Consultant Nephrologist – interest in Haemodialysis/Home Haemodialysis
Central Manchester University Hospitals is a leading teaching hospital in the UK, with most of the major specialties co-located on its Central Manchester site, providing the right conditions for a truly integrated modern tertiary healthcare. The Trust has a strong track record for high standard clinical care, research and innovation. It was recently rated as "Good" in a CQC inspection in 2016.
The Directorate of Renal Medicine in Manchester Royal Infirmary is one of the flagship specialties of the Trust, delivering renal care for the people of Greater Manchester Central, East, North and South and East Cheshire. The Directorate has a strong history of leading on innovation in renal medicine, particularly in areas such as peritoneal dialysis, home haemodialysis, acute kidney injury and renal transplantation.
There is a strong and growing consultant work force, supported by a multidisciplinary team of trainee doctors, advanced nurse practitioners and specialist nurses. The renal directorate is currently undergoing various important innovations in areas such as haemodialysis that will deliver significant improvements in the care of its patients.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an energetic, enthusiastic, dynamic Consultant Nephrologist to join the team and help towards delivering the department's goal of providing the best possible renal care to its patients. The post is current held on a locum basis, and will involve general inpatient and outpatient nephrology with a subspecialty emphasis on complex haemodialysis and home therapies including home haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. Experience in kidney biopsies, haemodialysis tunnelled catheter and peritoneal dialysis catheter insertions will be beneficial.
Experience of acute transplant nephrology will also be required for on-call work. There will be some responsibility for quality assuring the dialysis programme in collaboration with other dialysis consultants and the clinical director. Some undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and involvement in audit and quality improvement work and leading teams will be expected.
The post is expected to commence as soon as possible.
Informal visits or conversations about the post are welcome.
For further details / informal visits contact Dr Leonard Ebah - secretary 0161 276 6748.
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Closing date: 30 April 2017.