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Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

Employer
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Preston, Lancashire
Salary
£84,559 to £114,003 pa
Closing date
4 Mar 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Respiratory medicine
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Lancashire Teaching Hospitals which is one of the largest providers of healthcare in the area offering new ‘state of the art’ facilities and has a complement of over 1100 beds for a local population of 390,000 and a regional population of 1.5 million.

This is a substantive consultant appointment, to support the Lancashire Chest Centre’s (LCC) to enhance the care we provide for our local and regional patients and for the respiratory service to move to a 7 day inpatient model of care. The LCC offers tertiary services in several subspecialties of Respiratory Medicine. 

 We are looking for dynamic and innovative colleague who wish to shape the future process of respiratory care in our region.  There are evolving links to our local Universities and potential for academic/educational sessions to be part of your job plan. 

You will join a thriving Medicine Division comprising of 43 consultants, including 15 Respiratory consultants across the two hospital sites. As part of the department of respiratory medicine you will be part of a closely linked group of clinicians who are transforming care delivery within the Trust and also for the wider community. 

Working within our respiratory service, you will be an important part of our in-house, regional interventional pulmonology and long term ventilation services. The role will support our expanding integrated care pathways directly linking to care in the community.

See attached job description for full details of duties.

Our team is our work family. At Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, you will be working as part of a collaborative, friendly and caring team of incredible people who are committed to providing excellent care with compassion. We celebrate diversity, encourage everyone to contribute, and you are valued for who you are.

Our mission is to provide excellent care with compassion.

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trusts is one of the major acute Trusts in the North West with all of the usual specialities on site as well as being a Tertiary Centre for Lancashire and South Cumbria in the departments of Respiratory medicine, Neurosciences, Oncology, Plastic Surgery, Burns, Renal Medicine, Vascular surgery and Trauma medicine. Undergraduate medical education forms a core part of the Trust’s educational roles, which the appointee will be expected to be involved in. 

Please refer to the attached Job description, Person specification and Specialty/ Trust Brochure for further details on:

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMCs Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

If you are successful in obtaining a position with our Trust which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check. As a registered body with the DBS, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will conduct the administration of this application on your behalf and the cost will be recovered from your salary, either as a one-off payment or over 3 months. Currently the charges made by the Disclosure and Barring Service for an Enhanced DBS check is £48.20.

Successful applicants will be contacted by e-mail. Please ensure that email addresses are provided for your referees wherever possible.

As we often have many applicants for jobs at LTHTR, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are short-listed for interview.  Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, then please assume that you have not been short-listed for interview on this occasion.

The NHS Constitution outlines what staff working in the NHS can expect from their employer and what is expected of you. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is committed to the NHS Values and Pledges as expressed in the Constitution.

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. An interview is guaranteed to any applicant with a disability who meets the essential criteria of the person specification.      

If you have any difficulty applying on line, please contact the Medical Workforce Team        

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