Consultant Physician in Respiratory & General Internal Medicine 

London (Central), London (Greater)
04 Apr 2017
23 Apr 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Emergency Care Acute Medicine Clinical Academic Group
Newham University Hospital 
Full Time 10 Programmed Activities

Applications are invited for this full time permanent consultant post in the Respiratory Department at Newham University Hospital. This new post is designed to enhance the outpatient service, help the further development of the pleural service, and offers an opportunity to train and participate in the EBUS service at Royal London Hospital.

The Respiratory Department at Newham University Hospital has an excellent reputation for innovation and integrated care, focusing on delivering high value multidisciplinary, holistic care of patients admitted with acute respiratory deterioration and those living with long-term conditions. We are looking for an equally dedicated individual to enhance the current profile and bring experience within the range of respiratory areas that complement our existing consultant led services, which includes Sleep Disordered Breathing, Lung Cancer, Asthma, Interstitial Lung Disease and Tuberculosis.

You will be part of a team of 4 respiratory consultants and three SpRs, working within the respiratory multi-disciplinary team, which also includes the respiratory ward community nursing team, 9 respiratory nurse specialists six dedicated to the TB services, and in addition the respiratory pharmacist and clinical physiologist team together with the respiratory physiotherapists. 
We have a reputation for providing excellent training and this post is highly sought after by respiratory trainees on the North East Thames training programme. The successful candidate would be expected to participate in under and post graduate teaching, and to participate in the general medical on call rota.

Newham University Hospital is part of Barts Health NHS Trust, one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers and the largest trust in the NHS. The Trust was created on 1 April 2012 by bringing together Barts and The London NHS Trust, Newham University Hospital NHS Trust and Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust. Together our hospitals deliver excellence in clinical care to the people of East London and further afield. We are home to some of Britain’s leading specialist centres including cancer, cardiac, stroke, trauma and emergency care.  Our vision is to create a world-class health organisation that builds on strong relations with our partners and the communities we serve – one dedicated to ending the historic health inequalities in East London.

Applicants should possess a CCT (or European Equivalent) or be within 6 months of obtaining, and should be listed on the Specialist Register at the time of taking up the post.  

Candidates are encouraged to attend an informal visit prior to interview.
Enquiries are welcomed to: Dr Vladimir Macavei, Consultant Respiratory, or Dr Nivenka Jayasekera Respiratory Consultant
f you are interested in this post, please make an online application by clicking the apply button.

Closing Date: Sunday, 23rd April 2017
Interview Date: Thursday, 11th May 2017

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