Locum Cardiology Consultant, Paisley Scotland

Type: Temporary

Date Posted: 45007

Closing Date: 45037

Location: Paisley, Renfrewshire, PA2 9PN

Salary: £90 to £110 per hour

Locum Cardiology Consultant, Paisley Scotland

Client Name: NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
Role: Cardiology Consultant
Rates: £90 to £110 per hour
Shifts: MF 9am to 5pm – 2 daily ward rounds in CCU Cardiology referrals hospital wide Attendance at AMU to see up to 5 referrals daily (early pm) Support: 1 x FY1 and 1 mid
Location: Royal Alexandra Hospital

Over 5,000 new job requests received every week. Approved supplier on every NHS medical locum framework
Priority access and first sight of large number of jobs across multiple NHS trusts/health boards
Competitive pay rates
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 well being 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 Royal Alexandra Hospital, you will enjoy close working relationships with your fellow health care 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.
The NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde 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.
Your calm, reassuring nature combined with your wealth of knowledge and experience will help ensure patients feel safe in your hands, while your dedication to providing superior care will set an example throughout the Cardiology department and beyond.
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 NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde 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.

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.