CONSULTANT IN HAEMATOLOGY

Recruiter
NHS Highland
Location
Inverness, Highland
Salary
£80,653 - £107,170 per annum
Posted
03 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NHS HIGHLAND
RAIGMORE HOSPITAL, INVERNESS
CONSULTANT IN HAEMATOLOGY
(Full Time)


Applications are invited to join a progressive Haematology team as a Consultant in Haematology at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness. This post is offered on the basis of 10 Programmed Activities per week.
Applicants must hold full Registration with a licence to practice with the GMC and ideally be on the GMC's Specialist Register, or within 6 months of being so.
This new post, within the Clinical Haematology and Laboratory Service of NHS Highland, is based at Raigmore Hospital, a Cancer centre with full support and radiotherapy services on site. Together with the existing five Consultant colleagues, clinical duties will include responsibility for Haematology inpatients, ward referrals, telephone consultation and outpatient clinics/day cases. The department provides BCSH level 2b clinical services including treatment of all malignancies on site. Stem cell transplant work is undertaken on a shared care basis with the relevant Scottish centres. The department also acts as a Haemophilia Centre. The department has an active Clinical trials program and is supported by dedicated Nurse, Audit and Research teams.
Laboratory work including blood and marrow reporting is an integral component of the post. The Raigmore Hospital Haematology laboratory, in conjunction with two satellite hospital laboratories, provides a region-wide service. Blood transfusion services are provided through the onsite SNBTS laboratory.
The post will involve participation in the on-call rota on a 1 in 6 basis with prospective cover.
The Postgraduate Medical Centre, within the Centre for Health Science, has an extensive, well-equipped library and is situated on the Raigmore site. www.centreforhealthscience.com The Haematology team participate in the teaching programme for medical undergraduates from Aberdeen University.


Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Peter Forsyth, Consultant Haematologist Tel 01463 706163 or 704020
Job Packs are available electronically via www.jobs.scot.nhs.uk or alternatively email laura.rodgers@nhs.net. Please quote reference MS15.19.44. Completed applications should be returned to laura.rodgers@nhs.net
Closing date for completed applications: 25 September 2019
Interviews are expected to be held: 13 November 2019