Consultant - Nephrology

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust

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Job summary

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Nephrology and General (Internal) Medicine at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust, Truro, Cornwall.

This post is a new post due to the reduction in hours of an existing colleague. The successful candidate will join the five existing consultants in the team.

We offer a comprehensive range of Nephrology services throughout the county of Cornwall, in the Southwest of England. These services include - Acute and Chronic haemodialysis, CAPD, home haemodialysis, OPD nephrology and pre and post kidney transplant follow up (but excluding acute kidney transplantation). The department has developed Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) services, and consultants have worked on AKI projects locally, regionally, and nationally

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be working in a variety of clinical and teaching settings.

  • Providing acute inpatient nephrology and general medical care
  • Providing outpatient general nephrology, transplant and dialysis
  • Providing nephrology and general medical on call out of hours
  • Teaching nephrology and general medical junior doctors
  • Teaching undergraduate medical students
  • Working with the nephrology specialist nurses and other MDT members
  • Opportunities for clinical research - with active engagement in multi centre research

This is a full-time position primarily based at The Royal Cornwall Hospital (Truro site) and is focused on contributing to the delivery of the Nephrology service across Cornwall.

About us

Cornwall is a beautiful county which offers an outstanding quality of life and providing many opportunities for outdoor activities, with its sailing waters, surfing beaches and rugged coastal pathways for walking, and cycling. There is a thriving arts and theatre scene as well as an interesting variety of eating places, including celebrity-owned restaurants. The major route both in and out of the county is the A30 which connects with the M5 motorway at Exeter. There is an excellent rail service with daily passenger and sleeper services and a thriving airport at Newquay with daily connections to many cities throughout the UK and abroad.

Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to Dr Rob Parry Consultant Nephrologist, email: robparry@nhs.net; Tel: 01872 253241

Date posted

28 November 2023

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

Depending on experience per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

156-MS-3798

Job locations

Royal Cornwall Hospital

Truro

TR1 3LJ


Job description

Job responsibilities

PLEASE NOTE: To view the full Job Description and Person Specification, please click the supporting document on the right hand side

To be an employee of the NHS you need to successfully complete the following:

  • Identity Checks
  • Professional registration and qualification checks
  • Employment history and reference checks
  • Work health assessments
  • Criminal record check standards
  • Right to work checks

For further information please visit:

https://www.nhsemployers.org/topics-networks/employment-standards-and-regulation

Job description

Job responsibilities

PLEASE NOTE: To view the full Job Description and Person Specification, please click the supporting document on the right hand side

To be an employee of the NHS you need to successfully complete the following:

  • Identity Checks
  • Professional registration and qualification checks
  • Employment history and reference checks
  • Work health assessments
  • Criminal record check standards
  • Right to work checks

For further information please visit:

https://www.nhsemployers.org/topics-networks/employment-standards-and-regulation

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Full GMC Registration with a License to practice
  • Entry on the GMC Specialist Register via CCT (proposed CCT date must be within six months of interview).

Desirable

  • The candidate should hold a higher degree or equivalent

Essential

Essential

  • Ability to manage the unselected medical take
  • An appropriate higher Nephrology CCT qualification

Desirable

  • MRCP (UK) or equivalent qualification

Experience

Essential

  • Broad general experience in nephrology
  • Teaching (Medical students, peers, MDT)

Desirable

  • The candidate should hold a higher degree or equivalent
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Full GMC Registration with a License to practice
  • Entry on the GMC Specialist Register via CCT (proposed CCT date must be within six months of interview).

Desirable

  • The candidate should hold a higher degree or equivalent

Essential

Essential

  • Ability to manage the unselected medical take
  • An appropriate higher Nephrology CCT qualification

Desirable

  • MRCP (UK) or equivalent qualification

Experience

Essential

  • Broad general experience in nephrology
  • Teaching (Medical students, peers, MDT)

Desirable

  • The candidate should hold a higher degree or equivalent

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust

Address

Royal Cornwall Hospital

Truro

TR1 3LJ


Employer's website

https://www.royalcornwall.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust

Address

Royal Cornwall Hospital

Truro

TR1 3LJ


Employer's website

https://www.royalcornwall.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Service Manager

Melissa Winn

melissa.winn@nhs.net

07469907639

Date posted

28 November 2023

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

Depending on experience per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

156-MS-3798

Job locations

Royal Cornwall Hospital

Truro

TR1 3LJ


Supporting documents

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