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- Durham, UK
- Full-time employment
- Posted on 10 Nov, 2018
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The Division of Gastroenterology at County Durham is poised for a change to deliver services across the County in an integrated manner. We are now looking to enhance our existing team of 6 substantive Consultant Gastroenterologists and 2 Endoscopy Consultants to substantive Gastroenterology Consultants, replacing our 3 Locum Consultants.
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest integrated care providers in England, serving a population of around 600,000 people. We are a high performing organisation with a track record of success in delivering a high quality GI and endoscopy services, together with an emphasis on clinical research, audit and endoscopic innovation. The Service reconfiguration plans for Gastroenterology in the future include centralisation of inpatient care to 2 dedicated wards, development of a Day treatment Suite, and provision of a 7 day specialty service. There is a plan to integrate outpatient and endoscopy services into the new model, and develop subspecialty interests in IBD, small bowel and nutrition, hepatology care, and pancreatobiliary medicine. We also have a proven track record for encouraging research though strong links with a number of partnering organisations like Durham, Newcastle and Teesside Universities, NIHR and the regional Comprehensive research Network (CRN), the Northern region Endoscopy Group and the Hepatology Network.
The service is now seeking to appoint three Consultant Gastroenterologists who demonstrate dynamic, flexible and innovative approaches to their work and who have the clinical expertise within the specialty of Gastroenterology to drive forward operational and strategic transformation which will underpin consistent and high quality care for our patients.
The prospective applicants should have excellent communication and negotiation skills and an ability to work flexibly and effectively within the existing team.
With the support of senior management and the existing clinical team the post holders will have the opportunity to take part in operational and strategic discussions which will support the transformation the service over the next 3-5 years. The department has a bold vision and is committed to developing service innovation and professional development, with the delivery of 7 day speciality cover at the heart of the service redesign. As part of this strategy the service are looking to provide inpatient care at a two site, whilst maintaining outpatient clinical and endoscopic service at all other sites.
In order to attract high calibre applicants the service is looking to expand its sub speciality interests in IBD, small bowel and nutrition, liver disease, and pancreatobilary disease and would welcome interest from candidates with interests and skills in these areas of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
The post holders would supported by 4 Specialist Registrars, 4 Core Medical Trainees, 4 Foundation trainees and 8 Clinical Nurse Specialists, 4 Research Nurses and several Nurse endoscopists within the service.
For further information regarding the post to discuss and arrange a visit, please contact Dr Anjan Dhar, Reader in Medicine, Consultant Gastroenterologist and Clinical Lead on 01388 455170 or Dr Paul Peter, Care Group Director, through his secertary. Please note this position requires a Disclosure Barring Service check (DBS) formerly CRB.
Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:40 Hours/WeekPay Scheme:Hospital Medical and Dental StaffPay Band: Consultant Staff Group:Medical & DentalSpecialty/Function:AEC
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