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Consultant Physician: Respiratory Medicine / Respiratory & General Medicine

Employer
NHS Borders
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
7 May 2021

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

BORDERS GENERAL HOSPITAL CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN: RESPIRATORY MEDICINE / CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN: RESPIRATORY AND GENERAL MEDICINE Basic Salary: £84,984 - £112,925 per annum
FULL TIME AVAILABLE. PART TIME AND JOB SHARE APPLICATIONS WELCOME

OUR VALUES IN ACTION

Care and Compassion - Quality and Teamwork - Dignity and Respect - Openness, honesty and responsibility

Why work for us?

Patients are at the centre of everything we do in our daily working lives at NHS Borders ensuring they are safe, cared for efficiently, effectively by suitably experienced and qualified staff driving quality at the heart of patient care. We are a dynamic and forward thinking team with a wealth of clinical and leadership experience. We aim for an open and honest culture and believe in nurturing future stars in NHS.

About the Borders

Borders General Hospital is a modern and well-equipped 320 bed DGH serving the rural Borders area in South East Scotland, approximately 36 miles from Edinburgh. After an absence of almost 50 years, the Borders Railway has now opened, with train services to central Edinburgh running every thirty minutes (journey time 50 minutes approx). Tweedbank Station is a few minutes walk from the Borders General Hospital. On opening the railway Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth said 'The Borders railway brings so much promise for sharing and invigorating this most beautiful countryside as a place to work, live and enjoy". A relocation package/assistance up to full Inland Revenue limits with the possibility of temporary accommodation in the local area is available for the successful candidate.

All new consultants are supported with the development of leadership and management skills for their role. There are also opportunities for professional coaching and mentoring - an established BGH consultant will be identified as a "buddy" in your first few weeks.

The Role

The post is open to a Consultant Physician with either single accreditation in Respiratory Medicine or dual accreditation in Respiratory and General Medicine

The successful applicant will join one other accredited Respiratory Consultant and a locum to form one component of the Respiratory team and will provide a shared service for all respiratory inpatients and outpatients.

Candidates must hold MRCP or equivalent and must also be registered with the General Medical Council and on the Specialist Register for Respiratory Medicine or Respiratory Medicine & General (Internal) Medicine or be within 6 months of expected date of obtaining CCT or equivalent.

Informal enquiries and visits are welcome. Any applicant wishing to view the Department or discuss the vacancy can initially speak to Medical Staffing on 01896 826167.

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***
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