Trust Doctor Cardiology Heart Failure Jobs Vacancy at Homerton University Hospital Nhs Trust London
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Trust Doctor Cardiology Heart Failure Jobs Vacancy at Homerton University Hospital Nhs Trust London Jobs Details:
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London. The main community served by the Trust is highly diverse with a complex mix of clinical and cultural needs.
The Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. These specialist services include obstetrics, neonatology, foetal medicine, fertility, neuro-rehabilitation, bariatric surgery, and asthma and allergy services.
Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is proud to be included on the HSJ and Nursing Times Best Places to Work list 2015, and has recently achieved 'Excellence' status in the Healthy Workplace Charter, as awarded by the Greater London Authority.
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department of Cardiology
Trust Post [ST3+ Grade]
Applications are invited for a post of Trust Doctor [ST3+ Grade] focusing on heart failure, to commence in the Department of Cardiology at Homerton University Hospital as soon as possible.
The Cardiology Department has three Consultants, one Associate Specialist, three middle grades [one trainee ST3+ & two Clinical Fellows at ST3+ Grade (which are the advertised posts)] and five junior doctors [one CMT ST1/2, one clinical fellow (ST1/2 Grade), one FY2 & two FY1s]. The department offers core & advanced echocardiography (transthoracic, contrast, transoesophageal & stress echocardiography), and other non-invasive services (ETT, ambulatory ECG & BP monitoring, transcranial Doppler scanning & portable ECG event monitoring). The department has an extensive heart failure service which includes ultrafiltration, a heart failure clinical fellow, a hospital based heart failure nurse specialist, a team of five community heart failure nurse specialists, and a joint consultant nephrologist & consultant cardiologist led cardio-renal clinic.
The department has close links with St Bartholomew’s Hospital and with the Royal Brompton Hospital, for invasive cardiac investigation and management. Device therapy and other invasive cardiac rhythm management is provided by consultant cardiologists in electrophysiology, one of whom is Dr Julian Jarman from the Royal Brompton Hospital, who runs a weekly specialist arrhythmia clinic at Homerton. Consultant cardiothoracic surgeons (Mr Kolvekar & Mr Lall, both from St Bartholomew’s Hospital) attend monthly JCC MDTs at Homerton. The department’s joint cardio-renal clinic is held at Homerton, and is attended jointly by Dr Stanley Fan, Consultant Nephrologist from the Regional Renal Centre at the Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel and by Dr Bowker. Homerton heart failure team members can attend the twice monthly regional heart failure Joint Cardiac Conference (JCC) at St Bartholomew’s Hospital. The department works closely with the Regional Renal Centre, with the heart muscle disease service at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and also with the cardiac transplant team at Papworth.
Homerton has now completed its sixth year of contributing to the National Heart Failure Audit Project run by NICOR (National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research) at UCL. Homerton has its own systems for the entry, storage and local retention of these and of other routinely collected clinical data, - for audit and research purposes. The department has a well-established curriculum-based programme of weekly cardiology seminars.
Applicants should have worked in hospital medicine at the appropriate level, and ideally have experience in cardiology. Although the post is not recognised for training, it provides excellent preparation for those wishing to pursue a career in cardiology or in hospital medicine, offering clinical experience, training and the opportunity to undertake teaching, audit & research. Prior Homerton cardiology clinical fellow post holders have gone on to formal cardiology training posts in the UK, Australia and Switzerland, four of whom are now consultants (three in cardiology).
There is no on-call commitment for this post.
For further details / informal visits contact:
To discuss the post informally please contact Dr TJ Bowker, Dr AS Kurbaan or Dr HB Xiao, Consultant Cardiologists at Homerton University Hospital on 0208 510 7033 / 5084 / 5149.
Please complete the "Values Screener" under "Further Links" to the right of this page before applying for this post. These multiple-choice questions will help you assess whether you feel aligned to the values of Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. When completing the Screener, please ensure you use the same email address as you have used for this application.
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Please note : we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.
The Trust welcomes applications from candidates wishing to job share with or without job share partners.
We are committed to equal opportunities, and have been approved as a Disability Confident Employer.
The Trust offers a number of benefits, including a relocation loan for new starters moving to the area. More details on our range of benefits can be found on the Homerton website.
Homerton will be smoke free for all staff from October 2017.
Overseas candidates wishing to apply, who would require immigration sponsorship, can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post on the UKBA website.
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.
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