Locum Consultant in Nephrology

£82,096 to £114,003 a year per annum
29 Nov 2021
14 Dec 2021
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Our complete commitment to developing careers means were looking for proactive, motivated, forward thinking and dynamic individuals to join our clinical team. This post is an important part of our ongoing development of medical services at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, offering the successful applicant the opportunity to work closely with the existing Renal physicians to provide a high standard of care across the Trust. We are seeking consultants with enthusiasm, commitment and drive to work closely with colleagues throughout the organisation and within the community to help lead the organisation. We are looking to appoint a Locum Consultant Nephrologist for one year based at the Lister hospital in Stevenage

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant:

  • Will share the responsibilities for providing acute nephrology and AKI care in a large tertiary renal unit (non-transplant) and providing care for a cohort of general medical and renal patients
  • Will be part of a team of consultants performing practical procedures including tunnelled dialysis catheter insertions, peritoneal dialysis catheters and native/transplant biopsies and training SpRs
  • Will provide care for a cohort of patients receiving renal replacement therapy
  • Will have joint responsibilities in overseeing delivery of an expanding OP service that includes specialist nephrology, outreach and post-transplant clinics
  • Will have joint responsibilities to participate in the referral/advisory service to near by non-renal centres
  • Will participate in the Renal On call rota

About us

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust is a very special organisation. Our teams are amazing, and this has been demonstrated even more so during the unprecedented challenge brought by the Covid-19 pandemic. Our ability to be flexible and innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.


Lister Hospital, Stevenage


  • provides a full range of outpatient, inpatient, emergency, maternity and diagnostic services
  • have a designated trauma centre
  • provides a 24/7 heart attack service
  • have the biggest renal dialysis service in the region
  • We have a hyper acute stroke unit which has been established for over 5 years,
  • is the only robotic urology surgery training organisation in the country

Job description


  • Maintenance of high quality patient centred care
  • Shared responsibility for the day to day management of the service and participation in strategic planning
  • Teaching and training within the multidisciplinary service
  • Active involvement in multidisciplinary team meetings and directorate clinical governance activity
  • Active participation in continuing medical education


Person Specification

  • Full GMC registration with a Licence to Practice.


  • College Membership (MRCP) or qualification of an equivalent level Dual Accreditation in GIM and Renal Medicine


  • Postgraduate academic degree

Clinical Governance

  • Can evidence leading on patient safety issues and achieving a change in practice


  • Experience of supervising undergraduates, doctors in training and other colleagues
  • Ability to teach clinical skills


  • Participation in research
  • Published papers and original work in peer reviewed journals

Fitness to Practice

  • Up to date and fit to practice safely and aware of own training needs
  • Evidences engagement with appraisal and revalidation