Consultant in Transfusion Medicine

Dundee, Dundee City
£80,653 - £107,170
04 Mar 2019
13 Apr 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service Dundee

Working at the very heart of the health service, NHS National Services Scotland delivers services critical to frontline patient care and in support of the efficient and effective operation of NHS Scotland.  A major division within the NHS National Services Scotland, the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) plays a vital role not only in the health of the people of Scotland but also on an international scale – through our leading position in new product development, biomedical research and donor services.  Our goal is to maintain the highest standards of patient care whilst remaining internationally competitive and the post would be expected to support the Better Blood Transfusion Programme.

The duties of the post are to support the blood bank and immunohaematology laboratory, apheresis service and clinical transfusion advice to hospitals within the catchment area of the regional centre and for some nationally delivered services. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to national issues within SNBTS through the Patient Services Directorate.

This post is offered under the terms of the new consultant contract and as such the job plan is available for consideration. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in the job planning process and will be subject to review at least annually.  The successful applicant will also be expected to participate in the consultant appraisal system

Applicants must be registered medical practitioners who are included on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council or within three months of completing CCT qualification.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure Scotland check. Any candidate who has worked overseas for more than 3 months will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.

Candidates must have current GMC registration at the time of applying.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Dr Katie Hands on 01382 647716 for an informal discussion regarding the post and to arrange a visit.

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For an application pack please email by clicking the apply button quoting reference number IRC20162. CVs can be submitted but they must be accompanied by a fully completed application form. 

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by email only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 13th April 2019.