Do you want to be part of a Team with an appetite for innovation and driving change?
Are you looking for an interesting and rewarding job in a stunningly beautiful location with excellent transport links and within easy reach of Edinburgh, London (2 hour train journey), Manchester and Liverpool?
For those considering relocating, the area has many new housing developments, a bustling local business economy and a variety of dining, entertainment and leisure activities. As a Trust, we are keen to attract enthusiastic and committed individuals and in return, can offer an attractive relocation package to the right candidates.
The Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School and Health Education England North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust's high standards of patient care. UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as we co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme.
The interview date for this position is 27the April 2023
Main duties of the job
The post holder will play an important medical role in the delivery of care to both inpatients and outpatients within the Trust footprint. The post holder will be supported to develop an area of special interest which ideally compliments the existing consultants. These interests include Bowel Cancer Screening, Nutrition, Upper GI cancer, Hepatology, HPB, ERCP and EUS, research and neuroendocrine tumours. The post holder will consolidate and support the development Gastrointestinal services for the local population. The role also involves participation in training and educational activities in addition to practice to maintain clinical excellence within the service. A seven day Bleeding Service is in operation. The post holder would be expected to contribute to 7 day endoscopy provision at RLI. The rota is currently a 1:5 during the weekdays and 1:8 for weekends.
Consultant Gastroenterology Physicians must hold full GMC with a licence to practice and be on the Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining your CCT award at the time of interview. The post will be Locum Consultant post pending successful CESR Application.
We operate from three main hospitals - Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community health care premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre.
FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services.
WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.
All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay.
To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website https://www.uhmb.nhs.uk/
Qualifications and Experience
- Achieved Grade how many years?
- Gastro and Gen Med Experience