Consultant Physician / Cardiologist - Heart Failure

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 20 June 2024

Job summary

Heart Failure Post

There is a well-developed multidisciplinary heart failure service offered across both sites, with an in-reach service offering specialist review and support to inpatients across all wards and daily consultant-led ward rounds. There are weekly MDT meetings with core team members including Acute and Community HF Specialist Nurses, with plans to engage the Specialist Pharmacists and Palliative Care team colleagues.

If qualified, candidate will be supported to advance the existing brady pacing services to Implantable Device Therapy (ICD/CRT devices) and will be leading this service.

Main duties of the job

Service Provision and Development

The post holder will be expected to:

  • Manage his or her personal workload in such a way to ensure where possible service contract levels are achieved and to participate in the provision of cover on a shared basis with colleagues for periods of annual, sickness and study leave, except for prolonged absence where locum cover may be necessary.
  • Provide continuing clinical responsibility for patients under his/her care and assume responsibility for and facilitate contact from members of staff with delegated duties for personally accountable patient care.
  • Maintain an awareness and commitment to organisational priorities and ensure these are communicated effectively to colleagues and staff. Engage constructive debates about organisational issues through a willingness to interact positively with managers - showing mutual respect to ensure a similar level of respect in turn.
  • Effectively balance loyalty to the service and to the organisation through corporate behaviours and have an ability to anticipate change in current political climates showing an awareness of where the team sits in the bigger picture.
  • Understand the wider health economy and the implications for the Trust whilst working within organisational constraints with willingness to compromise and share resources.

About us

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust serves a community of 250,000 people across Tameside & Glossop. We provide a range of services both within the hospital and across our community for both adults and children.Our vision is to improve health outcomes for our population and influence wider determinants of health through collaboration with our health & care partners.

We have a clear set of values & behaviours which we expect all of our staff to demonstrate:

  • Safety
  • Care
  • Respect
  • Communication
  • Learning

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian & minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+& Disabled people.

Benefits include; flexible working, 27-33 days annual leave plus bank holidays, sick pay, NHS Pension Scheme, free eye tests and health checks, gym discount, free bicycle loan scheme, salary sacrifice car scheme, support with stress, bereavement, relationships, finance, and much more.

Date posted

24 May 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£99,532 to £131,964 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

245-MEDCCARD-08-23-D

Job locations

Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Fountain Street

Ashton-under-Lyne

OL6 9RW


Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Plan

Hours of duty are the equivalent of 10 Programmed Activities per week plus on-call allowance.

Clinical sessions to be based in Outpatients or in admitted areas as required

Education, Qualification, Knowledge, and Experience

Essential:

  • MRCP
  • Accreditation in cardiology and general internal medicine is desirable, but candidate with single cardiology accreditation are welcomed.
  • Cardiological training and experience equivalent to that required to gain entry to UK CCST`
  • To be eligible for consideration for a consultant appointment by an Appointments Committee, candidates must be fully registered on the UK General Medical Council's Specialist Register for both cardiology and general internal medicine. Specialist Registrars may apply if within 6 months of CCT at date of interview
  • The appointee will be required to maintain full GMC registration and revalidation and should follow the GMC Code of Good Medical Practice

Desirable:

  • Educational qualification
  • Higher degree

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Plan

Hours of duty are the equivalent of 10 Programmed Activities per week plus on-call allowance.

