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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/09/2020.

Acute Kidney Injury Clinical Lead (AKI) Clinical Lead - INTERNAL ONLY

Job Reference: 331-X2950820

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
Cross Bay, Lancaster
£79,860 - £107,668 pro rata

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

This post is only open to current employees of University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay and current employees of the Bay Health and Care Partners as below:

Morecambe Bay Clinical Commissioning Group

GP Providers Alliance

Lancashire County Council

Cumbria County Council

Lancashire Care Foundation Trust

North West Ambulance Service

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


If you are a current employee of any of the above organisations please mark your application as Internal


Acute Kidney Injury Clinical Lead

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic clinician to lead our Trusts approach to the management of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI).

The role will support the reduction of incidence of hospital acquired AKI by work with colleagues across our Trust and in primary care to improve the management of AKI including emergency admissions.

The role will be delivered via 1 PA per week covering all of our Hospital Sites and be in addition to your existing duties. You must have discussed your expression of interest with your Care Groups Clinical Director prior to submitting an expression of interest.

The AKI lead clinician must be registered with a license to practise in the UK by the GMC. The candidate must have been registered as a medical practitioner throughout the previous three years as at the date of appointment.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of AKI, experience in caring for these patients and have an understanding of the challenges facing our Trust and be capable of taking the lead in driving forward improvements of high standards of care across all of our Trusts hospital sites.

The principal responsibilities of the AKI clinical lead are:

  • To update the Executive Medical Director and executive Chief Nurse on the latest national advice for AKI
  • To maintain a Trust wide oversight of AKI and be the point of contact, for clinical operational teams.
  • To provide advice and guidance to clinicians and service managers and their teams on day to day matters.
  • To ensure that training is delivered across the Trust which incorporates the most up to date national guidance.
  • To develop policies, guidelines and protocols which incorporate ethical concerns ensuring that these are disseminated and implemented across the Trust.
  • To organise audits on AKI harms and compliance by the trust
  • To be responsible for ensuring that training is delivered to all operational clinical teams including junior doctors which are responsive to the latest national guidance.
  • To attend relevant local, and national activities in order to maintain up to date knowledge and to ensure compliance with legal and procedural requirements associated with the current processes relating to AKI.
  • To ensure active participation of clinicians in any relevant governance activities relating to AKI. This will include leading and participating in audits and investigations where appropriate and responding to complaints within the Trust’s expected timescale.
  • Work in conjunction with the Practice Educators for AKI and Acute Care Team.


If you require further information about this role please contact Shahedal Bari, Executive Medical Director e-mail: or Sue Smith, Executive Chief Nurse & Deputy Chief Executive,

Please submit your applications via TRAC / NHS Jobs .The closing date for applications is Sunday, 6th September 2020,

Please forward your expression of interest via e-mail on to Barbara Hubbold, PA to the Executive Medical Director;


Interview Date: TBC

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameGeorgina BarberJob titleExecutive PA to Sue SmithEmail addressGeorgina.Barber1@mbht.nhs.ukTelephone number01539 716697Additional contact information

Alternatively contact Barbara Hubbold

Executive PA to: Medical Director – Dr Shahedal Bari

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

Level 2, Westmorland General Hospital, Burton Road, Kendal, LA9 7RG


01539 716666 Ext: 46666

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