Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

Barnsley, South Yorkshire
£77,913 to £105,042 pa
10 Jun 2019
03 Jul 2019
Career Level
Contract Type

Full Time or Job Share – 10 programmed activities

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (BHNFT) is seeking to appoint an additional Respiratory Consultant to join our Respiratory team.  Applicants should have a broad experience in Respiratory Medicine.

BHNFT encourages team working and innovation and it’s an exciting time to be working for our progressive Trust. The CCG have recently commissioned, as part of the health economy transformation programme, the BREATHE service (integrated care and early supported discharge for COPD). There will also be the opportunity to contribute to development of clinical services and achieving gold standards for respiratory patients.

The expectation is to share the existing clinical workload to help develop specialist interest and support current services in-reach respiratory team. The post holder will also work with the multi-disciplinary team as part of the expansion of community-based services including COPD early supported discharge and community clinics, contributing to the development of the specialist respiratory team working across both secondary and primary area, develop pleural diseases services and sleep and domiciliary NIV, etc.

We have established Endobronchial Ultrasound – EBUS/Miniprobe, EUS, Portable Chest Ultrasound, Semirigid Thoracoscopy and we have full physiological lung investigation lab include full lung function tests, cardiopulmonary exercise tests (CPEX), Manitol Inhalation Bronchial challenge test, FeNO and overnight pulse oximetry etc.

The Trust has an active education training programme which you will be encouraged and expected to be involved in as well as MDT meetings, case reviews, network forums, research and development, teaching nurses as well as medical students for example. You’ll also to be involved in benchmarking ensuring the Trust always strives to be the best.

Informal enquiries and visits are welcome. Please contact Dr M.J. Malik Respiratory lead clinician on 01226 432679, or Dr Rob Atkinson on 01226 432535. Further information regarding the Trust can be obrained from our website

To apply, please click the Apply button and search under job ref number: 163-0132-05-19.

Closing Date: 3rd July 2019.

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