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Applications are invited to apply for a Consultant in Respiratory Medicine at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. This is a replacement post offering 10 programmed activities. Additional programmed activities may be available, subject to annual discussion and agreement and do not form part of the underlying contractual agreement.
This role has recently been incentivised as a hard-to-recruit role and now offers additional Recruitment and Retention premiums for the successful candidate as below:
Applicants wishing to work flexibly will be considered.
You will be part of a five Consultant Respiratory Medicine team with an interest in Acute Care, Interventional Respiratory Medicine and Medical Education. You will be responsible for inpatient and outpatient care of Respiratory and General Medical patients. You will have responsibility for a quarter of the Respiratory bed base of 57 beds across two wards with 8 non-HDU NIV beds, and will cross cover your colleagues as and when required. Non-elective activity including clinics will be shared within the five Consultant team and two Senior Specialty Doctors. You will be a part of the general Medical on call at 1 in 24 frequency.
The wider Respiratory team is supported by a team of 12 juniors, 8 ANPs, 1 Physiotherapist, and 3 Physiologists. There is a dedicated visiting Thoracic Surgeon from Harefied Hospital, Oncology and Palliative Care support based locally and excellent links for tertiary care with Oxford, Papworth and The Brompton Hospital. You will have the opportunity to develop an interest in lung cancer, thoracoscopy, endo-bronchial ultrasound, as well as introduce new interventional procedures.
You will be expected to provide specialist respiratory consults in Acute Medicine, Critical Care and in other specialties. An interest in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and delivery of undergraduate curriculum for University of Buckingham Medical School will be expected, encouraged and duly supported through SPA activity.
Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital. This allows us to attract, train and retain the best doctors.
The hospital is the premier teaching hospital for the newly created University of Buckingham Medical School. The first students graduated in 2019 and currently all years of medical students are being taught at the hospital. There are significant opportunities in the field of medical education both in the delivery and organisation of teaching. A teaching and research background would be highly advantageous when applying for this position.
We believe the continued growth of the hospital will allow us to expand and improve our services to offer the very best care to the people of Milton Keynes, and beyond.
Located just 50 miles north of London, Milton Keynes has excellent access to the capital whilst being centrally located for Oxford and Cambridge and having ease of access to the north. Lying in attractive countryside, Milton Keynes offers first class facilities for sport, theatre, music, shopping and dining.
Doctors considering an application are encouraged to visit the hospital and to meet with potential clinical colleagues. The Chief Executive and/or Medical Director would also be happy to meet with doctors interested in this role, commitments allowing.
You will be part of a five Consultant Respiratory Medicine team responsible for inpatient and outpatient care of Respiratory and General Medical patients and have necessary skills to provide Acute Care, Thoracoscopy and Endobronchial Ultrasound. You will have responsibility for a quarter of the Respiratory bed base of 58 beds, and cross cover your colleagues as and when required. You will be a part of the General Medical on call at 1 in 22 frequency. You will have the opportunity to develop an interest in lung cancer, thoracoscopy, endo-bronchial ultrasound, and other interventional procedures. You will be expected to provide specialist respiratory consults in Acute Medicine, Critical Care and in other specialties. An interest and experience in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and delivery of undergraduate curriculum for University of Buckingham Medical School will be expected, encouraged and duly supported.
Please refer to the Job Description Person Specification for more information
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.
Alternatively, please contact:
Dr Rabinder Randhawa (Consultant Respiratory Physician)