Consultant Physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology with General Medicine (2 Posts)

Location
Luton, Bedfordshire
Posted
11 Jun 2018
Closes
08 Jul 2018
Ref
418-M-GM-524-NBC
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The successful candidates will join an established Consultant and multidisciplinary team in developing and delivering diabetes and endocrinology services. The Directorate of Diabetes and Endocrinology is currently undergoing an exciting period of expansion to meet the needs of a rising demand in specialist care. In support of this, for Consultants across all Directorates in Medicine, pursuing a sub-specialty interest within diabetes or endocrinology is highly encouraged.

In addition the appointees will contribute to acute and general medicine duties. Alongside the trust is undertaking a large and unique remodelling of service provision implementing a needs based care model that admits patients under the most appropriate specialty team and will include 7 day working. The diabetes team will provide a proactive in-reaching service in this new model.

The Hospital has always been renowned for its friendly atmosphere and good working relationships. The Trust has University Hospital status with UCL and the Royal Free, which provides an opportunity to strengthen our teaching and R&D programme and brings a more academic environment to the hospital. This department is fully committed to teaching and training both undergraduate medical students and postgraduate doctors.

The Hospital has easy access to central London and the rural Chilterns. Excellent schools are found nearby. There is also very good access to the Midlands and London by road or by rail. London Luton Airport is within fifteen minutes drive of the hospital. Residence is required within ten miles by road or up to thirty minutes travelling time of the hospital.

Applicants must be fully registered on the UK General Medical Council’s Specialist Register and have MRCP. Specialist Registrars may apply if within six months of CCT.

Candidates unable for personal reasons to work full-time are also invited to apply.

An informal visit may be arranged by appointment with Dr Shiu-Ching Soo,

Clinical Director for Diabetes & Endocrinology on 01582 497564, email: shiuching.soo@ldh.nhs.uk and/or Dr Ritwik Banerjee, Lead Clinician for Endocrinology on 01582 497204, email:
ritwik.banerjee@ldh.nhs.uk.

To apply online please click the apply button.

Closing date: 8 July 2018
Interview date: 16 August 2018

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