Job Title: Inherited Cardiac Conditions Clinical Fellow
Description: The appointee will be joining an ICC cardiology team consisting of 2 full time ICC medical consultants, 4 EP/device specialists, 1 ICC nurse consultant, 1 ICC nurse specialist and 2 cardiac imaging specialists. We have one full time ICC nurse consultant and one full time nurse specialist. The ICC unit is supported by the coronary intervention team and a specialist cardiomyopathy surgeon. The role of Clinical Fellow is to help support the rapidly expanding Inherited Cardiac Conditions (ICC) service. There has been a major increase in the ICC service in recent years and an increase in referrals from within the region and from further afield.
There is a strong link with the Genetics service with a Consultant Geneticist and 2 genetic counsellors present for ICC clinics at LHCH and the ICC MDT. Referrals to all aspects of ICC have increased significantly.
The specialist ICC service is delivered through outpatient clinics, an established alcohol septal ablation service, device implantation and ablation of arrhythmias. Cardiomyopathy clinics are run four times a week, one of these is a specific HCM septal reduction clinic. The ‘heart muscle disease’ service has benefited from a true multi-disciplinary clinic once a month with imaging / EP / device / structural expertise. There is a sports cardiology clinic run in conjunction with specialist echocardiography and cardiopulmonary exercise testing support.
Location: Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital
Job Type: Clinical Fellowship
Application email/URL: Rob.cooper@lhch.NHS.uk
Closing Date: 20/09/2022