Locum Consultant in Respiratory Medicine
East Cheshire NHS Trust
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Applications are invited for the post of Locum Consultant in Respiratory with any special interest.
All special interest (including community and practical procedures) will be considered
The post holder will contribute to the management of all the patients in the Respiratory Ward and help provide a respiratory in reach service. It will be expected that the post holder will be heavily involved in the management of inpatients with at least twice weekly ward rounds and further visits to the ward during the week to facilitate discharges and help with management of acutely unwell patients.
They will undertake a weekly bronchoscopy/ EBUS session and help with pleural procedures such as Medical Thoracoscopy.
They will attend weekly video-conference MDT with South Manchester University teaching Hospital and local radiology meeting fortnightly.
The appointee will have an important role in the training of junior medical staff in the assessment and management of the acutely ill medical patients as well contributing to MRCP PACES teaching and postgraduate medical training of foundation year doctors and speciality trainees.
This post is 12 months fixed term with the possibility of becoming permanent.
Main duties of the job
The successful candidate will be expected to work flexibly and achieve high quality care with particular emphasis on:
- Managing in-patients in respiratory ward including supervising junior medical staff in the ward.
- Successful candidate will be given the opportunity to Develop appropriate interest and services to meet clinical needs within available resources
- Working together with colleagues in primary care and the community to ensure effective management of acutely ill patients
- Participation in the education and training of medical students, doctors and professions allied to medicine including those in primary care
- Ensuring that optimal use is made of all resources allocated to the post
- Demonstration of a firm commitment to the principles of clinical governance
- Developing and maintaining robust systems for effective clinical audit in the specialty and general medicine, as appropriate
- Further developing services as indicated by recommendations of the Royal College of Physicians, NICE and specialist societies
Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.
COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters so that we can manage individual and environmental risks, and so that we can support those who may be undecided about vaccination. If you are unvaccinated there is helpful advice and information at https://www.eastcheshirehrdirect.nhs.uk .
Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate. If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.
Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.
Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.
As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage www.careersateastcheshire.nhs.uk for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).
Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.
We look forward to receiving your application.
Other Role Requirements
Certificate of Sponsorship
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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).
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