Consultant in ENT - Otology

NHS Highland
Inverness, Highland
04 Oct 2019
01 Nov 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for this full time replacement post of Consultant Otolaryngologist based in Raigmore Hospital, Inverness. The successful applicants will participate, along with five colleagues, in providing the ENT service to Highland, Western Isles and also to part of West Grampian as part of a clinical network. The post covers a total population of approximately 350,000. The successful applicants will have operating and outpatient sessions in Raigmore Hospital in Inverness with some clinical sessions in peripheral hospitals throughout Highland, Western Isles, and West Grampian Regions.

Raigmore Hospital is a modern District General Hospital of approximately 454 beds with extensive training responsibilities for both undergraduates and postgraduates and serving a very wide geographical area. It is one of the 5 Cancer Centres in Scotland and has clinical facilities comparable with most University Teaching Hospitals with expanding research support and opportunities.

There is a well-organised and well-established ENT service within the Highlands supplying clinical services to both the central population around Inverness and also the more remote and rural parts of the Highlands and Western Isles. There is well-developed sub-specialisation within the department including Head and Neck Oncology, Thyroid and parathyroid, Otology, Rhinology, Paediatrics and Facial Plastics.

The postholders will be expected to support these services with a specific interest in Otology working within the team to continue to provide a high class clinical service to the population of the region.

Applicants must be on the General Medical Council Specialist Register with a Licence to Practise or within 6 months of obtaining CCT in Otolaryngology at time of interview.

Informal enquiries to Mr Angus Cain, Service Lead, Consultant ENT Surgeon –

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