Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine

Organization: St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals

Posted: 20 March, 2020

Prescot,United kingdom


Job description

Main area Respiratory Medicine Grade NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant Contract Permanent Hours Full time: 10 PA's Job ref 409-2318633 Site Prescot Town Prescot Salary £79,860 - £107,668 per annum (YM72) Closing 19/04/2020 23:59 Interview date 18/05/2020 We are looking for a full-time Consultant Physician in Respiratory Medicine. The successful applicant will continue the development of acute and respiratory services for the Trust. The appointee will participate in elective and non-elective clinical activity for the department to support the service. The respiratory department has a total of 66 inpatient beds on two wards, 2B and 2C. The consultant appointed to this post will deliver daily sessions of care to respiratory inpatients on the respiratory wards in conjunction with two, weekly, outpatient clinics, as well as bronchoscopy services. The entire Consultant Respiratory team has move to this model of care, with separate inpatient/outpatient periods on a rotating basis. This innovation has promoted ambulatory care for patients with respiratory disease, improved the quality of inpatient care, reduced length of stay, and forged more cohesive day to day working relationships between the AMU staff and respiratory teams. In the Respiratory department model of care seven full time Respiratory Consultants are available Monday-Friday to provide inpatient and outpatient care, and eight Consultants are available for the weekend commitment. On average the Respiratory department manages 2800 inpatients per year, provides 8200 out patient appointments (including nurse led services). New to follow up ratio currently stands at 1:2 as supported by the national HED data. All Respiratory Physicians within the department adhere to the same manageable general Respiratory clinic outpatient template of 2 new patients and 10 review patients per clinic. Additional manageable templates are provided for the SpR trainees depending on year of training. This balances the overall workload. This post will be subject to an enhanced adults and children DBS. Applicants must be eligible for full registration with the GMC at the time of appointment. Applicants must have entry on the GMC Specialist Register via one of the following: 1) Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) (the proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of the interview) 2) Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR) (CESR candidates must have written GMC confirmation upon successful application) St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the BEST acute Trusts in England for the THIRD year running! The Trust is currently the only acute Trust in Cheshire and Merseyside, and is one of nine in the entire country, to achieve the title of OUTSTANDING, rated by the Care Quality Commission. We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit. Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time. Our latest achievements include: Trust rates Outstanding by the CQC – Inspection August 2018 Best in the NHS, Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment 2017 and 2018 The Trust achieved top marks in the country for areas including; cleanliness, food, privacy and dignity, facilities for patients living with dementia and disabilities, conditions, appearance and maintenance of the hospital buildings. Top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal) Best acute Trust in England (NHS Staff Survey 2017 and 2018) Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015) In the NHS Staff Survey 2018 the Trust scored the highest marks in the following areas; Positive organisation culture of safety Quality of care Staff engagement Staff morale Equality, diversity and inclusion Providing a safe environment for staff Our staff rated our Trust as the best place to work and receive treatment. The Trust has also been recognised, for the third year running, as being the top acute Trust in the entire country for staff engagement, staff motivation, and pride in the quality of care we provide to patients. Interview Date: AAC 18th May 2020 St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust are committed to providing an environment and services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity, we welcome applications from all sections of the communities we serve to enable us to reflect their diversity and improve the delivery of the services we provide. Any information gathered during the application process relating to protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010, is gathered for statistical purposes only and is not made available to recruiting managers at any stage of the recruitment process. As a ‘ Disability Confident Employer ’ we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants who consider themselves to have a disability and who meet the minimum selection criteria (essential) at each stage of the selection process. you can indicate your wish submit an application under the Trust's guaranteed interview scheme in the personal information section of the online application form. If you consider yourself to be disabled or have any other long term health issues and have special support needs in applying for a job, attending for an interview or in undertaking any tests as part of a selection process, please inform us of any reasonable adjustments you require in order for us to support you in maximising your ability to gain employment with us. The Trust is a non-smoking site. Failure to follow this rule could lead to disciplinary action. If you are experiencing difficulties in accessing the electronic application form. Please email the team, recruitment@sthk.nhs.uk Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received from which a shortlist can be confirmed therefore you are advised to apply at your earliest convenience.