We are looking for a Consultant in Respiratory to join an expanding, progressive forward thinking Respiratory department where we currently operate a physician of the week rota, along with Clinic weeks.
Main duties of the job
This post has been created firstly to support the inpatient service in Respiratory Medicine at Warwick Hospital (in particular to allow 7-day Respiratory consultant ward rounds), secondly to service the current outpatient workload, thirdly to facilitate medical education to teach students from Warwick and Buckingham Medical Schools.
With our central location and great transport links we're closer than you might think. We are located in the heart of England with easy access to the motorway network and a good railway service. Warwickshire is accessible from a number of nearby cities including Birmingham, Leicester, Northampton, Oxford and Worcestershire.
Surrounded by a collection of picturesque towns and villages, there is always a lot to see and do across the County. Numerous sport and leisure venues, theatres, parks and great shopping facilities make Warwickshire an idyllic place to work and live. As well as enjoying where you work, we want all our staff to lead happy and healthy lives. That's why we offer a number of benefits to support this, such as flexible working opportunities and an onsite subsidised restaurant at our hospitals in Warwick and Leamington Spa as well as a number of recognition awards.
To support the inpatient service in Respiratory Medicine at Warwick Hospital
- The Consultant will have 10 sessions per week to support the Respiratory Physician of the Week and the Respiratory Registrars to manage all the Inpatient workload including referrals and procedures working 1 in 4 weeks.
- The Consultant will be required to undertake Weekend and Bank Holiday ward support for the Respiratory Service on a 1 in 4 basis which equates to 14 weekends approximately. We have a 7 day respiratory service for 365 days a year.
- Outpatient workload
- The Consultant will have scheduled bronchoscopy sessions on some Tuesday mornings, and on the other Tuesdays will have an outpatient clinic. In addition there will be occasional emergency bronchoscopy sessions, and EBUS sessions once this service commences
- In addition to the Tuesday morning clinical session there will be 3/4 other Outpatient clinic sessions per week. (Clinics are set up 30 minutes for a new patient and 15 mins for a follow up patient)
- There will be 0.5pa per week for clinical administration
- Eligible for the specialist register in Respiratory Medicine.
- Expressed interest in undergraduate and postgraduate education
- Extensive experience of management of pleural disease
- Research experience and/or higher qualifications