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Consultant Cardiologist with GIM


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Full time: 10 sessions per week (10 PAs per week plus 1.5 PAs on-call)
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£79,860 - £107,668 YC73 per annum
Salary period
28/01/2021 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.



Job overview

Consultant Cardiologist with GIM

Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals NHS Trust



Full-Time - 10 PAs per week plus 1.5 PAs on-call

YC73 £79,860-£107,668

The successful candidate can play a leading role in shaping the future of cardiology and improving further on care provided to our patients.

The post holder will hold MB ChB or evidence of equivalent qualification and have full and specialist registration with the General Medical Council (GMC), (or will be eligible for registration within six months of interview).

Main duties of the job

  • Undertake Cardiology Outpatient clinics
  • Carry out inpatient ward and board rounds
  • Ensure that Estimated Discharge Dates are set on admission for inpatients
  • Speciality specific session (depending on skills)
  • Support delivery of national targets (18 weeks, new to follow up ratios, length of stay)
  • Provide training and supervision to junior doctors
  • Participate in rolling teaching programme

Working for our organisation

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

Outpatient clinics are delivered at Southport District General Hospital and Ormskirk District General Hospital. The service has close links with Community Heart Failure teams across Southport and Formby and West Lancashire and regular MDTs are held.

This post will be required to deliver inpatient cardiology support at Southport District General Hospital (18 inpatient beds in addition to 4 Coronary Care beds).

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification for further details.

Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

Advertising date: 5th January 2021

Closing date: 25th January 2021

Shortlisting date: 28th January 2021

Proposed Interview date: 18th March 2021

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Basic Medical Qualification M.R.C.P. or equivalent
  • On the specialist register for both Cardiology and GIM or within 6 months of achieving this
Desirable criteria
  • MSc, MD or PhD


Essential criteria
  • Knowledge and experience of Cardiology


Essential criteria
  • Experience of cardiology
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Ashar Ahmed
Job title
Clinical Director
Telephone number
01704 547471
Additional information

For further information please contact Dr David Snow, Associate Medical Director (01704) 547471.