed Day Ward, 37-bed Cardiology Ward and 31-bed surgical ward with 14-bed ICCU and 3 dedicated cardiothoracic theatres.
The successful candidate must have full GMC registration, and have or be eligible for inclusion on the Specialist Register within 6 months of the interview date. This post will be offered in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of Service (England) for the new Consultant contract.
For further information and informal discussions about the post, applicants are invited to contact: Dr McAlindon, Cardiac Imaging Consultant, Heart & Lung Centre, tel: ( Phone number removed ) .
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Applications from job seekers 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 Visas and Immigration department 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 Visas and Immigration website.
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