Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

Recruiter
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Rotherham
Posted
20 Mar 2019
Closes
17 Apr 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Consultant in Respiratory Medicine
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Consultant to join the Respiratory Department at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT). This position will complement the existing team of three full time NHS consultants and one nurse consultant. We welcome applications from all Respiratory physicians whatever their area of specialist training. We currently provide expertise in sleep medicine, bronchiectasis, lung cancer/pleural medicine, interstitial lung disease and asthma. There are weekly multi-disciplinary meetings in lung cancer.
The Respiratory Department at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust has a well-established and highly performing team treating an integrated care pathway across the acute and community setting. The Trust are in the process of establishing a new Respiratory Support Unit, which will include a 4 bedded Non Invasive Ventilation bay and a clinical procedures area; there will be opportunities to enhance this initiative and drive service developments further. The service also has a dedicated community respiratory hospital - Breathing Space.
We have close links with the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust as our regional tertiary referral center. There are opportunities to pursue honorary academic positions with the University of Sheffield.
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is a busy modern hospital with an excellent standard of care. We have excellent transport links, being near to the M1 and M18 as well as Robin Hood and East Midlands international airports. The Hospital is located close to the Peak District National Park.
The appointee will possess full GMC registration, and will be on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview. The post involves participation in a 1:16 weekday and 1:8 weekend on-call rota.
This is a full time post however we welcome applicants from candidates seeking part time hours, as we keen to facilitate flexibility and support a healthy work-life balance
Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the department. For further information or to arrange a visit please contact Dr Qureshi, Dr Ubaidi and Dr Athey , Respiratory Consultant Secretary, [... Click Apply...]; or email Operational & Performance Manager: [... Click Apply...]
Alternately for general enquiries please contact Alison Smith, Medical Recruitment Officer [... Click Apply...] or Telephone [... Click Apply...].

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