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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
1 Aug 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Respiratory medicine
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job overview

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. 

Main duties of the job

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.

Working for your organisation

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. 

The Government have announced their intention to introduce the need for mandatory COVID vaccinations for all frontline patient facing roles (and those staff working in patient areas). This will come into effect from 1st April 2022. If you are appointed it is likely that your COVID vaccination status will form part of your Occupational Health assessment. If you would like further information on the vaccine and for ways to book this please visit www.nhs.uk.   

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

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

What we can offer

Job Plan/On-call Requirements

The Team

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