Consultant in Transfusion Medicine
Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS)
Permanent, 40 hours
Post Reference – IRC16682
Working at the very heart of the health service, NHS National Services
Scotland delivers services critical to frontline patient care and in support of
the efficient and effective operation of NHS Scotland. A major division within
the NHS National Services Scotland, the Scottish National Blood Transfusion
Service (SNBTS) plays a vital role not only in the health of the people of
Scotland but also on an international scale – through our leading position in
new product development, biomedical research and donor services. Our
goal is to maintain the highest standards of patient care whilst remaining
internationally competitive and the post should be expected to support the
Better Blood Transfusion Programme.
The duties of the post are to support the provision of transfusion medicine
laboratory and clinical services to hospitals within the catchment area of the
regional centre. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to
contribute to national issues within SNBTS through the Patient Services
Directorate. National roles may also be available to suitably experienced
individuals and sessions in general haematology may be available for a
There is a required commitment to the on-call rota, which will be 1 in 5 with
prospective cover including weekends. There is work ongoing to move to a
national on call rota.
This post is offered under the terms of the new consultant contract and as
such the job plan is available for consideration. The successful applicant will
be expected to participate in the job planning process and will be subject to
review at least annually. The successful applicant will also be expected to
participate in the consultant appraisal system
Applicants must be registered medical practitioners who are included on the
Specialist Register of the General Medical Council or within three months of
completing CCT qualification.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure/Disclosure Scotland check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.
Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of
work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource
centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.
Interested applicants may contact Dr Richard Soutar or Dr Rachel Green
on 0141 433 5861 for an informal discussion regarding the post and to
arrange a visit.
Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org
For an application pack please email NSS.WFRS@nhs.net quoting reference number IRC16682. CVs can be submitted but they must be accompanied by a fully completed application form. Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 14th July 2018.
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