Clinical sessions to be based in Outpatients or in admitted areas as required

Education, Qualification, Knowledge, and Experience

Essential:

  • MRCP
  • Accreditation in cardiology and general internal medicine is desirable, but candidate with single cardiology accreditation are welcomed.
  • Cardiological training and experience equivalent to that required to gain entry to UK CCST`
  • To be eligible for consideration for a consultant appointment by an Appointments Committee, candidates must be fully registered on the UK General Medical Council's Specialist Register for both cardiology and general internal medicine. Specialist Registrars may apply if within 6 months of CCT at date of interview
  • The appointee will be required to maintain full GMC registration and revalidation and should follow the GMC Code of Good Medical Practice

Desirable:

  • Educational qualification
  • Higher degree

Person Specification

Person Specification

Essential

  • MRCP
  • Fully registered on the UK General Medical Council's Specialist Register or Specialist Registrars may apply if within 6 months of CCT at date of interview.
  • CCT in cardiology or due to receive within 6 months
  • Full GMC Registration.
  • Clinical training and experience in the relevant speciality, equivalent to that required to gain entry to the UK Certificate of Completed Training (CCT)
  • High standard of clinical skill and expertise in speciality Clinical Governance
  • Ability to offer expert clinical opinion on range of acute medical problems
  • Ability to take full and independent responsibility for clinical care of patients. Expertise in subspecialty
  • Ability to advise on efficient and smooth running of service
  • Evaluative and critical appraisal skills
  • Experience of and commitment to medical audit
  • Experience of and commitment to teaching medical staff
  • Empathetic and sensitive approach to patient needs
  • Approachable and effective Multi-disciplinary team member with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Team loyalty Positive approach to lessons learnt Confident approach without being arrogant
  • Demonstrable evidence of lifelong learning
  • Reflective approach to personal development with an ability to acknowledge and effectively manage poor performance.
  • Participation in appropriate peer review processes

Desirable

  • Postgraduate degree
  • Dual CCT in general medicine
  • Additional board certification in imaging modality
  • BSE accreditation
  • SCMR accreditation
  • Euro CMR accreditation
  • BSCI CT accreditation or equivalent
  • Experience of audit and management
  • Ability to supervise research Publications in peer reviewed journals
  • Formal educational qualification
  • IT Skills
  • Presentation skills
Person Specification

Person Specification

Essential

  • MRCP
  • Fully registered on the UK General Medical Council's Specialist Register or Specialist Registrars may apply if within 6 months of CCT at date of interview.
  • CCT in cardiology or due to receive within 6 months
  • Full GMC Registration.
  • Clinical training and experience in the relevant speciality, equivalent to that required to gain entry to the UK Certificate of Completed Training (CCT)
  • High standard of clinical skill and expertise in speciality Clinical Governance
  • Ability to offer expert clinical opinion on range of acute medical problems
  • Ability to take full and independent responsibility for clinical care of patients. Expertise in subspecialty
  • Ability to advise on efficient and smooth running of service
  • Evaluative and critical appraisal skills
  • Experience of and commitment to medical audit
  • Experience of and commitment to teaching medical staff
  • Empathetic and sensitive approach to patient needs
  • Approachable and effective Multi-disciplinary team member with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Team loyalty Positive approach to lessons learnt Confident approach without being arrogant
  • Demonstrable evidence of lifelong learning
  • Reflective approach to personal development with an ability to acknowledge and effectively manage poor performance.
  • Participation in appropriate peer review processes

Desirable

  • Postgraduate degree
  • Dual CCT in general medicine
  • Additional board certification in imaging modality
  • BSE accreditation
  • SCMR accreditation
  • Euro CMR accreditation
  • BSCI CT accreditation or equivalent
  • Experience of audit and management
  • Ability to supervise research Publications in peer reviewed journals
  • Formal educational qualification
  • IT Skills
  • Presentation skills

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Fountain Street

Ashton-under-Lyne

OL6 9RW


Employer's website

https://www.tamesidehospital.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Fountain Street

Ashton-under-Lyne

OL6 9RW


Employer's website

https://www.tamesidehospital.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Deputy Clinical Director Lead Cardiologist

Dr A. Abraheem

abraheem.abraheem@tgh.nhs.uk

07786005005

Date posted

24 May 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£99,532 to £131,964 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

245-MEDCCARD-08-23-D

Job locations

Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Fountain Street

Ashton-under-Lyne

OL6 9RW


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