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Respiratory
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Locum: 12 months (Maternity Leave Cover)
Hours
Full time - 10 sessions per week (10 PAs)
Job ref
358-4044164-MED-A
Employer
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Glenfield Hospital
Town
Leicester
Closing
Today at 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Locum Consultant General Respiratory Medicine

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance

Job overview

Respiratory Medicine at Glenfield Hospital has a national and international reputation for its academic and clinical services.
This is a 12 month maternity leave cover post and the appointee will join a dynamic and forward thinking Respiratory team. You will contribute to our urgent and emergency care portfolio, support our inpatient base ward workload in line with the Keogh standards.

The overriding purpose is to support the provision of highest quality patient care through personal actions and continuous improvement.


A Cardiac and Respiratory Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) service, run jointly with the Clinical Decision Unit (CDU) was established in 2021. It has been very successful and there are ambitious plans to develop it further. You will have the opportunity to influence the future of the respiratory SDEC by joining (and leading) an enthusiastic multidisciplinary
team.
We manage 5 base respiratory wards (134 beds), each with a sub-specialist theme:
 Short stay unit (ward 24)
 Pleural disease and cancer (ward 29)
 Respiratory Support Unit (Ward 20),
 Cystic fibrosis, chronic suppurate lung disease and IL

Main duties of the job

An opportunity has arisen to join our diverse and successful team at Glenfield Hospital for a Locum Respiratory Consultant position.

This is a 12 month maternity leave cover post and the appointee will join a dynamic and forward thinking Respiratory team. The post holder will contribute to our urgent and emergency care portfolio, support our inpatient base ward workload in line with the Keogh standards.  This is a 10 PA locum post but applications will be considered from suitable candidates who would like to work less than full time.

Glenfield Respiratory services have a proven track record of innovation and the post holder will be expected to support the on-going development of services.

Key Tasks for the post include:

  1. Maintenance of the highest clinical standards in the management of patients.
  2. To share with colleagues responsibility for the day-to-day management of patients.
  3. To promote new ways of working and co-ordinating care for patients in the community and to ensure that services are based on effective and integrated partnerships across the health community.
  4. Supervise and train junior medical staff.
  5. To be involved in appraising and assessing juniors.
  6. Teaching, research and administration.
  7. To actively participate in both departmental and Trust matters concerning Clinical Governance and audit.

 

 

 

 

 

Working for our organisation

Clinically we have specialist services in Lung cancer with advanced bronchoscopic and pleural techniques, Mesothelioma and regional MDT, pleural diseases, severe asthma: nationally commissioned centre, cystic fibrosis and bronchiectasis, TB, advanced COPD, complex home ventilation, interstitial lung disease, exercise and sports medicine, allergy.


Glenfield CDU is the largest single cardio-respiratory receiving unit in the UK taking 70+ patients, on average, daily. 70% of our attendances are direct from primary care. Supporting this emergency workload we have developed ambulatory care services for pulmonary embolism and pleural disease and a GP assessment unit. There are also comprehensive specialist nursing teams for COPD, asthma, TB, pleural diseases and
pneumonia.


Our hospital established a Cardiac and Respiratory Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) service, run jointly with Clinical Decision Unit (CDU) in 2021. It has been very successful and there are ambitious plans to develop it further

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The overriding purpose is to support the provision of highest quality patient care through personal actions and continuous improvement.
-To participate in general respiratory service development and business planning in collaboration with the other Consultants in the department, the CMG and local GPs and commissioners within the local CCGs.
- Professional supervision and management of junior medical staff including the observance of local employment and human resource policies and procedures;
-Responsibilities for carrying out teaching, examination and accreditation duties as required and contributing to undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education activity, locally and nationally.
- In line with GMC Good Medical Practice it is the responsibility of the post-holder to ensure that all duties are carried out to the highest possible standard, and in accordance with current quality initiatives within the area of work.
-The post-holder is expected to respond in a timely fashion to legitimate requests from Trust officers – this might include investigations of incidents or complaints.
-The post-holder is expected to participate in teaching and training of junior staff and other clinical staff groups. The appointee will also have supervision responsibilities for junior medical staff within the specialty. If appropriate the postholder will be named in the contract of junior staff as the person responsible for overseeing their training and as an initial source of advice to such doctors regarding their careers.
-The post-holder is expected to participate in professional continuing medical education; study leave is provided for this purpose.
-The post-holder will be expected to undertake the Trust Corporate and Directorate specific Induction and competency Programmes appropriate to role.

- The post-holder will be required to maintain their continuing professional
development (CPD) to be able to successfully revalidate. As per the Trust
requirement the successful candidate will be required to have annual appraisal and attend / keep fully up to date with statutory and mandatory training as stipulated.

Person specification

Qualifications / Training

Essential criteria
  • MB BS or Equivalent Full GMC Registration Fully Accredited for Higher Specialist

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Fully trained in respiratory and general medicine

Communication

Essential criteria
  • Clear, fluent and articulate in verbal and written presentation

Management

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of Clinical Management with evidence of delivering change, preferably within an acute care setting

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Gerrit Woltman
Job title
Head of Service
Email address
gerrit.woltmann@uhl-tr.nhs.uk
Telephone number
0116 258 2938
Additional information

Gerrit Woltmann

 Dept of Respiratory Medicine

 Glenfield Hospital

 Leicester

 LE3 9QP

 

 

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