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Consultant in Gastroenterology

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Job Description

An excellent opportunity to join the dynamic team at an esteemed organization recognized for its excellence by the CQC. This is an opportune moment to become part of the Acute Medicine and Medicine Specialties Teams. With a strong history of achievements, they are committed to delivering exceptional patient-centered care. They are seeking dynamic and motivated Consultant Gastroenterologists to become part of their welcoming and enthusiastic gastroenterology team. This presents a chance to join a dedicated gastroenterology team committed to delivering the highest quality comprehensive service. The service is aiming to broaden its focus on sub-specialty interests such as ERCP/EUS, nutrition, IBD, and Liver disease.

This is a great opportunity for overseas Consultants who want to establish themselves in the NHS, and grow their consultant career. The post is suitable for candidates holding specialisation in the EEA, or for experienced IMGs looking to complete CESR.

What is the NHS Foundation Trust like?

The NHS Foundation Trust stands as one of the nation's largest integrated healthcare organizations, delivering both hospital and community services to a populace exceeding 650,000 individuals. Renowned for their ambition and innovation, they boast a skilled workforce comprising over 7,000 dedicated colleagues. Operating across two acute sites for hospital services and encompassing centers and community hospitals in six towns for planned care, they extend their services even to patients' residences. Recognized as a high-performing entity with a history of accomplishments, the Trust has functioned as an integrated acute and community services provider since 2011 and achieved foundation trust status in 2007. Guided by their strategic framework "Our Patients Matter," they articulate their short- and long-term objectives and delineate the path to their realization. This framework underscores their commitment to providing the safest, most compassionate, and seamlessly coordinated care to the communities they serve. Within this NHS Foundation Trust, medical professionals are presented with a plethora of career prospects and exposure to diverse care settings rarely encountered elsewhere. Additionally, they have the opportunity to reside and practice in some of the most culturally rich and picturesque locations across the country!

What is the Department & Team like?

The Gastroenterology department is renowned for its excellence in patient care and comprehensive services. Led by a team of experienced and dedicated consultants, alongside skilled junior doctors, the department provides a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic interventions for patients with gastrointestinal disorders. This encompasses conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), liver disease, gastrointestinal cancers, functional gastrointestinal disorders, and gastrointestinal bleeding. Facilities within the department include state-of-the-art endoscopy suites equipped for various procedures including gastroscopy, colonoscopy, and advanced procedures like endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). Additionally, the department offers specialized clinics for conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, hepatology, and nutrition. On average, the department handles a significant number of gastroenterology cases each year, providing timely and effective care to patients across the region. With a commitment to excellence and innovation, the gastroenterology team continues to deliver high-quality care to patients with gastrointestinal disorders.

What is life like in the area?

The North East of the UK offers a diverse mix of rural and urban settings, providing doctors with a range of living options. Residents can explore stunning coastal areas like Northumberland's beaches or venture inland to scenic national parks such as the North Pennines. The region is home to respected schools and universities, including Newcastle University. Transportation links are robust, with efficient road and rail networks connecting residents to major cities like Newcastle, Durham, and Sunderland, as well as international airports. Housing options range from quaint cottages in picturesque villages to modern apartments in vibrant city centers, catering to various lifestyles.

Career Development & Opportunities Available

EEA Candidates:

  • Experience of working in Gastroenterology

Non-EEA Candidates:

  • MRCP
  • Experience of working in Gastroenterology

UK based applicants

  • Experience of working in Gastroenterology
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