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Clinical Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Job Field:
Doctor Jobs
Cardiovascular Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Doctor Grades
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Senior House Officer Jobs
Contract Type:
30,302 to 40,090 per annum
Medacs Healthcare
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Medacs Healthcare is currently looking for a Clinical Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery to work at one of the largest University Health Board in Wales.

The current cardiothoracic surgical service provides a full range of tertiary care to patients from across the South East Wales region. There are presently 7 Consultant Surgeons of whom 5 perform cardiac surgery only and 2 perform thoracic surgery only.
The service has access to 3 dedicated cardiothoracic theatres, 8 Cardiac Intensive Care beds, 5 Cardiac High Dependency beds, and 37 Cardiothoracic ward beds (nominally 27 Cardiac and 10 Thoracic). The unit undertakes all types of adult cardiac surgery including off-pump coronary surgery, complex mitral valve surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery & major surgery on the thoracic aorta including endovascular procedures and surgery for some adults with congenital heart disease. There is no transplantation service and no plans to develop one.
Clinical duties:

• The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day care of patients on the Unit and responsible to the Consultant Surgeons for whom they work.
• The will be exposed to all aspects of Cardiothoracic Surgery performed in the Department.
• They are expected to participate in all clinical activities of the unit including perioperative care, operative management, as well as outpatient work.
• They will be expected to supervise the standards of clinical work of more junior staff and for teaching them as appropriate to their needs.
• The successful applicant will be expected to partake in the teaching commitments of the Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, including teaching of undergraduates, nursing staff and postgraduate trainees.
• MBBS or equivalent
• Training in Radiation Protection or agreement to attend next available course (state higher qualifications if applicable)
• Four years full-time postgraduate training (or part-time equivalent), at least two of which will be in the specialty OR equivalent experience / competencies

If you are interested and wish to receive more information about the job then please click ‘apply’ or send your CV to: or call Agnieszka on 0203 096 4590 ext. 3532.

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