Research Fellow in Respiratory Medicine
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
This job is now closed
We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious individual to join our well integrated team.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and dynamic individual to support our Adult Respiratory Medicine Unit. There are two components to the role; the candidate will support ward and outpatient activities on a rolling rota basis. There is a significant component of the time spent supporting the Clinical Trials Unit either seeing patients for their trials visits or when in clinic/ ward setting signposting patients into research. You will be working within a large ward and outpatient team for Clinical Service offering scope to extend skills in Respiratory Medicine. The trials centre has over 20 open studies across Asthma, COPD, Bronchiectasis, Pleural and Sleep Medicine. The candidate will work alongside the Respiratory Nursing Team to ensure patients' visits, physical examinations and results are conducted/ reviewed as needed. Prior experience in trials is not mandatory but the candidate will be expected to undertake Good Clinical Practice certification.
The post is "within office hours" and can be flexible. Less than full time applicants are welcomed, and job sharing may be considered. On call supplement is not included in this post but the directorate is often able to offer regular on call slots at CMT/ ST level dependent on rota coverage.
Main duties of the job
- Support Ward and Clinic requirements
- Attend research patient appointments/ undertake physical exams
- Linking with Nursing Team and Consultants to ensure scheduled patient visits are covered
- Signing results
- Developing or delivering an "own" research project is not required
- Supporting the NIHR portfolio studies as above is a core element of this post
- Attending study investigator meetings and/or online training
- Teaching of staff across the department
- Supporting undergrad teaching is welcomed but not mandatory
For an informal discussion and further information regarding the opportunity and Directorate, please contact: Prof Tony De Soyza on 01912231439 (PA) or via email at Anthony.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date: 2 June 2023
Interview Date: TBC
The purpose of the job is to support ward and outpatient based clinical activities and to provide medical cover to the busy Respiratory Clinical Trials Unit at Freeman Hospital. The candidate will develop clinical trials skills across a range of open studies for Asthma, COPD, Bronchiectasis, Sleep and Pleural Disease.
Education and Qualifications
Clinical Skills and Knowledge
Maintaining Clinical Competence
Clinical Governance, Audit and Research
Communication, Relationships and Working with Colleagues
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