Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Job Description

Applications are invited for this posts based at the Wrexham Maelor District General Hospital. The appointee will make up a team of 6 Consultant Cardiologists. This post has arisen from plans to reconfigure and strengthen our existing services. We are particularly seeking to strengthen our already well-developed services in cardiovascular imaging and heart failure services. Expertise in either of these areas would be particularly welcome. However, other subspecialty interests would also be considered and we would like to emphasise the indicative Job Plan can be modified to suit the successful applicant. There is no GIM component but if the applicant wished, they could be included on the on-call rota. The Hospital is superbly located in North Wales, with easy access to the North Wales coastline, Snowdonia National Park, Liverpool and Manchester. You are required to be on the Specialist Register, have CCT or recognised equivalent, or be within 6 months of obtaining it at the time of interview.

Together with the other consultant cardiology staff the post holder will provide the following:

  • A comprehensive inpatient and outpatient cardiology service supported by other members of the
  • Non-invasive cardiology
  • Local and regional heart failure service
  • Local and regional cardiology service management development in collaboration with the BCUHB Cardiology Strategic Board
  • Professional supervision and teaching of junior medical
  • Contributions to local undergraduate and postgraduate
  • Participation in clinical audit, continuing professional development and clinical governance activities on a local, Health Board and All Wales
  • Development of research and professional
  • Adhere to the BCUHB policies and guidelines

All consultants are expected to participate in regular medical audit and clinical governance arrangements within the Health Board.

Mentorship will be arranged.

BCUHB supports the requirements for continuing medical education as set out by the Royal College of Physicians and is committed to providing time and financial support for these activities.

While the principle responsibility of this post will be to provide general cardiology with a sub – speciality interest in heart failure and imaging, the post holder will be encouraged to develop other complementary cardiac skills that will improve the range of services that are delivered to patients. The Health Board has a sabbatical scheme that established consultants can apply for in order to accomplish this.

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

As part of the Health Board’s strategic collaboration with Bangor University, individuals with an interest in teaching and research who can demonstrate and agree a possible contribution to the School can be considered and nominated for recognition through the University’s process for granting honorary titles and help to deliver our shared vision for the North Wales School of Medicine and Health.

Please see attached job description and person specification for full overview of main responsibilities.

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