Consultant Physician with an Interest in Respiratory Medicine
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
- NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
- Full time: 10 sessions per week (10 PAs + additional PAs for on-call)
- Southport and Ormskirk DGH
- £82,096 - £110,683 per annum
- 25/01/2021 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.
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.
Main duties of the job
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.
Working for our organisation
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.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Please see the attached job description for further information.
Advertising Date: 18th December, 2020
Closing Date: 25th January, 2021
Shortlisting Date: 26th/27th January, 2021
Proposed Interview Date: w/c 29th March, 2021
- Basic Medical Qualification
- On the specialist register with a CCT in General Internal Medicine and Respiratory Medicine or within 6 months of achieving this
- Have had competence demonstrated in bronchoscopy procedures (see full job description)
- MSc, MD or PhD
- Knowledge and experience of General Medicine and Respiratory Medicine
- Extensive training and experience in General Medicine and Respiratory Medicine in an accredited training programme.
- Participation in Clinical Audit
- Evidence of service development
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.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Dr A Ahmed
- Job title
- Clinical Director
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 01704 704159
- Additional information
For further details / informal visits contact:
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.