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Clinical Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Medical & Dental

Main area
Cardiothoracic
Grade
Medical & Dental
Contract
Fixed term contract - 1 Year
Hours
Full Time 40 Hours Per Week
Job ref
213-NC-1388-A
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Denmark Hill
Town
London
Salary
£49,294 per annum inc. London weighting
Closing
01/01/2019 23:59

This is a very innovative cardiac and thoracic unit based at King’s College Hospital providing a comprehensive local and tertiary referral service to South East London and Kent.

We have a particular interest in innovative cardiac surgical techniques and run one of the largest transapical/transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve programs in the UK. Other specific areas of expertise are arterial revascularisation, off-pump bypass surgery, mitral valve repair, aortic valve and aortic root repair, minimally invasive surgery for heart valve disease and atrial fibrillation surgery. We also provide thoracic surgery.

The Trust in partnership with King’s College London and 2 other NHS Foundations Trusts was recently accredited as one of the first of five Academic Health Sciences Centres in the UK. In addition to clinical excellence a strong focus is therefore placed on world class research and training. There is a major cardiovascular focus within the institution including a new £30 million research institute at King’s College Hospital and the recent establishment of a British Heart Foundation Centre of Research Excellence.

 

Please note that there are 2 positions available for this post.

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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 Olaf Wendler, Tel: 020 3299 4341/3570 or Mr. Donald Whitaker, Tel: 0203 299 3871.