Consultant Physician with an interest in Respiratory Medicine
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
The closing date is 04 June 2023
The Respiratory Medicine service is looking for a motivated Consultant to join our expanding workforce to work across both Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells sites.
The successful candidate would be expected to support and lead on service development within the department , supported by 6 Substantive Consultants and 3 Locum Consultants.
Applicants would ideally be on the Specialist Register for Respiratory Medicine and GIM or be within 6 months of CCT on the interview date.
JD pending college approval
Main duties of the job
To provide a high standard of care to any patient for whom you have clinical responsibility. This will include any patients referred to you and cared for by you personally or by members of your team and, in addition, any patients of consultant colleagues when you are covering for leave.
To participate in clinical and other service activities and developments with the aim of ensuring a high standard of patient care across the Trust.
To work in close co-operation with other medical, professional and managerial colleagues, both within and outside the specialty, to provide high quality health care to the Trusts patients, and to make a contribution to future thinking about the Trusts strategic direction.
As an organisation, we offer flexible job plans and will support individuals who wish to develop specialist interests such as research, education and teaching. The Trust is closely involved in establishing the newest medical school in the country and is working alongside Kent & Canterbury Christ Church Universities to ensure the development of a modern training programme and curricula.
This hospital sites are both located within a short distance of town centres, offering a range of amenities including shops, bars and restaurants and are on the doorstep of some of Kents most beautiful countryside the best of both worlds! There are fantastic travel links in Kent with key motorways such as the M2 and M20 and with excellent accessibility to both London and the continent by train.
Opportunities for those with interests in specific projects, service development and managerial roles will also be considered.
12 May 2023
Hospital medical and dental staff
£88,364 to £119,133 a year per annum /pro rata
To participate fully in and share leadership of the clinical governance of the specialty covering its Trust-wide activities. To attend clinical governance half-days as detailed in the Trusts Guide to Job Planning unless on agreed leave or while attending emergencies.
To participate actively in departmental audits, sharing co-ordination of audit activities within the department and implementation of change.
To take an active responsibility for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, training and supervision.
- MB BS (or equivalent)
- Registered with GMC
- MRCP or equivalent
- Broad experience of respiratory medicine.
- Distinctions, scholarships, prizes
- Other degrees, eg BSc, MSc, MD, PhD
- A sub-specialist interest complimentary to those of current staff in the department
- On GMC Specialist Register for G(I)M and respiratory medicine (or within 6 months of CCT date)
- Successful completion of Specialty Certificate Examination in Respiratory Medicine.
- Understand the principles of audit
- Evidence of participation in audit projects
- An understanding of general principles, scientific method and interpretation of literature
- Evidence of personal research projects and their presentation
- Publications in peer-reviewed journals
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
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).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
For questions about the job, contact:
Dr Phillip Davidson
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