Consultant Microbiologist x2

Location
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Salary
£76,761-£103,490
Posted
11 Apr 2017
Closes
08 May 2017
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two enthusiastic, forward thinking Consultant Microbiologist to join our existing team to further develop the clinical microbiology and infection prevention service at the University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM). These are substantive, full time (10 PA) general and specialist replacement posts. Part time hours may be considered for suitably qualified candidates.

The successful applicant(s) will work as part of a team of six Consultant Medical Microbiologists (5.85 WTE), providing clinical medical microbiology, antimicrobial management and infection prevention and control services for the Trust, surrounding GPs and wider service users. It is envisaged the posts will allow for the provision of a greater ward presence within the Trust and to bring expertise in infection management nearer to the point of admission to ensure the appropriate and cost effective use of laboratory services, to strengthen the Trusts antimicrobial stewardship strategy as well as supporting infection prevention and control initiatives.

The University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM) is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across sites in Stoke-on- Trent and Stafford. Our 11,700 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from the Royal Stoke University Hospital (RSUH) and the County Hospital at Stafford.

Our mission to provide the very best health care includes recruiting the best people. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research. The hospital includes a wide range of specialties as a regional tertiary care centre including Major Trauma, Neurosurgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Interventional Radiology, Infectious Diseases, Renal Medicine, Haematology, Oncology, and with Adult, Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Units.

The RSUH hospital is located in Stoke-on-Trent in close proximity to the M6, culturally diverse major conurbations and the rural delights of the Peak District National Park are all within easy reach.

Candidates are required to hold a Full registration with the GMC /are on the GMC Specialist register for Microbiology or within 6 months of CCT from the date of interview and have Mb ChB or evidence of equivalent qualification.

A “welcome bonus” and generous relocation package is available for successful candidates.

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit interested applicants are encouraged to contact Dr Kevin Evans; Pathology Clinical Director or Dr Krishna Banavathi; Consultant Microbiologist on 01782 674276

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Closing date 08/05/2017

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