Locum Consultant in Respiratory Medicine
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
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This is an exciting opportunity for a forward looking and enthusiastic respiratory physician to join our team. on a 6 month fixed term contract. The post holder will be responsible for the continued delivery and further development of an already well-established Respiratory service at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust. The post will be based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich (replacement post).
The successful applicant will be part of the current team of 11 respiratory Consultants across both sites. The Respiratory Teams include and are supported by 4 specialist registrars and a team of junior doctors. In addition, there are 5 respiratory specialist nurses, 2 clinical physiologists, a team of TB specialist nurses, a lung cancer MDT coordinator and 3 lung cancer clinical nurse specialists.
Main duties of the job
We are looking a person with a sub-specialty interest which would complement our existing establishment which includes TB, Lung Cancer, sleep/ventilation, COPD and pleural disease.
As well as general Respiratory out-patient clinics, we have sub-specialist clinics a range of areas. There are bronchoscopy sessions at both sites and dedicated pleural clinics. We have been running an EBUS service for 3 years and plan to set up medical thoracoscopy shortly.
We are a team of 6 consultants on the QEH site (total 11 across LGT), working within the QEH Medicine division, one of five clinical divisions within the trust.
We provide a comprehensive respiratory service including lung cancer, TB, COPD, sleep, domiciliary NIV, ambulatory pleural service, EBUS/bronchoscopy.
The team is a dynamic and growing service, always looking to develop new services, and fully supported by the trust and divisional management teams.
Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the post.
A formal job plan will be agreed between the appointee and the Clinical Lead, on behalf of the Medical Director, three months after the commencement date of the appointee. This will be signed by the Chief Executive and will be effective from the commencement date of the appointment. The job plan for the first three months will be based on the provisional timetable shown below.
The Job Plan will be a prospective agreement that sets out a consultants duties, responsibilities and objectives for the coming year. It should cover all aspects of a consultants professional practice including clinical work, teaching, research, education and managerial responsibilities. It should provide a clear schedule of commitments, both internal and external. In addition, it should include personal objectives, including details of their link to wider service objectives, and details of the support required by the consultant to fulfil the job plan and the objectives.
To apply for this post, please complete the on-line application form, including the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three referees covering at least the last three years of employment (one of whom should be your current or most recent employer/clinical supervisor). If you are not on the specialist register please also ensure you enclose evidence/confirmation that you will be on the specialist register or have a CCT within 6 months of the interview date.
In addition, please email a copy of your up-to-date CV to Adetoun.Adebiyi@nhs.net
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