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Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine - Bronchiectasis

Job Reference: 358-1232721-CON

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Respiratory
Location:
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
Salary:
£76,761 - £103,490 per annum

 

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Respiratory consultant to join our diverse and successful team at Glenfield Hospital, helping to shape our specialist Bronchiectasis Service. The post holder will join our established and highly experienced Bronchiectasis MDT which has a national reputation for clinical excellence.

 

The adult Bronchiectasis has grown steadily over the last 12 years with specialist clinics and an open access service provided for patients. Dr Simon Range is Clinical Lead for Bronchiectasis and CF and is also a member of the NHSE Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) Consortium as well as Medical Advisor for the PCD Society. Dr Chandra Ohri also has a special interest in Bronchiectasis and CF and has served on the BTS Lung Infection SAG. Professor Chris O’Callaghan leads the PCD diagnostic service at Leicester Royal Infirmary, one of only four nationally commissioned PCD centres. The Glenfield Bronchiectasis multidisciplinary team comprises of 2 physicians supported by a team of trainee doctors, 2 Bronchiectasis Nurse Specialists, 2 physiotherapists and 1 secretary.

 

The Bronchiectasis Team are based around ward 16 at Glenfield Hospital at any one time has approximately 8 bronchiectasis inpatients, as well as general respiratory patients. There is currently a weekly bronchiectasis clinic with 20-25 patients. At present there are approximately 600 patients in the Bronchiectasis Clinic, making it one of the largest bronchiectasis services in the country. The team also has close links with our microbiology, radiology and immunology colleagues. In addition, we also see many patients with complex pulmonary infection including nontuberculous mycobacteria. There are also several ward attenders throughout the week and the department runs a busy home IV antibiotic service. The department is currently taking part in a PCD genotyping study as well as several Bronchiectasis drug trials and there is opportunity for the post holder to undertake further research with the support of the Department of Respiratory Medicine’s NIHR Biomedical Research Centre.

 

The post holder will also contribute to our emergency care / on-call rota and support our inpatient base ward workload. Glenfield Respiratory services have a proven track record of innovation and the post holder will be expected to contribute to the on-going development of Bronchiectasis Specialist Service.

 

Closing date: 12th October 2018



For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Caroline Baxter, Consultant Physician in Respiratory

 

0116 2502640

 

Or

 

Karen Jones, General Manager

 

07930213169




We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

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Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

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 especially 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 for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


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