Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist in Cardiff

Location: Cardiff
Salary: Hidden
Recruiter: Cardiff And Vale University Health Board
Job Hours: Full-time

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Main duties of the job

The post holder will join a team of enthusiastic cardiologists and will have the opportunity to play a key role in further development of the service. The appointee will be an important member of the South West and South Wales Network for Paediatric cardiology and will be expected to take an active interest in network activities and engage with all the paediatricians from the referral hospitals in the area.

Although this post is full-time, consideration will be given to applicants who require flexible working arrangements.

Applicants should either be on the Specialist Register or be a Specialist Registrar within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / CESR(CP) at the time of interview.

Academic interests will be encouraged research and teaching in collaboration with Cardiff University's School of Medicine will be expected.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,  and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

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Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents.

Person Specification

  • On GMC Specialist Register for Paediatrics or Cardiology with evidence of equivalent training to the level of a UK-based Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist / Specialty Registrar with CCT/CESR(CP) due within 6 months of interview date
  • MRCP / MRCPCH or equivalent
  • Valid Level 3 safeguarding training
  • Experience

  • Training and expertise in paediatric echocardiography
  • Desirable

  • Training in Fetal medicine or non invasive electrophysiology/ pacing
  • Ability

  • Counselling / Communication skills
  • Audit

  • Evidence of participation in clinical audit and understanding role of audit in improving medical practice
  • Research

  • Active participation in research
  • Teaching

  • Evidence of teaching medical students and junior doctors
  • Personal Qualities

  • Evidence of ability to work both in a team and alone
  • 001-MP219.23-A


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