Consultant in Clinical Neurophysiology

Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
£77,913 - £105,042
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
13 May 2019
Ref
365-A-18-82386
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Neurophysiology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Consultant Neurophysiologist to join the Neurophysiology team based at Worcestershire Royal Hospital; working 7 PA’s per week.

Common reasons for referral for neurophysiological investigation is the diagnosis and management of epilepsy, but there is also a substantial electromyography and nerve conduction service which attractsreferrals from the regional specialistneuromuscular serviceaswell ascommunity and hospital based consultants and includes the investigation of congenital and acquired myasthenia using single fibre EMG technique.

There are Scientist-led nerve conduction screening clinic for a variety of neuromuscular and entrapment disorders.

Visual evoked potentials and full electroretinography are performed for neurology and Ophthalmology referrals.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust comprises three hospitals located in Worcester, Redditch and Kidderminster serving a population of 560,000. The Trust provides the majority of hospital specialities for the population of Worcestershire, including breast, urology, colorectal, head and neck, gynaecology and orthopaedics. It is a breast and colorectal cancer screening unit. A new and modern oncology treatment centre opened in spring 2015.

Worcestershire is a beautiful largely rural county, lying between the Cotswolds, Welsh Borders and Birmingham, close to the major motorway networks of the M42, M5 and M6, with a thriving hub and stunning recreational facilities, an expanse of new housing developments and top rated schools. There are four main towns, Bromsgrove, Kidderminster, Redditch and Worcester and four further substantial market towns of Malvern, Pershore, Evesham and Droitwich Spa.

The City of Worcester, with its cathedral and world famous county cricket ground, is in an area of outstanding natural beauty, with easy access to the countryside and Malvern Hills. It is an excellent location to live and work and was voted the 8th happiest place to live in 2013.

Informal visits to the department are encouraged. For an informal discussion or to arrange an informal visit please Kelly Bill, Clinical Service Manager on 01905 760697.

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