Consultant Physician in Respiratory and General Internal Medicine

Telford, Shropshire
£77,913 - £105,042
11 Jul 2019
08 Aug 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen due to the expansion of our Consultant Team in Respiratory Medicine at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust for a Consultant Physician in Respiratory and General Medicine.

This post is subject to a collective job-planning exercise but attracts 11 Programmed Activities per week including a 1 in 14 on-call commitment.    

The successful applicant will join our team to develop services and care for Respiratory and General Medical patients working across the in-patient and out-patient setting. We would be keen to develop any particular clinical interests but also there is a departmental interest in research and teaching (including teaching for the Keele medical school). Planned developments include endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) and therefore experience in this area is desirable, although not essential.  

You must have full registration with a licence to Practice and be on the General Medicine Council Specialist Register in Respiratory Medicine or within 6 months of obtaining CCT at time of interview, CESR or European Community rights. 

We are entering an exciting period here at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. We have been guaranteed more than £300 million pounds to develop our hospitals into two state of the art facilities that will offer greatly improved environments, more sustainable staffing and better facilities. It will make SaTH a better place to work, in turn making it a better place to receive care. 

Over the last two years we have been building the foundations of a better future through our work with Virginia Mason and our own transforming care institute (TCI). We have introduced a leadership academy with more opportunities for development so all our leaders support, coach and perform at the highest levels, celebrate the hard work of our staff and recognise the wonderful improvements that are being made each and every day. This is a vital stepping stone to ensure we are equipped for our better future and realising our vision of providing the safest and kindest care for our patients. Leadership is about supporting teams to be the best they can be. As we move forward together it is vital all our teams understand their important role in delivering this brighter future for everyone.

Shropshire is an area of outstanding natural beauty and offers extensive outdoor recreational facilities. There is easy access to North Wales and the Welsh Coast.  The M54 motorway starts just outside Shrewsbury and provides a rapid link to the national motorway network.  Housing standards are high in the county with good local state and private schools.  
Appointments to visit the Trust should be arranged with:

Dr A Moorcroft, Dr S Jones-Perrott, Dr E Roddy, Dr R Heinink or Dr G Wood, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, 01743 261240 or Dr H Moudgil, Dr K Srinivasan, Dr N Ahmad, Princess Royal Hospital, 01952 641222

To apply, please click the apply button.

Closing date: Thursday 8 August 2019 (Midnight)

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