Join a dedicated NHS team providing outstanding Respiratory care and internationally recognised Respiratory research. Applications are welcome from UK and International candidates - CESR is supported & consultant experience is essential.
This is an opportunity to work with fantastic team in a state-of-the-art, award-winning hospital, part of one of the largest acute Trusts within the UK.
The hospital has a busy emergency department (level 1 Trauma Centre) and provides services to 2.5 million residents, and specialist services to a further 3-4million across the region and nationally.
You will join an existing team of 30 NHS and academic consultants providing general and specialist Respiratory services to the people of the city and region.
The hospital is based in the centre of a vibrant and prosperous city with something for everyone, including access to excellent schooling and two thriving Universities. Based in a county with outstanding natural beauty, the city also has a thriving night life and range of theatres, art centres and museums.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the respiratory team, one of the largest respiratory departments in the country with a breadth of subspecialty interests; ranging from Cystic Fibrosis, ILD including LAM, through asthma, COPD, lung cancer to infections including TB and a regional fungal service.
This post will help the department develop both the COPD and asthma services, working with colleagues to deliver comprehensive integrated care. As a member of a large and dynamic department there are significant opportunities for professional development, including research. Both the asthma and COPD services benefit from academic leads with internationally recognised research profiles.
The successful applicant will have weekly clinics focusing on both COPD and asthma, and will join both the alternate week Asthma MDT and the regional lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) MDT, held 6 times a year. There will also be the opportunity for a monthly bronchoscopy list.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ROLE:
- EEA candidates - Diploma of specialisation
- Non-EEA candidates - MRCP and consultant level experience in Respiratory Medicine
- UK candidates - Consultant experience in Respiratory Medicine
This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious consultant in respiratory medicine to work in a state of the art hospital, set within a wonderful part of the country.