Cardiology Consultant William Harvey Hospital

Job Ref: MH-CardiCon/HQ02VOV6
Occupation: Doctors
Specialty: Cardiology
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 05 May 2023
  • Ashford, Kent, UK TN24 0LZ Ashford Kent GBR TN24 0LZ
  • Joedi Quartey
Medacs Healthcare

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Client Name: East Kent Hospitals Uni. NHS Foundation Trust

Role: Cardiology Consultant

Rates: £90-£110 per hour

Shifts: 08:00-17:00 Both sites WHH and QEQM

Location: William Harvey Hospital


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  • Flexibility on jobs/shifts; long term jobs and short ad hoc shifts available
  • A dedicated point of contact
  • Free CPD courses and career support with Medacs Academy
  • Lucrative referral scheme
  • Revalidation support
  • 24/7/365 service - we are available when you need us
  • Access to The Support Hub - our support service to help support your mental health and wellbeing and enable you to deliver outstanding care.

As a consultant in this enriching and highly varied field of medicine, not only do you play a significant role in the emergency treatment of patients in a critical condition, but you are also a pillar of clinical and educational support for junior Cardiologists.

Working flexible shifts at William Harvey Hospital, you will enjoy close working relationships with your fellow healthcare professionals as you work to ensure the highest standards of care are provided to adult patients with diseases and defects of the heart and blood vessels.

William Harvey Hospital takes their contribution to medical development and advancement seriously. As a result, you will have access to some of the most advanced medical equipment in the country and unparalleled opportunities for research and academia throughout your consultancy.

In your role as a Cardiology Consultant, you will diagnose, treat, and research conditions of the heart and blood vessels. These conditions can be highly distressing for patients, so a great reliance is placed upon your ability to combine critical skills and communication to enhance a patient's care experience.

General key skills

In addition to your qualifications, as a Cardiology Consultant, you will have:

  • Quick thinking abilities
  • Patience and the ability to teach, coach and mentor
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A systematic approach to tasks and delegation
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • A pro-active approach to research and academia
  • Empathy and understanding
  • A flexible attitude
  • A dedication to improving and developing knowledge and skills
  • Active listening skills

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a Cardiology Consultant with William Harvey Hospital you will:

  • Actively support patients and their families, communicating clinical information to explain a diagnosis and treatment options using various methods to ensure practical understanding.
  • Coordinate treatment plans and prescribe various types of treatment.
  • Provide constant monitoring and care for patients.
  • Communicate with patients and the wider multidisciplinary team on shared patient decision making.
  • Work in and where appropriate, lead a multidisciplinary team.
  • Assess and prioritise patient/client requirements, delegating effectively to others.
  • Recognise, review, and report a patient's condition and any changes to the patient and the multidisciplinary team.
  • Performing basic administrative and clerical tasks, such as keeping records of test results, writing prescriptions, providing information to patients, and monitoring treatment plans.



  • MBChB (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) or equivalent.
  • 6 months recent NHS experience within the last 3 years.
  • Be a GMC registered Doctor (you do NOT need to be on the Specialist Register).
  • Have relevant experience at Consultant level, or references to support your transition up to Consultant level.
  • Hold evidence of stand-alone Right to Work in the UK (unfortunately locum jobs aren't able to offer visa sponsorship).
  • You will need to pass an enhanced background check (DBS).

If you are looking for a consultancy role within a Trust that continuously strives to achieve excellence and embody its core values, apply today and be a part of something amazing, where a more team-based sub-specialised approach is replacing the single-handed general cardiologist model.

So, if you are dedicated to achieving the best outcomes for patients by combining skill and surgical expertise with your ability to teach, coach and mentor junior medical staff, we want to hear from you. Apply today.

02/06/2023 09:34:17
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