Consultant Physician/Nephrologist Renal Medicine

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
£79,860 to £107,668 per annum
15 Oct 2019
03 Nov 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Milton Keynes

Applications are invited to apply for a post as a Consultant Physician/Nephrologist at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

This is a joint post with the Oxford Kidney Unit. Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust operate a range of renal services from the Milton Keynes Hospital Site. The appointee will have nephrology duties under the auspices of the Oxford Kidney Unit (5 PA) along with general medicine duties. Four other nephrologists, employed by OUH, have regular commitments on the Milton Keynes Hospital Site.

This is a new post. Additional programmed activities may be available upon agreement and would be encouraged.

The successful applicant will be expected to participate in teaching both under and postgraduate students associated with the University of Buckingham and will also be expected to support colleagues doing these activities as part of his or her arranged job plan.

You can expect a warm welcome at Milton Keynes University Hospital, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours. At MKUH we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:

Free on-site parking. Free tea and coffee. Great flexible working opportunities. Discounted gym membership. Generous annual leave and pension scheme. On site nursery (chargeable). Extensive staff health and well-being programme.

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients. There are significant opportunities in the field of medical education both in the delivery and organisation of teaching.  A teaching and research background would be highly advantageous when applying for this position.

The hospital is undergoing significant investment and development including a new surgical ward, a new main entrance (allowing expansion of A&E services), a new Academic Centre and a planned new Cancer Centre.

Doctors considering an application are encouraged to visit the hospital and to meet with potential clinical colleagues. The Chief Executive and/or Medical Director would also be happy to meet with doctors interested in this role, commitments allowing.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 3rd November 2019

Interview date: 19th November 2019 – am

We reserve the right to close posts early if we receive a sufficient volume of applications. Unfortunately, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Milton Keynes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please note that full GMC registration and license to practice is an essential for this role.  If you do not currently have GMC registration, but you are in the process of applying, please use the supporting information section of the application form to provide an update about the status of your GMC application. Candidates without GMC registration at the time of shortlisting will not be considered.

For further details/informal visits contact: Dr Chris Lindesay, CSU Lead for Acute Medicine on 01908 997054 Chris.Lindesay@mkuh.nh​s​.uk or Mrs Alison Thornley, Matron and Clinical Lead for Renal Services (OUH) on 01865 225555 Al​

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