Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

  • Job Reference: 467
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2020
  • Recruiter: A&E Agency
  • Location: South West England
  • Salary: £79,860 to £107,668
  • Sector: Medicine, Medicine > Respiratory
  • Job Type: Permanent, Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Stuart Sutherland
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0203 5305 111

Job Description

About the Trust

  • Ambitious and progressive Foundation Trust, committed to continuing their quality journey so that they can exceed their patient’s expectations.
  • NHS Foundation Trust has around 1.2 million patient contacts a year.
  • Large and modern hospital has around 480 beds, numerous outpatient clinics, CT and MRI scanners, maternity services, an Intensive Care Unit, an Urgent Care Centre and a 24/7 Emergency Department.

Job Description

  • Specifically adopt, in conjunction with colleagues, an active role in the planning, development and delivery of the Respiratory Service for the Directorate.
  • Provide direct input to patients; contribute to multi-disciplinary teams and lead the coordination of care for patients within the Trust.
  • Participate in the Consultant on-call rota at CDH with additional cover during colleague’s absence.
  • Share a bedded respiratory ward (including the Respiratory High Care Unit) with the other Consultant Chest Physicians, the Middle Grades and a team of junior doctors, including CMTs and FY1s.
  • Assume a continuous commitment for the care of patients, even if employed less than fulltime and ensure that adequate arrangements are made for leave and off duty periods.
  • Promote high professional standards of clinical care for patients, both through direct patient care and by the maintenance of continuing professional development

Skills and Experience required for this position

  • Full GMC Registration or in Process
  • MBBS or equivalent (basic medical degree)
  • CCT in Respiratory and General Medicine (Desirable)
  • Wide experience in Respiratory and General Medicine with evidence of Acute Medicine and Respiratory training.
  • Recognised Specialty training programme 

In return the trust can offer you the following?

  • Invest in your training and development to pursue a successful and fulfilling career in healthcare.
  • As an NHS employer they offer one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages offered in the UK.
  • Permanent staff receive at least 27 days' holiday each year, a generous pension, plus other benefits including flexible working options and exclusive discounts
  • Bank workers receive one extra hours pay for every 12 hours worked in place of annual leave entitlement, plus other benefits including pension

What happens next?

  • If you fulfill the above listed requirements for the role then please apply and a member of our A&E Agency team will be in contact with you shortly