Locum Consultant Physician - Cardiology Interest
At Hywel Dda University Health Board
Job descriptionLocum Consultant Physician – Cardiology interest
Department: General Internal Medicine
Location: Withybush General Hospital, Haverfordwest
Salary: £91,881 per annum (37.5 hours/10 sessions)
We are looking to recruit a motivated Locum Consultant in General Medicine with an interest in Cardiology to join colleagues in a dynamic general medicine service within the Health Board in delivering and supporting the Welsh Government’s vision for NHS Wales. This new appointment will join the team of established medical consultants working across Pembrokeshire and will have support to develop/maintain a specialist interest.
The successful candidate will be expected to have specialty training and relevant experience in General Medicine. You would work in the General Medical Department and in an area of specialist interest. You will be responsible for the management of patients presenting to Withybush General Hospital with medical problems and will lead a team of junior doctors.
Hywel Dda University Health Board is one of seven acute Health Boards in Wales serving a population of 384,000 and Right now we are building our Future, setting the Pace for Care. The Health Board is committed to delivering high quality general medical care and sees the provision of consistent medical care as a key strategic priority.
You will enjoy excellent conditions of employment, whilst building your future in one of the best locations in the UK. Haverfordwest is a historic county town in Pembrokeshire adjacent to Pembrokeshire National Park offering a relaxed lifestyle and picturesque countryside, with blue flag beaches a short distance away. West Wales is beautiful, sharing rugged coastlines with misty mountains. Outdoor sports are easy to pursue, whilst the amenities of urban centres such as Swansea and Cardiff are not too far away. The pace of life can be fast or slow, with a diverse range of people sharing an envious work-life balance across the region, with excellent quality schools, and reasonable property prices contribute to low living costs and high quality of life.
Within this role there is an opportunity for consultants with a specialist interest and additional skills to promote and develop the service in order to improve diagnosis and management.
In this post you will contribute to a current on call rota at Withybush based on a 1:10 non-resident on call, which you will be expected to reside (for on call purposes) within 30 minutes of the Hospital.
Full structured induction into the NHS and Department will be made available as well as a Mentoring scheme for the successful applicant, as well as a Consultant Leadership Programme for all new consultants joining the Health Board.
So if you are a senior doctor wishing, looking for a change of scene, or if you think life in a rural general hospital in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK might suit you, we would like to hear from you for a non-obligation chat.
Company DescriptionThe Health Board is dedicating to continuing education and the Postgraduate Department has a fully developed programme of guest lectures, lunchtime and afternoon meetings, including special interest groups and co-ordinated intra-practice activities and career counselling, together with weekly departmental meeting.
The library offers a wide ranging book collection, with interlibrary lending network and excellent IT facilities.
Hywel Dda Health Board was formed on 1st October 2009 and replaces Hywel Dda NHS Trust, Pembrokeshire Local Health Board, Ceredigion Local Health Board and Carmarthenshire Local Health Board. Providing primary, secondary, community and mental health and learning disability healthcare to a population of 372,320 people across mid and south west Wales in the counties of Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire. This includes the management of four acute hospitals, Withybush General Hospital, West Wales General Hospital, Bronglais General Hospital and Prince Philip Hospital.
Carmarthenshire is in the centre of an area of outstanding natural beauty. In close proximity to the Gower Peninsular, Pembrokeshire Coast, Preseli Mountains and Brecon Beacons, the area affords excellent opportunities for recreational and sporting activities. The city of Swansea, with its theatres, cinemas and shopping facilities is close at hand whilst Cardiff, the capital city of Wales is less than 1 hour away. The M4 motorway and intercity rail network provides easy access to all major UK centres.
A range of good quality public and private sector schooling and affordable executive housing is available locally.