12 Jun 2018

Permanent Consultant Gastroenterologist

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust – Posted by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation TrustLancaster, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

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

Do you want to work for an organisation who has just received an overall rating of GOOD from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) with a rating of OUTSTANDING in care?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Trust, which is one of the largest providers of healthcare in the area. University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust covers a large geographic area which encompasses the Furness peninsula, the city of Lancaster and the Lake District. We provide a comprehensive range of acute and support hospital services to a population of 350,000 based around Morecambe Bay. One of the largest employers in the area, we have approximately 6,000 staff working across five sites; Furness General Hospital (Barrow in Furness), Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Westmorland General Hospital (Kendal), Ulverston Community Health Centre and Queen Victoria Centre (Morecambe). By joining us you will be part of a progressive team committed to diversity, excellence and achievement.

We are seeking to recruit 2 new consultants to join a team of 9 consultants, 1 SAS doctor, 2 Advanced Nurse Practitioners and 4 Clinical Nurse Specialists.

You will demonstrate an interest in Gastroenterology and have a broad experience of all General Medical conditions. There will be an on call commitment.

The Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School and Health Education England North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as we co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme.

Consultant Gastroenterology Physicians must be fully registered with the GMC and be on the Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining your CCT award at the time of interview.

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay are keen to attract enthusiastic committed individuals and in return, will offer an attractive relocation package of £30,000 and generous SPA allowance as part of the job plan for the right candidate.

We are keen to promote flexible working opportunities wherever possible to support the needs of the service.

Interview expenses will be paid from point of entry to the UK.

We welcome informal discussions/visits.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr John Keating or Dr Andrew Higham
Tel: 01229 491623 / 01524 583343

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Job Categories: medical. Job Types: Permanent. Salary: 80,000 - 100,000. Job expires in 25 days.

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