Consultant Respiratory Medicine

Location
Truro, Cornwall
Posted
12 Jul 2018
Closes
14 Aug 2018
Ref
156-MS-1058
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Chest Physician at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our dynamic, expanding respiratory department in Cornwall. The Royal Cornwall Hospital is a busy district general hospital with links to University of Exeter Medical School.

We have a 27 bed respiratory ward with a 6 bed Higher Care Unit for acute non-invasive ventilation. We offer a wide range of services including bronchoscopy, EBUS and pleural ultrasound. We also offer subspecialty services in lung cancer, cystic fibrosis, sleep medicine and respiratory failure.

We are looking for an individual who can further enhance the current services but we would also encourage the development of other subspecialty areas which applicants can offer to complement our service.

This is a new post increasing the respiratory workforce from six to seven Chest Physicians.

We will support you to actively participate in your continuing professional development. We have a wide range of learning opportunities here at Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, including an exciting point-of-care simulation team.

The Trust recognises the value of a multi-disciplinary simulated activities that enhance clinical outcomes for patients, develop the way that teams work and learn together to continually improve

To apply for this role and view further information please click the apply button.

We would recommend that you contact us to further discuss all that Truro has to offer in terms of professional and quality of life.  Informal enquiries regarding this post should be addressed to Dr Steve Iles, Specialty Lead stepheniles@nhs.net or phone on 01872 252779

The Royal Cornwall Hospital is an Equal Opportunities EmployerClosing date: 14th August 2018.