About the Job


A great opportunity has arisen for a highly-skilled, enthusiastic, motivated, newly qualified or established Consultant to join a Cardiology team in Lanarkshire at a District University Hospital.

Working as a Consultant Cardiologist - This Cardiology service is centred around a purpose-built department which includes two General Electric Vivid 9 and one vivid 6 units. The images are downloaded to a database, which is easily accessed from other areas in the hospital via the intranet. There are two exercise testing rooms containing Marquette ETT system and a tilt table. 

The department performs over 2600 echocardiograms, 2000 Exercise Tests and 550 Holter monitoring tests per year

Cardiologists have monitored beds in the mixed-bedded coronary care/medical high-dependency unit with provision for dynamic ST-segment monitoring in addition to a 36 additional Cardiology beds in dedicated wards. Facilities are available on the unit for temporary pacing.

The Cardiologists supervise the Coronary Care Unit on a daily basis Monday to Friday. HDU patients are looked after by Physician colleagues.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish new patient clinics. The clinics will be supported by provision of full diagnostics including echocardiography and exercise testing at the time of the clinics.

What’s on offer for you?

  • Salary scale between (£96,963 - £128,841)

  • Comprehensive relocation package policy

  • Parking available at Trust sites

  • Work for a forward-thinking NHS Trust that is able to support many subspecialty interests


About the Trust:

  • A leading NHS Health board responsible for improving the health and providing comprehensive health care to a population of approximately 650,000 people living within the North and South Lanarkshire local authority areas.
  • This trust currently employs approximately 12,500 staff.
  • Aim of this board is to develop a healthcare strategy that supports the development of an integrated health and social care system which has a focus on prevention, anticipation and supported self-management.
  • Centrally located between Glasgow (c. 20 minutes) and Edinburgh (c. 40 minutes) you can easily commute or, should you wish to relocate, you can chose either a substantial Lanarkshire town or a more relaxed rural location and still have the attractions of two major cities on your doorstep.
  • The county offers accessible links to major cities with easy access to major motorway/rail routes and international airports allowing you to travel across Scotland, the UK and beyond.

Essential criteria

  • MBChB or equivalent.

  • MRCP (UK) or equivalent.

  • Current full registration with GMC with a license to practice.

  • Inclusion on GMC’s Specialist Register for Cardiology or within 6 months of CCT or CESR (CP) at interview.

  • Experience in General Medicine.

  • Recent and relevant experience and personal qualities to work in a busy unit dealing with the high turnover of planned and unscheduled admissions.

  • Ability to supervise the clinical work of doctors in training and relevant staff in other disciplines

Desirable Criteria

  • Previous NHS OR HSE Irish experience at consultant level

  • Specialist GMC registration

  • Postgraduate training

  • Experience in person-centred quality initiatives

Please get in touch with a copy of your CV or simply email stuart@headmedical.com for more information. We would love to hear from you.

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Stuart today.

stuart@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1096

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