With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.
Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms
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Cardiovascular Clinical Academic Group
Clinical Fellow (ST3+) in Cardiac Surgery
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Applicants are invited to apply for the post of Clinical Fellow (ST3+ Equivalent) in Cardiac Surgery, which will be based at the Barts Heart Centre to commence as soon as possible for a period of 12 months.
The Barts Heart Centre is a new unit in London consisting of the cardiothoracic units from St Bartholomew’s, the London Chest and the Heart hospitals. This makes it the largest cardiothoracic and vascular centre in the UK, covering a population of 6 million and providing state of the art management for a full range of adult cardiac, thoracic and adult congenital (GUCH) conditions. There are seven operating theatre suites which will increase to nine in 18 months with two hybrid theatres dedicated to complex aortic stenting and TAVI procedures. There will be over 2000 cardiac and 800 thoracic procedures performed annually by a team of 20 consultant surgeons. The intensive care unit will have 54 level 3/2 beds with a further 71 beds on the wards. Cardiac surgery will be supported by a large cardiology department with coronary intervention, arrhythmia management and heart muscle and imaging programmes. There is a respiratory department including a cystic fibrosis unit and a large academic anaesthetic department.
We are looking for registrars with previous cardiothoracic surgical experience who are motivated and enthusiastic and wish to pursue a career in the specialty. There will be a local weekly education programme with further options to engage in concurrent research and audit projects. Some spaces will be available to attend the regular pan Thames training days and courses at the Royal College of Surgeons.
There will be a resident rota and non-resident on call rota. Both rotas are EWTD compliant at band 1A with built in internal cross cover. The applicants must have full GMC registration with a license to practice and possess FRCS/MRCS or equivalent.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Informal enquiries are encouraged prior to application.
Please contact Mr Wael Awad, Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Apply
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