Consultant Electrophysiology Cardiologist

Main area
Cardiac & Respiratory
Contract
Permanent
Hours
10 PAs per week
Job ref
218-SG-MED-1101550
Site
UHCW
Town
Coventry
Salary
£76,761 - £103,490 per annum
Closing
02/07/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

Applications are invited for the post of full time Consultant Cardiologist with specialist interest in Electrophysiology and Complex Devices. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed colleague to join our rapidly expanding and evolving department. The Cardiology Department sits within the Cardio-Thoracic Group, which includes the Departments of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Respiratory and Infectious Diseases.

The University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire is one of England’s largest tertiary teaching hospitals and offers one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe. We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby, plus specialist services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. Our mission to ‘Care, Achieve and Innovate’ is demonstrated by our performance in high quality patient care, teaching and research.

We provide a comprehensive Electrophysiology service for both standard and complex arrhythmia, including complex atrial and ventricular ablation using 3D mapping systems (Precision, Carto) and day-case cryo-ablation for PVI. We currently perform ~600 EP cases per year but are rapidly expanding. We have a full complex devices service implanting ~150 CRT/ICDs last year and provide a full device extraction service to patients in Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

The hospital is in an excellent location, surrounded by attractive countryside with market towns and villages within easy commuting distance, and an excellent choice of local schools. We are only 15 miles from Europe’s fastest growing international airport and there are excellent rail and road links to destinations throughout the UK. We aim to appoint colleagues with skills from the above range who are flexible in their approach and who will enhance the already excellent team working amongst the consultants. Efforts would be made to ensure appropriate career development for successful applicants. 

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

 

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For an informal visit, or more information, please contact Dr Faizel Osman, Consultant Cardiologist/Electrophysiologist and lead for CRM on 02476 965668, Dawn Adamson, Clinical Lead for Cardiology and Consultant Cardiologist on 02476 964978 or Professor David Parr, Clinical Director, Cardio Thoracic and Respiratory Services on 02476 967697 or alternatively, email faizel.osman@uhcw.nhs.uk,  dawn.adamson@uhcw.nhs.uk / david.parr@uhcw.nhs.uk