4 x Consultant in Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology/Virology

Location
London (South), London (Greater)
Salary
£84,559 - £114,003 per annum
Posted
03 Sep 2021
Closes
17 Oct 2021
Ref
312-RB-1025
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals
Part of GUY’S AND ST. THOMAS’ HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

DIRECTORATE OF INFECTION

4 x Consultant in Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology/Virology (ID/MMV) or Medical Microbiology or Medical Virology

40 hours per week (10 Programmed Activities)

These four posts will create a new core infection service team for the Royal Brompton and Harefield hospital sites. As Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals has now merged with Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, the postholders will be fully integrated with Consultant, Nursing and management staff currently providing services to the St Thomas’, Guy’s and Evelina Children’s hospital sites, as part of a single, integrated Directorate of Infection.

It is anticipated that appointees will together have CCST and/or sub-speciality interests covering all aspects of clinical and laboratory microbiology, virology & mycology, infection prevention & control and antimicrobial stewardship. One post-holder will be appointed as clinical-lead, one as infection control doctor, and one as lead for each of the Brompton and Harefield hospital sites, but with all four working together to provide an integrated service.

In line with the Trust’s overall strategic direction, the intention is to further integrate service delivery between all 5 hospital sites. This provides opportunity to expand inter-site infection services in specialist clinical settings such as critical care, ECMO and the airborne High Consequences Infectious Diseases units, or for management of particular viral, fungal or mycobacterial pathogens following transplantation and in other immunocompromised patient groups. Appointees will also be supported to engage with translational research, particularly clinical trials and implementation of specialist diagnostics including pathogen genomics and with a focus on cardio-respiratory diseases.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

Creating a world-leading Academic Health Sciences Centre.

Applicants are required to be fully registered Medical Practitioners and must be on the GMC’s Specialist Register or be eligible for admission to the Register within six months from date of interview for the post.

Informal enquiries may be made to Prof. Michael Loebinger, Director of Laboratory Medicine, RBH – m.loebinger@rbht.nhs.uk

Alternatively, please contact the Medical Recruitment team, Anna Huxter (a.huxter@bht.nhs.uk)

To obtain a copy of the job description and apply, please click the apply button.

Please complete the online application form and include the full names, work addresses and fax numbers of three clinical referees, one of which must be your current or most recent employer.

Shortlisting details and interview arrangements will be communicated via email therefore please ensure you check your email account regularly following the closing date. In addition, the Trust will be chasing up references via email so please ensure you include the email addresses and contact numbers for your referees to avoid delay in the recruitment process.

Closing date: Midnight 17October 2021.

Interview date: To Be Confirmed.

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