Consultant Haematologist with Special Interest in Thrombosis


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Consultant Haematologist with Special interest in Thrombosis
Part time 16 hours per week
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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Denmark Hill
Denmark Hill
£78,923- £05,652 per annum (pro rata) Inc London Weighting
24/05/2018 23:59

King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners (KHP) Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts. For more information, visit www. King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London CONSULTANT HAEMATOLOGIST WITH SPECIAL INTEREST IN THROMBOSIS


Applications are invited for a part - time (4 Programmed Activities) Consultant Haematologist as part of the Haemostasis & Thrombosis Service at King’s College Hospital.

The post holder will be working within the multi–disciplinary Thrombosis Team (on both Denmark Hill and Princess Royal sites) to deliver high quality care for patients with Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) and those requiring anticoagulation. They will support the VTE Clinic and strive to improve outcomes for VTE patients. They will have responsibilities for VTE prevention as well as the Anticoagulation Service. They will be required to play an active role in the general workload of the VTE Exemplar Centre, while having a significant commitment to teaching and training of junior staff and to research.

The King’s Thrombosis Centre, based within the Department of Haematological Medicine, is a clinical academic unit, providing clinical and laboratory services within King’s College Hospital. The King’s Thrombosis Centre was identified as the first NHS Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Exemplar Centre by the Department of Health (DH) as part of the Chief Medical Officer’s initiative to promote best practice in the prevention of VTE. There is a strong emphasis on multi-disciplinary team-working within the centre, with doctors, nurses, pharmacists and biomedical scientists contributing to the innovative and wider-ranging clinical service provided in VTE prevention, diagnosis, management, and aftercare.

In addition, there is a focus on translational research within the centre, with collaborations with the departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Liver and General Medicine within King’s College Hospital and the Institute of Pharmaceutical Science (IPS), King’s College London. There are currently three research fellows based within the centre.

Applicants are required to be on the GMC Specialist Register or within 6 months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

The applicant must have CCST or have equivalent qualifications.





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At King’s, we fully support the right of all staff to equal opportunities and are committed to the development of a diverse workforce. Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, gender, disability, religion/ belief or sexual orientation. Benefits available to all employees include: Workplace Nurseries, an excellent Pension Scheme and access to the Learning Zone. There are a number of important documents available at www. we would like to draw your attention to, particularly the Trust's criminal records checking policy. All staff have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and for ensuring they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Professor Roopen Arya on tel 0203 299 3570 / Dr Raj Patel on tel: 0203 299 33148.