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CG Locum Consultant in Microbiology posted by NHS Lothian

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CG Locum Consultant in Microbiology

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£80,653 - £107,170 per annum
Edinburgh , Midlothian
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£80,653 - £107,170 per annum

Edinburgh , Midlothian

Contract, full-time or part-time

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NHS Lothian University Hospitals Division
Locum Consultant Medical Microbiologist or Locum Microbiologist with Infectious DiseasesFixed Term 12 months - Full-time

Applicants are welcome for the above Medical Microbiologist or Microbiologist with Infectious Diseases post; to join a team of 9 Consultant Microbiologists and 5 consultant virologists who provide a service covering the whole of Lothian. The vacancy is based at the the Western General Hospital and Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, with cover required at St John's Hospital, Livingston and SNBTS site at Heriot-Watt. We have excellent working relationships with clinical teams, especially where infection is important, and ongoing collaboration with researchers in Edinburgh and beyond. The Lothian Microbiology service includes five Scottish Reference Laboratories, dealing with Mycobacteria, E. coli O157, Neisseria gonorrhoea, Human Papilloma Virus and Viral Haemorrhagic Fever as well as Specialist Virology services. The laboratories have full UKAS ISO 15189:2012 accreditation.

We have formed the NHS Lothian Infection Service with colleagues in Infectious Diseases and Infection Prevention and Control aligning these more closely, in line with national changes in training and service provision. Our goal is to make best use of available expertise for optimal patient care in our region.

The postholder will be expected to have or may develop a special interest in some clinical area(s), for example critical care and Infection Control. Other areas of special interest could be accommodated by negotiation. On-call is 1:8-9 with prospective cover, with a 5% availability supplement.

The vacancy is full-time, but part-time or job-share applicants will be considered. The indicative Job Plan includes 8 Programmed Activities for Direct Clinical Care including 1 for Infection Control, plus up to 2 Supporting Professional Activities (to include undergraduate teaching and supervision of trainees).

For informal enquiries and arrangements to visit the Department, please contact: Dr Ian Laurenson, Consultant Microbiologist Head of Service for Microbiology and Virology, Tel/6048) and at the same address, Dr Ingo Johannessen Director of Laboratory Medicine, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, Tel.

For a job pack detailing the minimum requirements for this post please click on the link below or email . Please quote reference CG 1694. Please note that details of all current medical vacancies for NHS Lothian can be found at Closing Date: 14 September 2019. Interview Date: To be confirmed

Reference: 38762677

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