Cardiovascular Medicine

This is an ST3 job in cardiology with on-call for acute unselected general medical take. 

There is exceptionally good Catheter Laboratory access to the trainee to be taught invasive cardiology under direct, 1:1 consultant supervision: coronary angiography from both femoral and radial approach; right heart catheterisation; graft studies; assisting at interventional procedures including coronary angioplasty, intravascular ultrasound, pressure wire studies, insertion of balloon pumps, pericardiocentesis, insertion of subcutaneous loop recorders and pacemakers including for the advanced trainee, bi-ventricular pacemakers and defibrillators. 

There is extensive and high-quality exposure to non-invasive cardiology including regular general cardiology outpatients, chest pain clinic, AF clinic slots, heart failure clinic, valve disease clinic, tertiary referral arrhythmia clinic, pacing and device follow-up clinics, exercise testing, analysis of holter monitors, echocardiography. There are opportunities to see internal referrals from other teams within the Hospital Trust.  All clinical activity is located at Worthing Hospital.

The core provision is of highly sought-after clinical opportunities.


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