Consultant in Rheumatology

Location
Gillingham, Kent
Salary
£77,913 - £105,042
Posted
29 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Sep 2019
Ref
£77,913 - £105,042
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Rheumatology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are recruiting for a Consultant Rheumatologist (pure rheumatology post 10 PAs) who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.This is a pure rheumatology post with no GIM commitment.

Post holder would be required to deliver high quality rheumatology clinics across Kent and Medway. You would join a team of 4 consultants, 1 Associate Specialist and 3 rheumatology specialist nurses. We are supported by trainee doctors and have a strong educational footprint within the trust.

An Early Arthritis Service will be in place with musculoskeletal ultrasound provided. The department has two ultrasound machines and provides a comprehensive service for patients with inflammatory arthritis with expertise in treatment with biologic therapy. Treatment is facilitated through the Kent and Medway Rheumatology Network, which allows all eligible patients to be treated in accordance with NICE Guidance. Patients receive biologics infusions on the Medical infusion suite based in Medway.

We are in the middle of a service re-design that will enable delivery of high quality services closer to the population via healthy living centres and large community clinics. We will have a strong hospital presence at Medway maritime Hospital where our specialist rheumatology team will provide in reach cover.

For further details / informal visits contact our clinical lead: Srinivasan Srirangan: srinivasan.srirangan@nhs.net 01634833903.

To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, please click the apply button and search for job reference 275- CRHEU018-MB.

Closing date: 1 September 2019.