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Microbiology Specialty Doctor

Employer
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Southall
Salary
£52,530 to £82,400 per annum
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

Job Details

Microbiology Specialty Doctor: Full Time(10 PAs)

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Salary scale: £52,530 - £82,400 per annum plus currently 8% of salary as allowance for 1 in 4 'on call' duties

Applications are invited for the post of NHS Locum Consultant in Medical Microbiology to work in our Trust. Based at Ealing Hospital but required to work at other Trust sites as necessary. London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated care Trusts in the country bringing together hospital and community services across the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our 9,000 staff, including 1,300 doctors and 4,000 nurses and serves a diverse population of approximately 850,000. The Trust was established in October 2014 following the merger of The North West London Hospitals NHS Trust and Ealing Hospital NHS Trust and has an annual budget of over £640 million.

Microbiology laboratory services for the Trust are currently provided at the Northwick Park Hospital site by The Doctors' Laboratory (TDL). The laboratory has full UKAS accreditation.

The Microbiology department has close working relationship with infectious diseases departments at Northwick Park and Ealing Hospital sites.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic and clinically focused Specialty Doctor with experience in clinical microbiology and antimicrobial stewardship in the UK. He or she will join the Microbiology team of 3.5 Consultants, 0.6 WTE Associate Specialist and 1.0 WTE Specialty Doctors to provide clinical microbiology service across the Trust's hospital sites (Northwick Park, St Marks, Ealing and Central Middlesex Hospitals) and the local communities.

Applicants must be on the GMC Register at the time of interview. Applications from candidates who, for personal reasons, are unable to work full-time will be eligible to be considered for this post.

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:

  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description
Job responsibilities

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

To work closely with the colleagues and the Infection Control Team in the management of patients.

To carry out duties assigned by senior colleagues.

To ensure that the process of producing the information contained in a Pathology report is carried out to the required professional standard.

To provide clinical advice to clinicians.

To enable and participate in clinical audit.

To participate in and contribute towards infection control matters including the Infection Control Committee meetings and Antibiotic Committee meetings and antimicrobial

To participate in appropriate teaching, training, and research and development stewardship.

To establish and maintain close liaison with all clinical departments within the hospital and to participate in meetings, ward rounds, audit etc as necessary to provide a high quality and effective clinical microbiology service.

For fuller description of responsibilities, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
  • Post Graduate qualification in Medical Microbiology
  • GMC registration

Experience
Essential

  • Previous relevant experience of working in a clinical microbiology department in an NHS Hospital in the UK for at least one year

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London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country. Our team of more than 8,000 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of approximately one million people providing hospital and community services to the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

As well as delivering community services across four London boroughs from multiple sites we run major acute hospital services at:

  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country’s top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark’s Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for colorectal disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, which also offers a range of outpatient services and urgent care centre.

We also provide specialist care at Meadow House Hospice. We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

To find out more about our Trust, why not view our video We are London North West University Healthcare

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • Honesty
  • Equality
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Teamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

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