Consultant in Hepatology and General (Internal) Medicine
Division of Medicine,
St Mary’s Hospital, London
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is looking to appoint a full time Consultant in G(I)M and Hepatology The successful candidate will share acute on call and ward duties with the existing Consultants as well as supporting the outpatient and inpatient work of the Department. The posts will be based mainly at the St Mary’s site but will include clinical commitments at the Charing Cross or Hammersmith sites.
The Liver Unit at St Marys is a busy tertiary hepatology facility with full integration of the academic department, basic science, translational research and NHS clinical service. The Department provides hepatology outpatient services in St Mary’s, St Charles’, Hammersmith, Charing Cross and Queen Charlotte’s hospitals as well as outreach clinics into local Drug Treatment Services and offender healthcare settings. In addition to General Hepatology Clinics, members of the department provide specialist clinics in NASH, liver oncology, HBV, HIV co-infection, antenatal care, paediatric hepatitis, decompensated cirrhosis, pre- and post liver transplant.
Within the Department is a 4-bedded clinical day unit. There is a busy clinical trials team managing a wide-range of commercial and investigator-led studies. The department also manages 13 inpatient hepatology beds on the St Marys site admitting a wide range of patients.
There is a very active, fully integrated, basic science research group with co-located laboratory facilities and successful candidates will be encouraged to continue, initiate or collaborate in the scientific research of the Department, as well as teaching.
The postholder will be expected to further develop inpatient services across the trust, including the care of patients with decompensted cirrhosis and act as liasion with HDU/ITU for the care of liver patients. .
Applicants must be on the General Medical Council's specialist register with a license to practice, or a Specialist Registrar who is within 6 months of being admitted to the GMC’s specialist register by the date of interview.
For further information, please contact Dr Ameet Dhar, Head of Speciality, Hepatology: firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply, please click the Apply button and use job ref: 290-CONA067
Closing date: 15 July 2018.