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Temporary Specialty Doctor Respiratory

Southern Health and Social Care Trust
Daisy Hill Hospital, Newry
£45,344 - £77,895 per annum
Closing date
10 Feb 2022

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Hospital, Respiratory medicine
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time
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Key Duties

  • Support acute medical takes and assessment of emergency referrals.
  • Assist in inpatient respiratory referrals leading to earlier discharge.
  • Assist in the timely investigation and treatment of lung cancer.
  • The new appointment will support the Consultant at the respiratory clinics, which undertakes the investigation and management of a large cohort of patients with a range of respiratory diseases and lung cancer. This will lead to a reduction in waiting list times.
  • Participate in the development of a rapid access respiratory assessment service, particularly in the area of COPD/Asthma, liasing with A&E and the Community Respiratory team, thus preventing unnecessary admissions.
  • Participate in undergraduate and post graduate respiratory teaching.
  • Co-ordinate management of the non-invasive ventilatory service.

The appointee will be trained in the full range of respiratory diagnostic and therapeutic services such as bronchoscopy, CT guided lung biopsy, chest ultrasound, chest tube insertion, and pleural taps.

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