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This is a replacement full-time Consultant post in Chemical Pathology, shared between Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust (Bucks Healthcare, 80%) and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUHFT, 20%). The post holder will be expected to work a total of 10 PAs a week. This is a substantive appointment.
This post is based in both Bucks Healthcare NHS Trust (BHT) and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUHFT).
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Bucks Healthcare comprises 3 hospitals: Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Wycombe Hospital and Amersham Hospital. The post holder’s duties will involve cross-site working at the Stoke Mandeville and Wycombe Hospital sites.
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUHFT)
OUHFT comprises 4 hospitals: John Radcliffe Hospital (JR), Churchill Hospital, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre (NOC), Horton General Hospital in Banbury (HGH). The Oxford component of the post will principally be based at the JR, but may include work in the other sites of the OUHFT.
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
The holder of this post is expected to help the Lead Consultant in Bucks Healthcare to provide a comprehensive clinical biochemistry service for all users of the laboratory. The Consultant will provide expert support for the diagnosis and management of biochemical clinical problems, advise on appropriate investigations for individual patients and help to determine the repertoire provided by the Clinical Biochemistry Department within the resources made available to the Directorate.
The clinical areas in which the Consultant will have direct responsibility will be primarily in lipid disorders.
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The holder of this post will be expected to spend 1 day per week in Oxford. This may be configured flexibly, to include a range of activities, including laboratory management, duty biochemist sessions (including some evening and weekend working), education (weekly clinical meeting, teaching of medical students, trainees), audit and research. The appointee will play a key role in liaison work between Bucks Healthcare and OUHFT laboratories, to strengthen and improve the local Clinical Biochemistry network.
Planned AAC: Friday 4 October 2019
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Sureshni DeFonseka (Clinical Lead at BHT)
Email: ( Email address removed )
Dr Nishan Guha (Clinical Lead at OUH)
( Email address removed )
We are committed to providing staff with learning and development opportunities to support their career progression. We also offer on-site subsidised childcare, flexible working and a generous pension.
Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust is an equal opportunities employer and are constantly striving to improve the working lives of our staff. We do not offer London Weighting. It is Trust policy that travel expenses for interview will not be reimbursed.
The post will close on the closing date stated at midnight. Please note that we may when necessary be required to close a job prior to the closing date, due to a large number of applications or change in circumstance. Contact with candidates will be made via the email address on your application form. Therefore, ensure that this email address is checked regularly.
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