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  • Advert number: 359943-0
  • Posted Date: 13/06/14
  • Closing Date: 06/07/14

FELLOWSHIPS IN CARDIOTHORACIC TRANSPLANTATION x3 One or two year fixed-term appointments (Trust Grade)
We are seeking to appoint three senior or post-CCT Fellows based at Harefield Hospital, Middlesex. You will be expected to participate in clinical research, teaching and audit activities. These posts are to commence in September and October 2014.
Extensive cardiothoracic experience and FRCS (or equivalent) are essential. International applicants are welcome.
Prospective applicants should be able to demonstrate at least some clinical or scientific background in transplantation. In addition, applicants should be able to provide evidence of future involvement in transplantation.
The posts provide excellent clinical cardiothoracic, mechanical circulatory support, donor optimisation and transplant training opportunities. The posts would suit experienced trainees looking to develop their skills in the following clinical areas:
-Assessment of donor candidates
-Standard organ assessment and retrieval (Heart, Lung, Heart-Lung)
-Non-Heart-Beating Donation
-Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion (EVLP)
-Ex Vivo Heart Perfusion (OCS)
-Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion (OCS)
-Heart Transplantation Surgery
-Heart-Lung Transplantation
-Lung Transplantation Surgery
-Minimally Invasive Lung Transplantation.
-Size Reduced Lung Transplantation including Lobar Transplantation and Split Lung Transplantation
-Extra Corporeal Life Support (e.g. ECMO, ILA) as a Bridge to Recovery or Transplantation
-Short and long term Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD, RVAD, BiVAD)
-Post operative ICU care
-Outpatient management
In addition, you will participate in routine cardiac and thoracic surgery on a part time basis.
The fellowship programme is competency driven and structured into specific modules, with specific differences between the one and two year fellowship. All candidates that complete the fellowship successfully will be awarded a certificate.
We are a dynamic and innovative team, seeking talented and highly motivated professionals to assist us with new input and fresh perspectives.
Prospective applicants are encouraged to bring their commitment into our clinical research team. Applicants are expected to submit at least one abstract to a national or international congress and one paper to a peer reviewed journal.
Applicants may obtain further information by contacting Mr Andre Simon on 01895 823737 or by email:
For a job description and to apply, visit quoting reference number 913416813.

Please note that the Trust will make contact for references via email. Can you please ensure that you include an email address and telephone number for your referees. Closing date: 6 July 2014. Late applications will not be considered for the posts advertised, but may be considered at a later time.