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Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
£93,666 to £126,281 Per Annum
Closing date
13 Jun 2024

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Job Title -Locum Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

Hours per week-10 Sessions per week

Perm/Fixed term-Fixed Term 12 months

Salary-£93,666 - £126,281 Per Annum

Closing date- 16/05/2024

Interview date- 24/07/2024

This post may close early due to high numbers of applications so you are advised to apply promptly

All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas

A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertise and enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day

Careers at George Eliot - 'Where you make a difference'

Main duties of the job

The Respiratory Team at the George Eliot Hospital is delighted to present an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and dynamic individual to contribute to the development of the Respiratory service delivery. This is a new post resulting from the expansion of the Respiratory Service. The post holder will contribute to the continued development of our Ambulatory Pleural Services within the Respiratory department and Ambulatory Care Unit (ACU) and partake in leading and developing pathways such as pleural effusions, suspected pulmonary embolism and the National Optimal Lung Cancer Pathway.

About us

Here at George Eliot our vision to 'excel at patient care' takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive health services delivered by inspiring and compassionate staff who share our corporate values:

Effective Open Communication

Excellence and safety in everything we do

Challenge but support

Expect respect and dignity

Local healthcare provider that inspires confidence

Benefits: On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.

Job description
Job responsibilities

As a result of some of the funding for the post being provided from Acute Medicine, the successful candidate will work one session a week as an Acute Medicine Physician. The candidate would be involved in providing an in-reach service for the 42 bedded Acute Medicine Unit to ensure an early review of patients with respiratory failure, respiratory tract infections and pleural effusions. The department is keen to recruit staff who have skills in bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound service (EBUS) and thoracoscopy.

The consultant team works closely with specialty trainees and a variety of specialist nurses. There are currently two lung cancer nurses, two COPD nurses who run an Early Discharge Service and two asthma nurses (One WTE). In addition to this, there is also a physiotherapist who supports the bronchiectasis clinics.

The post holder will join a substantive multi-disciplinary team and the successful candidate will be well supported working in a friendly, modern and well equipped unit and will be joining a trust with excellent professional and academic facilities. George Eliot Hospital is affiliated with the University of Warwick Medical School. In addition on the main hospital site there is also a first class modern education and conference facility in the George Eliot Training and Education Centre (GETEC), housing an excellent library and state of the art learning support facilities. Please see our job description for further details.

Person Specification
Educational & Qualification

  • Entry on GMC Specialist Register via CCT (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview) - CESR or European Community Rights.
  • MRCP Intercollegiate or equivalent

Experience & Knowledge

  • Thorough & broad training in Adult Respiratory Medicine
  • Teaching and commitment to education post- and under-graduate levels

Academic Achievements

  • Evidence of completed and published research
  • Instigated, designed and completed audit projects and protocols


  • Evidence of having organised events and led professional groups
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to use tact, diplomacy, negotiation and persuasion as well as authority
  • Interested in developing innovative ways of delivering patient care




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