Consultant Microbiologist

Location
County of Herefordshire
Posted
09 Oct 2019
Closes
05 Nov 2019
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Wye Valley NHS Trust is a small district general hospital with an on-site microbiology laboratory which provides services to 180,000 residents in Herefordshire and Powys. The laboratory is fully UKAS accredited. The consultant microbiologists provide a highly regarded, high quality clinical microbiology service and participate in a range of MDTs including OPAT, prosthetic joint infections, TB and NTM and diabetic foot infections

This is a replacement post following the retirement of the incumbent and the new consultant will join an experienced and enthusiastic colleague. Out of hours, cover is provided via a joint 1 in 8 rota with Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust reimbursed at category “A”. The microbiology department is managed by a clinical scientist who is being developed into a consultant. 

The roles of infection control doctor and head of department will be allocated according to the experience and preference of the new post holder.

Prospective candidates are welcome to have an informal discussion with Dr Alison Johnson (consultant microbiologist) or Dr Moira Kaye (laboratory manager) on 01432 277117 or Dr Julie Davies, Clinical Director Pathology on 01432 355444