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  • Advert number: 302120-0
  • Posted Date: 03/05/12
  • Closing Date: 04/06/12

KETTERING GENERAL HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

Consultant Physician

Respiratory and General Internal Medicine

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Physician in Respiratory and General Internal Medicine, commencing as soon as possible. You will join a team of three Respiratory Consultants supported by three SpRs, two Trust Grade Registrars and six junior doctors. You would provide inpatient and outpatient services in Respiratory Medicine; Acute Physician cover on Medical Assessment Unit for one day each week, and participate in 1:17 Acute on-call rota for General Medicine. An interest in lung cancer/medical thoracoscopy, COPD or sleep apnoea is desirable.

There is excellent support from Specialist Nurses in COPD, lung cancer and TB. We have newly refurbished Pulmonary Function laboratory with dedicated Pulmonary Physiologists. We have excellent bronchoscopy services (twice a week), lung cancer MDT (weekly), respiratory teaching sessions (weekly), and GIM Grand Rounds (weekly). The working environment in the department is extremely supportive for professional growth and scholarly activities.

You must hold full GMC registration and be on Specialist Register for Respiratory and General Internal Medicine or within six months of achieving this at time of interview.

Kettering General Hospital Foundation Trust is an affiliated Teaching Hospital that provides services to over 360,000 people in north Northamptonshire. Since becoming a Foundation Trust in 2008, the hospital has embarked on a programme of progressive development and innovation.

Kettering is within easy reach of major cities, including London, Birmingham, Oxford and Cambridge. The housing market is competitively priced and offers a number of market towns and beautiful villages. There is excellent educational provision in the area, both state and public and sports, leisure and recreational facilities to meet the needs of the whole family.

Interested applicants are encouraged to discuss the post with Dr S Fayyaz Hussain, Lead Respiratory Physician, telephone 01536 492231 or Dr Naeem Shaukat, Associate Medical Director, Medicine on 01536 492807. If you have any queries please contact Lauren Fulton, Medical HR Advisor on 01536 492894.

For further details, a job description, and to apply for this post, please go to www.jobs.nhs.uk quoting reference number 264-7285.

Closing date: 4th June 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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