Locum Respiratory Consultant with General Medicine
North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
The closing date is 07 December 2023
North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint a Locum Consultant in Respiratory & General Medicine based at Cumberland Infirmary with out-reach sessions in West Cumbria (On a full-time, part-time or job-share basis).
This is an exciting time to join a forward-thinking respiratory department with supportive colleagues, working together to improve the lung health of our diverse local population.
Our culture emphasises teamwork, collegiality, professionalism, and mutual respect creating an inspiring and exceptional place to work.
We are a welcoming organisation that places importance and pride on being clinically led and prioritises developing clinical leaders.
The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop a special interest to complement the other members of the department and will participate in the provision of Respiratory services to the population of North Cumbria. This is an opportunity to join an organisation in which Clinicians are at the forefront of management.
Main duties of the job
An opportunity has arisen to join our friendly, dedicated team and applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Respiratory Medicine and General Medicine. This post will be based primarily at The Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, but with requirement to work at West Cumberland Hospital if needed.
The post involves out-patient and in-patient duties and a regular commitment to both in-reach into the medical admissions unit and on-call for general medicine. We would particularly welcome applicants with a special interest in sleep, asthma or pleural diseases, though any specialist interest would be welcomed and supported.
At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.
Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.
- Being a clinically led organisation
- Quality and safety at the heart
- A positive patient experience every time
- A great place to work
- Managing our money well
As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.
Please refer to the job description attached.
If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.
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