Consultant in Respiratory Medicine (Lung Cancer Lead)
The Hillingdon Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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This is a full-time substantive post for a Consultant in Respiratory Medicine with an interest in Lung Cancer. The post holder will take on the role as Trust Lung Cancer Lead and be instrumental in further developing a high quality clinical service, supporting the delivery of the National Optimal Lung Cancer Pathway and the development of a new pleural service for the Trust. The successful applicant will also contribute, with other Consultant Respiratory Colleagues, to the care of respiratory and general medical inpatients and the medical on-call rota.
The successful candidate will be required to have and maintain full registration with the General Medical Council. They should be on, or within six months of being admitted to the GMC's Specialist Register for General Medicine and Respiratory.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will be a committed clinician with subspecialist training in Respiratory and General Internal Medicine. They will have a track record of excellent clinical service delivery, service improvement, teaching, training and other qualities as identified in the person specification. It is a requirement of the post that every doctor takes part in annual job planning and annual appraisal as part of the revalidation of cycle.
Hillingdon Hospital is the only acute hospital in the London Borough of Hillingdon and offers a wide range of services including accident and emergency, inpatient care, day surgery, outpatient clinicsand maternity services.
Our services are provided from both Hillingdon Hospital and Mount Vernon Hospital. The Trust has a turnover of around £250 million. We manage 614 inpatient beds and we employ over 3,300 staff. Wedeliver high quality healthcare to the residents of the London Borough of Hillingdon, and increasingly to those living in the surrounding areas of Ealing, Harrow, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire, givingus a total catchment population of over 350,000 people.
The Trust's services at Mount Vernon Hospital include routine day surgery at a modern treatment centre, a minor injuries unit, and outpatient clinics. The Trust also acts as a landlord to a number of other organisations that provide health services at Mount Vernon, including East & NorthHertfordshire NHS Trust's Cancer Centre.
Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for a full list of role requirements and responsibilities.
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