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Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

Employer
NHS Lothian
Location
Western General Hospital
Salary
£96,963 - £128,841
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Profession
Specialist doctor, Respiratory medicine
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Setting
Hospital

Job Details

NHS Lothian

Consultant in Respiratory & General Medicine


NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.
To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

Applicants must have full GMC Registration, a license to practise and eligible for inclusion in the GMC Specialist Register. Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from the date of interview. CESR (Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration) route doctors are only eligible to apply for a substantive consultant post once CESR is awarded. Non-UK applicants must demonstrate equivalent training.  

Applications are welcome for the above Permanent, full time (40 hours per week) post based in Western General Hospital.

This is a full time 10PA post primarily in respiratory medicine with acute general medical sessions. There may be opportunities, by mutual agreement, for the post holder to perform a further 2 PA of respiratory work. 
Candidates with all sub-specialty respiratory interests are welcome. It is anticipated another appointment may be made within the next 12 – 24 months and the division of sub-specialty duties will be dependent on the skills of the successful candidates and departmental needs.
General medicine work would primarily comprise general medicine on calls (approximately 1:16 weekdays and 4 weekends a year) working alongside a diverse team of medical specialty and acute physicians. There will also be the opportunity to work additional sessions in initial assessments of patients in the acute assessment units or Same Day Emergency Care department.

More detailed departmental and specialty information can be found in the job description available via email address / link below.

For an informal discussion please contact:
Claire.L.Mackintosh@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk
or
Jenni.Crane@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk
or
Andrew.Leitch@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

If viewing from an external site, please visit https://apply.jobs.scot.nhs.uk for a job pack detailing the minimum requirements for this post and details of how to apply. 

We cannot accept CV’s as a form of application and only a completed online application form will be accepted.  Personal information will not be sent with the application for short listing. The application form will be identified by the candidate number only to ensure that all applicants are treated equally. 

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***
 

Interview Date: 16 August 2024

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About

NHS Lothian is the second largest health board in Scotland serving the fastest growing population. We cover four local authority areas, including the city of Edinburgh. As one of the largest healthcare organisations in the UK, we invest approximately £1.6 billion a year in protecting and improving the health and wellbeing of our communities. Our permanent workforce of over 28,000 delivers a comprehensive range of primary, community-based and acute hospital services to a population of over 850,000 people. We have 21 hospitals, 119 GP practices, 182 community pharmacies, 173 general dental practices and 127 optometry practices. As a regional centre, we also provide some services for patients in neighbouring areas and we are a national centre of expertise for other specialties, serving people across Scotland.
We have recently invested in a brand-new children’s hospital, the Royal Hospital for Children & Young People, and a new state of the art Department for Clinical Neurosciences. Now is also an exciting time to join our ophthalmology and oncology teams as we embark on plans to invest significant capital into building leading treatment and research centres.

Living in the Lothians

Edinburgh and the Lothians are all home to ample amenities, beautiful countryside and rich history. With museums, castles, beaches, markets, plenty of activities for the family, shops, restaurants and a vibrant nightlife – all on your doorstep – there truly is something for everyone here.
Edinburgh, home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is consistently named one of the best cities in the UK to live in and people come from all over the world to visit. The city hosts the annual Festival Fringe and world-famous Hogmanay events and has great transport links, being home to Scotland’s busiest airport and the UK’s second largest train station.

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