Consultant Gastroenterologist

Location
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Salary
£76,761 - £103,490
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Closes
20 Jul 2017
Ref
MS369
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An excellent opportunity has arisen to become part of the Gastroenterology team at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. This post is for a full-time Consultant Gastroenterologist. Applications are welcome from those unable to work full-time for personal reasons. If two suitable applicants were interested in a job share this post could be filled on the basis of two part-time appointments. Full consideration will be given to applicants who wish to apply for a reduced or part-time contract.

You will have excellent facilities with the department delivering a full range of endoscopic interventions including EMR (Upper and Lower GI), EUS, ERCP, Capsule endoscopy, Oesophageal physiology, fibroscanning, breath testing and a full range of upper GI and lower GI procedures.

SaTH is a national bowel cancer screening centre and a centre for the new Bowelscope programme. SaTH runs basic and TTT colonoscopy courses. The post will attract 11 PAs. The Gastroenterologists provide a 1 in 8 (1 in 9 with this post) out of hours Endoscopy rota but are not on the acute medical take rota. 

This post will provide opportunities for you to develop a specialist interest of your choice working in one of the most beautiful parts of the country with excellent road and rail connections, excellent schools and houses working with a large group of consultants and specialist nurses.

If two suitable applicants were interested in a job share this post could be filled on the basis of two part-time appointments. Full consideration will be given to applicants who wish to apply for a reduced or part-time contract. 

The Department of Gastroenterology provides a service to the county of Shropshire and Mid Wales. It currently consists of 8 Consultant Physicians working within a single management structure across both Hospital sites.

You must possess Full Registration with the General Medical Council with a licence to practise and it is essential that you are eligible for entry onto the GMC Specialist Register via CCT (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview), CESR or European Community Rights.

The Trust is proud to have been selected through a highly competitive national process to partner with the Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, widely regarded as one of the safest Hospitals in the World. This partnership will see Doctors, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals working together with colleagues from Virginia Mason and across the Country to transform Healthcare at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust and share our learning across the Country.

For an informal discussion and to make arrangements to visit the Unit please contact: Consultant Gastroenterologists: Dr Jeff Bateman Tel: 01952 641222 Ext 5602. Dr Mark Smith Tel: 01743 261065. Dr John Jones Tel: 01743 261604.

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust is committed to equal opportunities and a non-smoking policy. To apply for this post, please click the apply button. Closing date: Thursday 20 July 2017.

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