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Consultant Nephrologist

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 a year PA
Closing date
20 Oct 2023

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Hospital, Nephrology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for an enthusiastic, dedicated colleague to join the team. The post holder will support general nephrology activity, AKI management and 7 day working. In addition, the post-holder will have responsibility for the haemodialysis patients at the Boston haemodialysis unit. However, the job plan is provisional and the post-holder would be expected to work with the existing consultants to enhance services across Lincolnshire.

Main duties of the job

In addition, he / she will be required to:

  • Undertake such other duties as may be identified to meet the needs of the service
  • To provide cover for colleagues during periods of absence
  • To attend regularly nephrology department team meetings.
  • Clinical supervision of trainees
  • Have continuing responsibility for patients in his / her care and for the proper functioning of the department of nephrology.
  • Attend renal biopsy meeting, clinical meeting and consultant network meeting.
  • Take part in team, department, regional and national audits.
  • If a significant research interest develops then an early job plan review can be conducted to assess this.
  • Participate in ongoing development of the nephrology service.
  • Participate in the nephrologist of the week
  • Participate in on call service for nephrology at Lincoln County Hospital (1 in 6 rota). The renal on call involves predictable on call 1PA and is predominantly involved in weekend cover with a ward round on Saturday and Sunday and involves on site work between 8am and 2pm on Saturday and Sunday. Unpredictable on call is 0.2PAs per week and predominantly telephone advice from home.

About us

We are one of the largest Trusts in the UK and provide a comprehensive range of health services to the local population of 757,000. It has a total bed complement of 1267 and delivers health care at 3 principal sites: Lincoln County Hospital, Pilgrim Hospital at Boston and Grantham & District Hospital. Many local general practitioners are known personally to the consultant staff and are met at postgraduate meetings and elsewhere.

The Trust's management structure is based on 4 Divisions (Medicine, Surgery, Clinical Support Services and Women & Children's Health), that span the Trust. Renal Services sit within the Medicine Division as part of the Cardiovascular Clinical Business Unit. The Clinical Business Unit is led by four specialty leads, working alongside a Deputy General Manager and a Lead Nurse.

The trust will play a key role in developing doctors of the future in partnership with the new University of Lincoln medical school.

For more information on what it's like to live and work in Lincolnshire please see the link below.

Job description
Job responsibilities

For further details regarding the job role please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

  • Full Registration with the GMC
  • Entry on the GMC specialist register via: - CCT in Nephrology (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview) - CESR or - European Community rights
  • Wide experience in Nephrology
  • MRCP or equivalent
  • ALS


  • Evidence of an active research interest in Nephrology


  • Involvement in audit
  • Current UK Driving Licence or ability to organise alternative means of travel to other sites of work.


  • Ability to work as part of and contribute effectively to the team
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Motivation towards service development
  • Commitment to quality care and professional development
  • Enthusiasm and experience in teaching all grades of staff


  • Experience of service development.
  • Management experience.
  • Teaching qualifications.




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