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Senior Cardiology Clincal Fellow in EP and Devices

Medical & Dental: MN37

Main area
Cardiology
Grade
Medical & Dental: MN37
Contract
Permanent
Hours
40 hours per week
Job ref
349-SC008MD-18-B
Site
Wythenshawe Hospital
Town
Manchester
Salary
£31,217 to £49,086 per annum
Closing
12/12/2018 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

CLINICAL FELLOW – ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY AND PACING

Applications are invited for a Senior Clinical fellow in adult cardiac electrophysiology and pacing. The post is based at Wythenshawe Hospital which is part of the newly formed  Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.

Applicants should have undergone at least 3 years specialist training in general cardiology and have some experience in electrophysiological procedures and device implantation.

Wythenshawe Hospital site provides tertiary cardiac services to a large population throughout the North West of England. There are 21 consultant cardiologists within the department including five electrophysiologists and one device specialist. For EP, we are one of two centres delivering services to a population of approximately 5 million. We perform approximately 800 EP procedures of which 30% were AF ablation procedures. Both CARTO and NAVX/EnSite mapping systems are used frequently to assist complex procedures. In the same period we implanted around 800 pacemakers and 200 ICDs.

The successful candidate will receive practical training and experience in all aspects of therapeutic electrophysiology procedures and also attend dedicated arrhythmia clinics.

A contribution to the cardiology middle grade on call rota is expected. This currently attracts a 1B payment for a 1:10 frequency on-call rota.

Applicants must be in possession of the MRCP or equivalent and be on the General Medical Council’s Register.

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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

Dr Sanjay Sastry Consultant Cardiologist and Clinical Lead or Dr David Fox Consultant Cardiologist by email

sanjay.sastry@mft.nhs.uk
david.fox@mft.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
0161 291 4053