Consultant Gastroenterologist

Location
Southport, Merseyside
Salary
£76,761 - £103,490
Posted
06 Sep 2017
Closes
02 Oct 2017
Ref
347-CONS-MD315-A
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Gastroenterology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited to join the Consultant Gastroenterologists at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust to expand an already established Gastroenterology Service. Applicants need to be enthusiastic and dedicated to delivering a high quality and expanding gastroenterology service including
inflammatory bowel disease, chronic liver disease and the full range of diagnostic and interventional endoscopy.

Sub-specialty interests in inflammatory bowel disease or liver disease would be accommodated. The Department has inpatients at Southport Hospital and a small endoscopy unit but an excellent purpose built Treatment Centre on the Ormskirk site where all diagnostic endoscopy is undertaken.

Applicants would be expected to be JAG accredited in upper and lower GI endoscopy and have evidence of a comprehensive experience in Gastroenterology and General Internal Medicine.

Applicants who are trained in ERCP would be encouraged to help deliver this service which is currently delivered by the gastroenterologist and a surgical colleague.

The Department is supported by highly experienced Nurse Endoscopists capable of managing upper GI bleeds and colonoscopy, an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Nurse, a Specialty Doctor and a Specialist Registrar who rotates annually from Health Education North West based in Merseyside.

The current Gastroenterologist is a highly experienced trainer closely involved as Chair of the Training and Education Committee for Gastroenterology in the area and will encourage applicants’ development in clinical gastroenterology and teaching as required.

Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust serves a population of 260,000.

The Trust is happy to consider flexible working arrangements and extended days to deliver a desirable work life balance, support professional goals and personal development.

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Closing Date – Monday 2nd October 2017

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