Our services have been appointed to recruit a Consultant Respiratory Physician by one of the most high performing and driven hospitals in the UK. The Hospital is based in the South West of England and they are looking to recruit either on a Substantive or NHS Fixed Term basis. The successful candidate will join a friendly, forward-thinking team.
The department of respiratory medicine has two full-time consultants and each consultant is supported by a medical secretary. There are ten specialist respiratory nurses equivalent to seven WTE. They support both inpatient and outpatient services in a wide range of respiratory conditions including lung cancer, TB, COPD, asthma and sleep.
The Department of Respiratory Medicine provides a wide range of services including, Lung Cancer, Bronchiectasis, Asbestosis, Aspergillosis, Emphysema, Pneumonia, Sleep studies and more.
Our client is currently setting up a Pleural Disease Service with the aim being to streamline the patient pathway from initial referral (often as part of the 2 week fast track route), through the initial diagnostic stages and subsequent management. They aim for this to occur as day case or outpatient care for the majority of patients.
The appointee will join the current Respiratory team in providing a comprehensive Respiratory Medicine service to the residents and the surrounding areas. They will support and improve out-patient, in-patient, endoscopic, respiratory physiology, lung cancer, sleep and other existing services in Respiratory and General Medicine.
Additional Information - 11PA’s (10 Programmed Activities plus 1 PA on call) - Modern hospital - Excellent leadership within the team - A well supported & friendly team - Excellent transport links to both London and the Midlands
Benefits - Excellent Remuneration package
You should be fully registered with the GMC and hold a licence to practice. Applicants must have entry on the GMC Specialist Register via CCT (proposed CCT date must be within six months of the interview date), CESR or European Community Rights.
If you want more information on this position then please apply now!
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