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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/12/2020.

Trust Respiratory Interventional Pulmonology Fellow

Job Reference: 358-2777644-RRCV

University Hospitals of Leicester
Glenfield General Hospital, Leicester
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Senior Respiratory Registrar / Clinical Fellow / Out of Programme Training Fellowship

Interventional Pulmonology (Pleural/Thoracoscopy/EBUS) RESPIRATORY MEDICINE

The Respiratory Unit at Glenfield Hospital has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated (≥ST5 registrar/post-CCT) respiratory registrar/fellow to develop advanced skills in Interventional Respiratory Techniques/Pleural Disease. This post is available for at least 12 months in the first instance with a negotiable start date.

This is an exciting opportunity to consolidate advanced respiratory skills in a centre with a track record of innovative service delivery and training, serving a population of 1,000,000. The post holder will be based at Glenfield Hospital. Glenfield Hospital’s Respiratory Unit has a national and international reputation for its clinical and research portfolio.

The successful applicant will work with the Pleural/Lung Cancer Service as determined by the job description. The post will allow competency to be achieved in thoracic USS, EBUS-TBNA (linear/radial) bronchoscopy, cryobiopsy, medical thoracoscopy and indwelling pleural catheters at the very least as well as the running of a busy Pleural Clinic and exposure to other procedures (thermoplasty, valves, LVR MDT etc) offered by the department.

The post holder will help with general respiratory ward duties on our pleural-themed ward alongside the interventional work. The post is ideally suited to a senior trainee (≥ST5) who wishes to add further specialist clinical, management and potentially research skills to their portfolio prior to taking up a definitive Consultant post with an interest in Pleural Disease/Intervention/Lung Cancer but equally registrars in training who wish increase their repertoire of procedural skills whilst consolidating their respiratory training. Interested applicants are advised to review the job description and personal specification carefully to ensure the post is suitable to their requirements.

The successful appointee will be expected to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and clinical audit. The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust consists of three acute teaching hospitals serving the population of Leicestershire. It is fully committed to Continuing Medical Education for consultants.

For further information and for an informal discussion, please contact;

Dr Rakesh Panchal, Consultant Respiratory Physician with interest in Interventional Pulmonology on 0116 258 3844 or e-mail or Dr Muhammad Tufail, Consultant Respiratory Physician –

Only short-listed candidates will receive further notification.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameRakesh PanchalJob titleConsultant Respiratory PhysicianEmail addressrakesh.panchal@uhl-tr.nhs.ukTelephone number0116 258 3844

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UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

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This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

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We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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