An excellent opportunity for an experienced Consultant in Haematology to join a Health Board in North Wales that promotes equality and diversity. If you love a challenge, have a passion to help others or simple fancy a fresh start, then this Health Board has all the ingredients. The post if suitable for overseas consultants, including candidates who are pursuing CESR. Specialists in Haematology holding a specialist certification would be suitable for this post, based on experience entering at either Specialty Doctor or Consultant grade.
Overseas applications from experienced Specialty Doctors and Consultants are welcomed.
WHAT IS HEALTH BOARD LIKE?
The Health Board is largest health organisation in Wales, that are developing an integrated health service which provides excellent care delivered in partnership with the public and other statutory and third sector organisations.
The Health Board have a budget of £1.3 billion and a workforce of over 17,000 staff. Providing primary, community, mental health and acute hospital services for the population of around 700,000 across of North Wales. They continuously develop their workforce so that it has the right skills and operates in a research-rich learning culture.
Besides their three main hospital sites, they are also responsible for community hospitals, health centres, clinics, mental health units, community teams, GP practices and other NHS services provided by dentists, opticians and pharmacists. They plan to improve the health of the population, with particular focus upon the most vulnerable in our society.
WHAT IS THE DEPARTMENT & TEAM LIKE?
The Haematology Department offers a broad spectrum of tests for the diagnosis and monitoring diseases, and response to therapy. The Department offers outpatient, day case and inpatient facilities. The service is led by a Clinical Director and supported by Consultants and Associated Specialist Staff.
WHAT IS LIFE LIKE IN NORTH WALES?
North Wales has a vast national park, purpose built mountain biking trails, a breath taking coastal path, soaring zip wire, food festivals and world class sport and adventure around every corner. The North Wales is equipped with sport and leisure centres that provide opportunities for a wide variety of sporting, fitness and recreational activities. Not only does it have lots of activities for you, it also has a wide selection of private housing is available, both traditional and modern in towns, villages and rural settings.
For doctors with family, the educational standards are consistently high in both the primary and secondary sectors. There are several well established independent schools within North Wales and the surrounding area that cater for both day pupils and boarders. The regional University with its excellent scholastic reputation has a thriving student community.
You can say goodbye to heavy inner city commuter traffic, and enjoy a breath-taking commute across North Wales.
WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE TO YOU AT THIS HEALTH BOARD?
With an extremely active education/teaching programme supported by the consultant team, there is opportunity to work towards and complete CESR, exams, get involved in active research and many aspects of CPD.
Participation in research and educational activities will be encouraged.
A well-run and state of the art pathology collaborative in the East Midlands are actively seeking a consultant haematologist to join an existing team of 8 consultants.
This is a replacement for a consultant with an interest in Multiple Myeloma (Myeloma lead for RDH), though candidates with other areas of interest may be considered taking into account the service needs and job plans.
The Haematology department currently provides care up to Level 2b (BCSH 2010), with plans for a shared care arrangement, repatriating autologous stem cell transplant patients at day +1, to be implemented in the near future.
The successful candidate will be expected to lead the myeloma autologous stem cell program and is a full time post, however any candidates who wish to work less than full time will be considered and supported.
Requirements for this position are:
MRCP or equivalent
FRCPath in Haematology
IETLS or OET
Haematologists with senior experience practicing at consultant level are invited to apply.
International candidates with experience at consultant level and FRCPath can be considered for locum consultant roles.
UK based candidates not yet on the specialist register will be supported with their CESR application if required.