Respiratory Consultant - Supporting CESR

IMG Connect
Cellardyke, UK
Closing date
14 Oct 2020

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An opportunity to work with fantastic team in a state-of-the-art, award-winning, brand new district general hospital.

The hospital is also set in a lovely part of the country, with low cost of living and high quality of life.

Applications are open for a Respiratory Consultant to help develop the current respiratory service with the support of an established multidisciplinary team.

This department is continually seeking to improve, with projects like a newly established community Respiratory team. The team is friendly and supportive, and you will receive a detailed induction to the NHS.


The successful candidate will share the responsibility for the care of inpatients and outpatients in the Respiratory Unit with three Consultant colleagues.

Consultants all have a designated space, in a two person modern office, within the respiratory ward. Consultants are further supported by an Associate Specialist, two Specialty Doctors, a Nurse Consultant, an acute Respiratory Nurse Specialist, and rotational Medical Trainees.

The department have further Specialist Nurse support for our sleep/home ventilation (NIV) service and lung cancer service.


The Consultant job plan is a 10 PA contract. With additional SPAs for your career development.

Additional EPAs may be offered on appointment for participation in the General Medical on-call rota.


The Respiratory Unit is a 28 bedded ward shared between Respiratory (18 beds) and Care of the Elderly (10 beds). The majority of admissions are emergencies and are admitted via the Combined Assessment Unit. The population served is approximately 150,000.


This hospital is located in a lovely rural part of Scotland with an incredible amount of countryside and coast to explore. This is a great place for families, with affordable property and good schools.

There is also a thriving arts scene, with live music, local festivals and plenty to enjoy for all.

  • EEA candidates - Diploma of specialisation
  • Non-EEA candidates - MRCP and consultant level experience in Respiratory Medicine
  • UK candidates - CCT or at least within 6 months of completing CESR

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious consultant in respiratory medicine to work in a state of the art hospital, set within a wonderful part of the country.
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