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Consultant Cardiologist

Job Description

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 15 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

Consultant Cardiologist with Special Interest in Cardiac Pacing

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust/King’s Health Partners AHSC

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Cardiologist at Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH), in Farnborough Kent, part of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre. This is a substantive post created to support General Cardiology services on site, and to help develop pacing services, including the potential for a complex device programme in the future. Applicants should be fully trained in all aspects of General Cardiology, including complex pacing and device therapy. As with all Consultant appointments, there will be the option of cross-campus sessions as Denmark Hill, and there will be an expectation to contribute towards Research and Education (both undergraduate and postgraduate). This post currently has no on-call commitments, but this is expected to change in the intermediate future.

For further information please contact Dr Ian Webb, Clinical Lead for Cardiology at PRUH (( Email address removed )), or Dr Jon Byrne, Clinical Director for Cardiovascular Services (( Email address removed )). Departmental visits are discouraged until after short-listing.

Closing date: 25th October 2016


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At King’s, we fully support the right of all staff to equal opportunities and are committed to the development of a diverse workforce.

Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, gender, disability, religion/ belief or sexual orientation.

Benefits available to all employees include: Workplace Nurseries, an excellent Pension Scheme and access to the Learning Zone.

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Due to the high volume of applications for some posts, this advert might close before the displayed closing date if we have received a sufficient number of applications. If you wish to apply for this role, it is recommended that you apply promptly.

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