Consultant Microbiologist 

Location
Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary
£76,001 to £102,465
Posted
18 Aug 2017
Closes
10 Sep 2017
Ref
178-M37-17
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Ipswich Hospital is one of the largest District General hospitals in the Eastern Region with 587 beds and the ability to open 100 extra beds during winter pressures. Ipswich Hospital pioneered red to green days to remove restrictions within the Trust to enable patients to spend fewer days in hospital whilst maintaining a safe clinical service. 

We are seeking to appoint the following full time Consultant in our Pathology Services Department

Consultant Microbiologist 

We are looking to develop our clinical microbiology service which includes antimicrobial stewardship, infection control, OPAT, and clinical liaison so that it can continue to meet the demands of modern healthcare. The successful appointee will be able to develop an area of specialist interest. This appointment is for 10PAs which will include being part of a 1:3 out of hours rota for the hospital and community. 

The laboratory is run by North East Essex and Suffolk Pathology services and is based at Ipswich. The laboratory is currently accredited. 

The department is progressive and is looking to develop molecular services with other hospitals in the region. 

The department is currently being transformed as a Hub laboratory for the region and will provide a diagnostic service for Colchester, West Suffolk and Ipswich hospitals and their surrounding GPs. This transformation project is being run by North East Essex and Suffolk Pathology services and aims to deliver the objectives set out for Pathology transformation in the Carter report. 

Applicants must be on the Specialist Register or within six months of CCT date at the time of interview. 

For further information, please contact Dr Jason Wong, Clinical Lead for Pathology on 01473 703731 or via email Jason.wong@ipswichhospital.nhs.uk

To apply and for full details of this post please click the apply button.

Closing date: 10 September 2017.

Flexible working practices available 
Day care nursery facilities 
Committed to equality and diversity