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Locum Consultant in Respiratory Medicine

Employer
Mid Yorkshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Wakefield
Salary
£99,532 to £131,964 a year
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

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Job Details

Applications are invited for a full time Locum Consultant post in Respiratory Medicine. The successful candidate will join a team of 16 consultants at the Mid Yorkshire Teaching NHS Trust.

Our team provides general and specialist in-patient and out-patient services including:

a specialist sleep service caring for sleep apnoea and other sleep disorders (5000 patients on CPAP)

a home ventilation service (350 patients on home ventilation)

a purpose built dedicated 14 bed Acute Respiratory Care unit for patients requiring acute NIV, acute CPAP, HFNO etc.

a large lung cancer service with thoracoscopy and endobronchial ultrasound (about 500 new cancers pa)

a comprehensive lung cancer multi-disciplinary meeting with close links to thoracic surgery

a nationally recognized asthma service

specialist services for interstitial lung disease and tuberculosis

Main duties of the job

The main duties of the post will include

Outpatients (general and specialist)

Inpatient respiratory work including the Acute Respiratory Care Unit (Respiratory Level 1 Unit)

Urgent and Emergency Care duties for respiratory medicine including out-of-hours on-call schedules will take due account of the provisions of working time regulations and safe working

On-call duties are currently shared with 16 other colleagues on a specialist respiratory rota, currently assessed as 1 PA to cover post take ward rounds and evening work. On call commitments are as follows: Weekday evening work 3hrs post take ward round 1 in16 weekdays. Weekend work 7hrs post take ward round/ward cover 1 in 8 weekend days. Overnight on call 1 in 16 days. Category A intensity. Time off in lieu will be arranged via the job planning process

Supporting Professional Activities in accordance with the Trust Framework for revalidation, with at least 1.5 SPA included in the core 10PA timetable. Additional SPA or DCC time may be commissioned in line with the skills of the successful candidate and changing requirements of the service. Examples may include formal teaching responsibilities or departmental leadership roles. Many in the department pursue research interests and/or have a strong commitment to service development and teaching applicants with a shared enthusiasm for these areas are encouraged.

About us

We provide care and support to over a million people in Wakefield and Kirklees in their homes, community settings and across our three hospital sites at Pontefract, Dewsbury and Pinderfields (Wakefield).

Always striving for excellence, we are at the forefront of innovation and research, and we invest in teaching and the development of our workforce.

We live by our values of caring, improving, being respectful and maintaining high standards. We listen and learn because we aim to make Mid Yorkshire the best place to work and receive care.

We value diversity and welcome talent and enthusiasm irrespective of age, disability, neurodivergence, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances including providing unpaid carers support to someone with a health and care need. As ethnic minority groups, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with a disability/neurodivergence are currently under-represented across the organisation, we encourage applications from members of these groups. We have policies and procedures to ensure all applicants are treated fairly and consistently.

We are proud of our staff networks - who offer valuable guidance and feedback from those with lived experience.

We have a clear vision and you could be part of this! If you share our values and you want to make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families and carers, we would love to hear from you.

Job description
Job responsibilities

This new post is offered on a full time (10 PA) basis although less than full time applications will be considered.

Duties will be based primarily on our Wakefield (Pinderfields) site although all our medical staff are involved in delivering care to patients on all our sites.

The main duties of the post will include

Outpatients (general and specialist)

Inpatient respiratory work including the Acute Respiratory Care Unit (Respiratory Level 1 Unit)

Urgent and Emergency Care duties for respiratory medicine including out-of-hours on-call schedules will take due account of the provisions of working time regulations and safe working

On-call duties are currently shared with 16 other colleagues on a specialist respiratory rota, currently assessed as 1 PA to cover post take ward rounds and evening work. On call commitments are as follows: Weekday evening work 3hrs post take ward round 1 in16 weekdays. Weekend work 7hrs post take ward round/ward cover 1 in 8 weekend days. Overnight on call 1 in 16 days. Category A intensity. Time off in lieu will be arranged via the job planning process

Supporting Professional Activities in accordance with the Trust Framework for revalidation, with at least 1.5 SPA included in the core 10PA timetable. Additional SPA or DCC time may be commissioned in line with the skills of the successful candidate and changing requirements of the service. Examples may include formal teaching responsibilities or departmental leadership roles. Many in the department pursue research interests and/or have a strong commitment to service development and teaching applicants with a shared enthusiasm for these areas are encouraged.

In 2021/22, Respiratory Medicine cared for 5,491 new outpatients and 8,954 follow-up patients.

Person Specification
Experience
Essential

  • Training in respiratory medicine

Desirable

  • Computer literate
  • Specific educational interests and evidence of educational ideas or project work.

GMC Registration
Essential

  • Please state full GMC number
  • Full GMC Registration with licence to practise
  • Inclusion on the GMC Specialist Register for Respiratory and General Medicine or within 6 months of obtaining CCT (or CESR / equivalent)

Qualifications
Essential

  • Medical Degree from recognised medical school
  • MRCP or equivalent

Desirable

  • Medical School Prizes
  • Audit or Case Presentations
  • Teaching qualification/ prize
  • Additional postgraduate qualifications

Management Skills
Essential

  • Demonstrates intelligent and analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Good time management.

Desirable

  • Possess good organisational and personal management skills

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