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Trust Registrar Level in Respiratory Medicine

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
£43,923 a year On call allowance
Closing date
11 Dec 2023

Job Details

This vacancy is for a Trust Doctor in Respiratory Medicine at registrar level, for an initial 12-month period, based at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle. This position offers an exciting opportunity for an applicant interested in pursuing a career in Respiratory.

Duties will include:
  • Day to day management of the inpatients
  • Consultant ward rounds
  • Participation in specialist and general respiratory clinics
  • Supervision of junior doctors
  • Teaching of junior doctors and medical students
  • Provision of out of hours and on-call cover in acute/general internal medicine
  • Review of referrals requested by other physicians or teams
  • Responding to queries from general practitioners and dealing with correspondence and results

The hours of duty will be 40 hours per week if undertaken on a full-time basis. There will be an expectation for an on-call commitment in General Internal Medicine (currently 1:14).

Main duties of the job

An opportunity has arisen to join our friendly, dedicated team and applications are invited for the post of Respiratory Registrar and General Medicine. This post will be based primarily at The Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, but with requirement to work at West Cumberland Hospital if needed.

The post involves out-patient and in-patient duties and a regular commitment to both in-reach into the medical admissions unit. We would particularly welcome applicants with a special interest in sleep, asthma or pleural diseases, though any specialist interest would be welcomed and supported.

About us

At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.

Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.
  • Being a clinically led organisation
  • Quality and safety at the heart
  • A positive patient experience every time
  • A great place to work
  • Managing our money well

As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description. We recommend visiting the hospital to discuss this post further.

Person Specification
  • Full registration with the General Medical Council with licence to practice at time of application
  • Full MRCP (UK)
  • Completed Core Medical Training with satisfactory outcome at final ARCP
  • Post-graduate teaching experience/qualification
  • Presentation/publications Distinctions, prizes, awards, scholarships.
  • Other degrees Higher degrees
  • Appropriate Foundation training and Core Training experience
  • ALS provider
  • Sound knowledge of both respiratory and acute medicine and evidence of an understanding of their application
  • Capacity to apply sound clinical knowledge relevant to the job
  • Experience in making clinical decisions and managing risk.
  • Knows when to seek help, able to prioritise clinical need
  • Shows aptitude for practical skills required in the job
  • Proven ability to work effectively in different clinical settings required in the job
  • Subspecialty interest
  • An understanding of evidence based medicine
  • Other relevant certified courses
  • Completed at least 2 years full-time training after foundation years in CMT/IMT or equivalent medical specialties experience (or 18 months if MRCP diploma achieved).
  • Must have participated in unselected acute medical take on ongoing basis within past 6-12 months.
  • Evidence of experience in teaching with feedback and involvement in audit project
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Experience in Respiratory Medicine
  • Evidence and be able to demonstrate improvement in care through audit
  • Good communication (written and verbal)
  • Good Time management
  • Teaching - clear, articulate
  • Basic keyboard skills
  • Able to work flexibly with colleagues including the night rota.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload and delegate responsibilities
  • Ability to maintain accurate and legible records
  • Awareness of changes in NHS organisation (purchaser, provider and community care)
  • Demonstrable skills in written and spoken English adequate to enable effective communication about medical topics with patients/colleagues

Employer details
Employer name

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust


Cumberland Infirmary



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