Consultant Physician with an interest in Respiratory Medicine

Location
Hertfordshire
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
01 Aug 2017
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for a full-time consultant in general medicine with an interest in respiratory medicine and a sub-specialty interest in Allergy or Interstial Lung Disease. The successful applicants will work closely with the present team of eight employed across the whole Trust, which includes the Lister Hospital in Stevenage, the QEII Hospital in Welwyn Garden City and Hertford County Hospital in Hertford. This post has arisen due to current post holder leaving to take up a post in New Zealand. The appointee will be based at the Lister Hospital, Stevenage where the respiratory in-patients has been centralised but will be expected to work at the sites within the Trust including the QEII hospital at Welwyn Garden city and Hertford County Hospital at Hertford.

The appointee will be expected to augment the services provided by the department. The department provides a respiratory service 7 days a week and the applicant will be involved in 7 day working. S/He will be part of the General Medical Team of consultants and be expected to participate in the Physician of the Week (on Call) rota. The present chest physicians are enthusiastic and determined to build an excellent department. There is a substantial Respiratory Nurse Specialist Group, full Endoscopy services, Sleep Unit and Lung Function Units. Applicants must be on the Specialist Register for General Internal Medicine and Respiratory Medicine or within 6 months of obtaining their CCT.

Following the investment of £150 million in major new facilities at the Lister, along with a £30 million New QEII hospital built by the local clinical commissioning group, the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust has brought together all its specialist emergency and inpatient services at the Stevenage hospital. Our state-of–the-art clinical facilities include a major new Emergency Department, the Hertfordshire Cardiology Centre (which includes a 24/7 PPCI service), new scanning centre, McMillan chemotherapy unit, ward, endoscopy and theatre blocks.

Applicants must be on the Specialist Register for General Internal Medicine and Respiratory medicine, or be within 6 months of doing so, at the time of interview. Applications from those wishing to work part-time or job share are welcomed.

Applicants wishing to arrange an informal visit, please contact Dr S Lok on 01438 285869 or 01992 823079 or 01992 823073.

It is imperative that you also attach your CV to your application as this is an integral part of the application process. Dependent on the number of applications, we may not contact you if you fail to do so. Please ensure to supply the names and addresses of referees. This must cover a period of 3 years with no gaps, one of whom must be your current employer.

To apply, please click the apply button.

Closing date for completed applications: 1st August 2017.
 

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