Specialty Registrar (ST3) (LAT/LAS) post in Renal Medicine 

NHS Grampian
£32,157 - £50,563
27 Jun 2019
28 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary - from August 2019

Become an important part of a large team, at the heart of delivering high quality, patient-centred care for the half-million people who live in Grampian. Not to mention, enjoy some of our numerous benefits and excellent resources from living in one of the UK’s finest cities.

Applications are invited for a 6 month LAT/LAS post in Renal Medicine in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. 

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary is the major teaching hospital for the North East of Scotland. The Renal unit provides tertiary services for the NHS Grampian Region and the Shetland and Orkney Islands. Peritoneal and Haemodialysis are provided across the region through a network of satellite units all managed from the main unit in Aberdeen. In-patient care is provided in the recently opened state of the art Emergency Care Centre. Acute Renal Replacement is provided within the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and takes patients from across the region. Multisystem vasculitis is a particular interest of the unit and is managed in a collaborative manner with specialists from the departments of Rheumatology, Respiratory Medicine and Medical Ophthalmology. Renal transplantation is carried out in the Edinburgh Transplant Unit with patients returning for ongoing follow up in Aberdeen around 1 week after operation. The unit has an active research programme working jointly with Aberdeen University. Key interests range from the basic biology of Renal Inflammatory Disease to the epidemiology of Chronic Kidney Disease and associated health servicing planning. There are excellent post graduate educational facilities further enhanced by the newly opened Suttie centre for medical education.

The post would join a team of ST’s and Clinical Fellows and would work with 6 NHS Consultants and 1 Academic Consultant. 

The standard working week is 40 hours. The Pay Banding for the post will reflect the working pattern in operation from your first day of taking up appointment. This will be advised to you on offer of appointment, after interview. 

 Aberdeen is well known for its superb quality of life and enjoys first class amenities, housing and schools. There are excellent connections with other British cities and the continent, flying time to London is one hour with more than 20 daily flights - and road and rail links to all points north and south are easily accessible. Aberdeenshire includes some of the most spectacular countryside in Europe with Royal Deeside and the Cairngorm Mountain National Park and a wide range of outdoor pursuits within easy reach or commute of the city.

Applicants must have full registration with the General Medical Council with a licence to practise (For more information visit www.gmc-uk.org) and ideally MRCP UK. Previous Renal experience is desirable but not essential.

For LAT appointment - The Postgraduate Dean confirms that this placement and/or programme has the required educational and Postgraduate Dean's approval.

Applicants may be eligible for excess travel and relocation expenses. Information regarding nationally agreed excess travel and relocation are contained in NHS Circular PCS(DD) 2010/8.  NHS Grampian’s relocation policy can be accessed by visiting http://www.scotmt.scot.nhs.uk/recruitment/specialty-recruitment/key-documents/relocation-policies.aspx 

For LAS appointment - This post does not have educational approval from the Postgraduate Dean and will not be recognised for training

For further information please contact Dr Carol Brunton, Consultant Renal Physician (carol.brunton@nhs.net) on 01224 559502 or Dr David Walbaum, Consultant Renal Physician  (david.walbaum@nhs.net) on 01224 558936.

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Closing date Sunday, 28 July 2019.