Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology

Poole, Dorset
31 Jan 2019
23 Feb 2019
Diabetes, Endocrinology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

A vacancy has arisen for a full time consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology/ General Internal Medicine. This new post combines is a replacement post. This will present excellent opportunities for the successful candidate who will join the other 3 consultants & 2 specialist registrars as well as a multi-disciplinary team of diabetes specialist nurses, dietitians and podiatrists working out of the dedicated hospital Diabetes Centre.

The new post holder will be expected to lead the continuing development of our well-established diabetes foot service, working with our consultant podiatrist and her team, and local orthopaedic and vascular surgeons. In addition, the new post holder will have the opportunity to lead and develop either the insulin pump (CSII) service or diabetes antenatal service, as well as a weekly Endocrinology clinic.

The post involves being on the General (internal) Medical on-call rota (1:14), with post-take ward rounds, general medical ward rounds and supervision of the junior doctor team.

We have 623 beds and serve a diverse population of 272,000 living in Poole, East Dorset and Purbeck. We consistently feature within the top twenty per cent in both national patient and staff satisfaction surveys. Poole Hospital has also been voted as one of the top 100 hospitals to work for by the Nursing Times and was named the best hospital for patient experience in the 2010 Healthcare Excellence & Leadership Awards.

This is an exciting time for our staff, following a recent review of healthcare services in Dorset which will see major changes to the way healthcare is provided. As one of the two acute NHS providers in the east of the county, our services will be closely linked to those provided at the Royal ournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. We’re working in close collaboration to deliver excellent emergency and planned care over the two sites, for the people of east Dorset.

Poole is renowned as being a premier resort for coastal living in the South of England. Poole boasts the world’s second largest natural harbour and is in close proximity to the World Heritage ‘Jurassic’ Coastline. Excellent local schools are located within the region and Poole is one of the top two safest places to live in the country. The combination of a fi rst-rate hospital, premier location and excellent lifestyle opportunities make this a highly attractive post.

Applicants must possess a recognised medical degree, MRCP or equivalent and should be on the Specialist Register for both General Internal Medicine and Diabetes & Endocrinology or be within 6 months of obtaining this on the day of the interview.

Please apply through NHS Jobs Reference number: 428-A-19-11580.

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Mike Masding, Consultant & Clinical Lead (01202 442767), Dr Ruth Poole, Consultant (01202 442767) or Dr Adam Nicholls, Consultant (01202 442399).

Closing date for applications: 23rd February 2019

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