Consultants in Respiratory

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
01 Oct 2018
24 Oct 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The two posts are replacement posts offering the opportunity to join our existing team of 3.6 WTE Consultants in Respiratory Medicine at North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust, pending Royal College approval.

We are looking for a team player with a flexible approach to support and complement the existing Respiratory Service. Sub-specialty options are available and can be tailored to the candidate. The appointment is for a total of 10 PAs per week.

The successful candidate will be based at Peterborough City Hospital, however with the recent merger with our sister hospital Hinchingbrooke opens up the possibility for cross site working within Respiratory Medicine.

The successful candidate will be expected to take an active role within the department aiming to improve the care of patients, and education of both medical and nursing staff. In the chosen sub specialty they will be expected to develop the service and have a leadership role. The department is keen to recruit staff who have skills in tuberculosis, sleep medicine, non-invasive ventilation, endobronchial ultrasound, medical thoracoscopy, pleural procedures, pulmonary physiology and asthma.

The successful candidate will also undertake general/specialty Respiratory Medicine out-patient clinics and in-patient ward work.

The candidate will also provide on call within the department of medicine approximately 1 in 15 frequency.

NWAFT is a large organisation spread across 5 sites with inpatient beds in 3 of the sites. This post is to be based at Peterborough City Hospital.

The respiratory service has the inpatient beds in a dedicated 32 bed ward. The department covers all aspects of respiratory medicine.

We also provide shared care with the regional centres for Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary hypertension and Interstitial Lung disease. We also refer both to Glenfield Hospital and Royal Papworth for Cardiothoracic services.

We provide both and inpatient and outpatient service for respiratory medicine. We have clinics running most days. We have a dedicated respiratory nurse service who provide support to patients both in the hospital and in the community. We provide inpatient NIV services, home NIV is supported via Royal Papworth. We have two dedicated bronchoscopy lists weekly and a busy cancer service, with clinic and MDT. We also have a ILD service and a bronchiectasis clinic and the ability to do home antibiotics for select patients. We have a dedicated TB clinic with excellent links with the community teams.

We rotate providing ward cover, cover for referrals and all carry our own clinic workload. We have two rotating STR trainees.

Applicants must be members of the Royal College of Physicians or have equivalent experience and training and must be fully registered with a license to practice with the General Medical Council with specialist registration in General Internal Medicine & Respiratory Medicine or be within 6 months of CCT for these specialties. Specialists in General Internal Medicine & Respiratory Medicine, recognised by EEC are eligible to apply.

Closing date: 23:9 Wednesday 24 October 2018.
Interview Date: TBC.

Informal contact - Dr Jakki Faccenda - Email: Tel: 01733 673870 – Consultant in Respiratory and Clinical Lead.

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