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Job Description

A Cardiologist deals specifically with heart conditions diagnosing, treating and preventing diseases of the cardiovascular system, which includes the heart and the blood vessels. Will be dealing with a range of patients from babies, young children to elderly. 

Entry Requirements

To become a Cardiologist, you will need to have completed a

  • degree in medicine recognised by the General Medical Council,
  • two-year foundation programme which specialises in cardiology
  • complete a 2 year general medical training or three year ACCS programme 

More information on hospital doctor qualifications and training. 

Required Skills

  • Excellent communication skills,
  • the ability to work well in a team
  • good problem solving abilities
  • able to work well under pressure
  • an interest in effective medical therapies
  • the ability to react quickly and make decisions

Starting Salary

£22,000 to £30,000

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