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Consultant Physician with an Interest in Respiratory Medicine

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
10 PAs + additional PAs for on-call
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Southport and Ormskirk DGH
£75,761 to £103,490
21/02/2020 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.



Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust 

Consultant Physician with an Interest in Respiratory Medicine 

10 PA's + additional PAs for on-call 

We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious individual to join our team in the position of Consultant Physician in Respiratory and General Internal Medicine at Southport and Ormskirk District General Hospital.  

The Respiratory department’s permanent staff consist of 3 consultants, 2 lung cancer nurses and 2 Specialist Respiratory Nurses. We are supported by trainees from the Deanery and an excellent admin team comprising personal assistants & medical secretaries.

To support service needs, the post will work across two sites as we provide outpatient services at both Southport and Ormskirk, including General Medicine / Respiratory Clinics, Rapid Access Lung Outpatient Clinics, chronic disease management , admission avoidance for patients with COPD. The service provides facilities for bronchoscopy procedures including EBUS, plural procedures and full lung function tests together with support to the delivery of the NIV service on the Respiratory ward. We have a weekly Lung Cancer MDT in place, with staff dialing in as necessary.  

The respiratory wards are based at Southport District General Hospital and an expectation of this post is to carry out inpatient ward rounds and board rounds.

There is also a general medical on-call commitment with a 1 in 14 rota currently in place.  

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS clearance with both children and adults barred lists.

For all posts applicants must have full GMC Registration and must be on the Specialist Register or be within six months of their CCT from the date of the interview.

Advertising Date: 13th January 2020

Closing Date: 21st February 2020

Shortlisting Date: 24th/25th February 2020

Interview: TBC



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr C McManus, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Urgent Care Division,

Tel: 01704 705182

Dr A Youzguin, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Urgent Care Division,

Tel: 01704 704155

Dr A Ahmed, Clinical Director for Medicine, Urgent Care Division,

Tel: 01704 704159

Please note such visits do not form part of the interview process.