Applications are invited for a dynamic and enthusiastic Specialty Doctor in Cardiology to join our forward thinking multidisciplinary cardiology team in NHS Dumfries and Galloway, encompassing three Consultants, a Speciality Doctor (this post), two rotating Middle Graders, two Cardiology Nurse Specialists, Rehabilitation Team and Heart Failure Nurses. The clinical team provides a broad range of cardiology services to a population of 148,000 across 2,500 square miles of South West Scotland. Sub-specialty interests can be discussed through contact with the Department, and 2PAs may be devoted to practice their interest at the GJNH, on further discussion and negotiation with the tertiary centre.
Based in Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary there is a full range of investigative and treatment facilities on-site which can be found in the Job Description. An example of some of the facilities include; treadmill exercise testing, transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography with Doppler, with facilities for stress echocardiography and 3-D imaging (3 echo machines including Philips IE33), tilt-testing, holter monitoring (including 4-5 community-based sites for undertaking recordings with central analysis
This is an exciting time to be joining the cardiology team, as developments and reconfiguration continue in preparation for the move to a new District General Hospital boasting state of the art facilities. The successful applicant will be part of a team responsible for making changes to enhance our current service and make a significant contribution to key clinical changes for our new hospital.
Dumfries is located in the South West of Scotland, famed for its high standard of local schools, college, university and affordable housing. Dumfries and Galloway is a popular tourist resort for many outdoor activities including golfing, walking, cycling and mountain biking plus an indoor ice sports centre with nationally high achieving skating teams. For water sport enthusiasts there is a local yacht club. There are good transport links to Glasgow, Edinburgh and Newcastle.
Prospective candidates will require to be on the GMC Register and will hold a license to practice.
Applications for part-time or job share employment are also welcome.
For further information please contact Dr A Mackay, Consultant Cardiologist – direct dial 01387 241746; e-mail address: email@example.com or Dr K. Donaldson, Consultant Physician and Associate Medical Director (01387-241896; firstname.lastname@example.org).
Arrangements to visit the department can be made through Nicola True, Workforce Support Officer - direct dial 01387 272782 e-mail address; email@example.com
Visit www.medicaljobs.scot.nhs.uk to download a Job Description and application form, email firstname.lastname@example.org Please email completed application forms and CV's to email@example.com (or post to Recruitment Team, Human Resources, NHS Dumfries & Galloway, Crichton Hall, High East, Glencaple Road, Dumfries DG1 4TG)