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Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

Consultant

Main area
Respiratory Medicine
Grade
Consultant
Contract
Permanent / Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time 40 hours per week
Job ref
390-R3142-ME-A
Site
Southend University Hospital
Town
Westcliff-On-Sea
Salary
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
Closing
22/09/2017 23:59

Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable


 

 

Our Award winning Respiratory Team are recruiting to a Consultant in Respiratory Medicine. This post would be for an applicant with a special interest in Pleural Disease, however applications from those with an interest in Interstitial Lung Disease and/or Sleep Medicine would be particularly welcome.

This is a new post created to accommodate a general increase in workload and is required to commence as soon as possible.

The Respiratory department were shortlisted for respiratory team of the year BMJ awards and were winners for the BTS excellence and innovation award 2014. We are committed to providing excellence in patient care and training for our junior colleagues.

A full range of respiratory services including pulmonary function, cardiorespiratory exercise tests, pleural investigation, sleep studies and flexible bronchoscopy (which are done in the endoscopy unit) are performed. The department has a special interest in the epidemiology of lung cancer and sleep disorders. Assisted ventilation for respiratory failure is provided on the ward where the specialist respiratory nurse is based. There is a prevention of admission and early discharge service for COPD and a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Service.

You could be building your future in one of the best locations in Britain. Southend is a vibrant seaside town offering a relaxed lifestyle, with a busy local airport and rapid and frequent transport links to London, the Essex countryside and beyond.

Southend University Hospital is committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Duncan Powrie (clinical lead) on 01702 435555 ext 6109