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Locum Consultant Cardiologist


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Fixed Term (12 months)
Full time, 40 hours per week (10PA's)
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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Denmark Hill
£80,075 - £107,204 per annum (inc London weighting)
19/12/2018 23:59

Locum Consultant Cardiologist with a Specialist Interest in Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (CMR) (and Cardiac CT) based at King’s College Hospital, London.

12 Months Fixed Term Contract

Applications are invited for a Locum Consultant Cardiologist with full training and accreditation in Cardiac Imaging, especially Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (CMR). The post will support the growing clinical demands for cardiac imaging at King’s College Hospital. The post holder should have a strong academic track record to pursue clinical research and teaching activities within King’s Health Partners. This would ideally suit a talented and ambitious individual who would work alongside the service lead for CMR, Dr Dan Sado, along with other members of the imaging team. The successful candidate should have extensive clinical expertise in all aspects of CMR, with relevant research experience (including a higher degree) and teaching skills. The candidate will also have relevant experience in cardiac CT to support for the growing structural service, and also complement the existing portfolio of imaging expertise within the department.


In addition to holding full GMC registration and MRCP or equivalent, the successful candidate will be in possession of a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) or be within 6 months of this at the time of interview.

King’s College Hospital is one of the largest and busiest centres in London, with a well-established national and international reputation for clinical excellence, innovation and achievement. The cardiac unit is a leading tertiary centre as well as providing a full range of secondary adult cardiac services across a large part of the South Thames and North Kent Region. The CMR service now receives around 2000 referrals per year with the echocardiography department performing over 20,000 studies per annum and making it one of the busiest imaging services in the UK with state of the art scanning technology and active research and educational programmes.

King’s Health Partners is a pioneering collaboration between King’s College London, Guy’s and St Thomas’, King’s College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts. This unique combination brings together one of the world’s leading research-led universities and three of London’s most successful NHS Foundation Trusts.

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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

Dr Jonathan Byrne, Clinical Director, on 0203 299 5945 or Dr Daniel Sado, Consultant Cardiologist and lead for CMR, on 020 3299 3750.