Consultant - Gastroenterology
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust
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For the full details of this vacancy please see the Recruitment and Advert Brochures attached
Both Lancaster RLI and Barrow FGH vacancies offer an attractive Recruitment and Retention package. Details of this can be discussed prior to application via Zoe.Sayles@mbht.nhs.uk.
Do you want to be part of a Team with an appetite for innovation and driving change?
Are you looking for an interesting and rewarding job in a stunningly beautiful location with excellent transport links and within easy reach of Edinburgh, London (2 hour train journey), Manchester and Liverpool?
For those considering relocating, the area has many new housing developments, a bustling local business economy and a variety of dining, entertainment and leisure activities. As a Trust, we are keen to attract enthusiastic and committed individuals and in return, can offer an attractive relocation package to the right candidates.
Interview date to be confirmed
Applications for this substantive post will only be accepted if you are in the process of obtaining your CCT/CSER within six months of interview
Main duties of the job
You will join a team of eight existing consultants supported by 1 Nurse Consultant, 3 Advanced Nurse Practitioners and 7 Clinical Nurse Specialists. Our department has a reputation for being friendly and supportive with particularly good working relationships and there is capacity for a wide variety of sub-specialty interests to be accommodated and developed. Specialty interests of current Gastroenterologists include Bowel Cancer Screening, IBD, Hepatology and ERCP / Therapeutic endoscopy.
The Trust operates a 7 day bleeding service and the job plan for these posts include a 1 in 7 GI bleeding rota that incorporates a 24/7 bleed service at weekends whilst on-call.
There are two posts one will be based at Royal Lancaster Infirmary; and the other at Furness General Hospital. Travel to our other sites to carry out Cross Bay GI Bleed cover and Endoscopy Sessions / Clinics will be required
The Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School and Health Education England North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust's high standards of patient care.Consultant Gastroenterology Physicians must hold full GMC with a licence to practice and be on the Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining your CCT award at the time of interview.
We operate from three main hospitals - Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community health care premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre.
FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services.
WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.
All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay.
To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/
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