Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine

Location
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary
£76,761 to £103,490
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
05 Sep 2019
Ref
361-R2R1520
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A financial incentive of a £10k Golden Hello Payment will be offered to the successful applicant.     

Applications are invited for a full-time consultant in general medicine with an interest in respiratory medicine and a sub-speciality interest sleep and will support the lung cancer service. The successful applicants will work closely with the present team of eight employed across the whole Trust, which includes the Lister Hospital in Stevenage, the QEII Hospital in Welwyn Garden City and Hertford County Hospital in Hertford. This post has arisen to increase capacity for the evolving sleep unit and will support the lung cancer pathway.

The appointee will be based at the Lister Hospital, Stevenage where the respiratory in-patients has been centralised but will be expected to work at the sites within the Trust including the QEII hospital at Welwyn Garden city and Hertford County Hospital at Hertford.    The appointee will be expected to augment the services provided by the department. The department provides a respiratory service 7 days a week and the applicant will be involved in 7 day working. S/He will be part of the General Medical Team of consultants and be expected to participate in the medical on call rota. The present chest physicians are enthusiastic and determined to build an excellent department. There is a substantial Respiratory Nurse Specialist Group, full Endoscopy services, Sleep Unit and an expanding Lung Function Unit.    

Applicants must be on the Specialist Register for General Internal Medicine and Respiratory medicine, or be within 6 months of doing so, at the time of interview. Applications from those wishing to work part-time or job share are welcomed.     

Applicants wishing to arrange an informal visit, please contact Dr S Lok on 01438 285869 or 01992 823079 or 01992 823073.   

For a full advert, job description and to apply please click the Apply button  Ref: 361-R2R1520. Please also submit a copy of your CV.   

Please ensure that you provide the names and addresses of 3 referees (covering the last 3 years), one of whom should be your current employer. Comprehensive information regarding the Trust and its services can be found at www.enherts-tr.nhs.uk 

Closing date for completed applications: 5th September 2019.

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