Consultant Cardiologist with special interest in cardiovascular MRI
At King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Applications are invited for a substantive Consultant Cardiologist with full training and accreditation in Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (CMR). The post will support the growing clinical demands for cardiac imaging at King’s College Hospital. The post holder should have a strong academic track record to pursue clinical research and teaching activities within King’s Health Partners. This would ideally suit a talented and ambitious individual who would work alongside the service lead for CMR, Dr Dan Sado, along with other members of the imaging team. The successful candidate should have extensive clinical expertise in all aspects of CMR, with relevant research experience (including a higher degree) and teaching skills.
In addition to holding full GMC registration and MRCP or equivalent, the successful candidate will be in possession of a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) or be within 6 months of this at the time of interview.
King’s College Hospital is one of the largest and busiest centres in London, with a well-established national and international reputation for clinical excellence, innovation and achievement. The cardiac unit is a leading tertiary centre as well as providing a full range of secondary adult cardiac services across a large part of the South Thames and North Kent Region. The CMR service now receives around 2000 referrals per year with the echocardiography department performing over 20,000 studies per annum and making it one of the busiest imaging services in the UK with state of the art scanning technology and active research and educational programmes.
King’s Health Partners is a pioneering collaboration between King’s College London, Guy’s and St Thomas’, King’s College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts. This unique combination brings together one of the world’s leading research-led universities and three of London’s most successful NHS Foundation Trusts.
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals. The Trust is recognized internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, stroke and major trauma. On 1 October 2013, King’s took over the running of the Princess Royal University Hospital in Bromley and Orpington Hospital, as well as some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup. The new enlarged organisation has over 11,500 staff and provides over 1.5 million patient contacts a year. 10,000 babies are delivered by our hospitals each year, and over 750 patients come to our Emergency Departments every day. You can also support the work of King’s College Hospital at togetherwecan.org.uk