Friendly and enthusiastic consultant team
Beautiful location on the Norfolk coast
One of HSJ “Best NHS Places to Work”
This post will attract a reward payment of up to £40,000 for joining the Trust within this post.
We are looking for a dynamic and motivated Consultant in Respiratory Medicine to join our friendly and enthusiastic respiratory team at the James Paget University Hospital.
The Hospital is situated in a mainly rural area in one of the most open, picturesque, safe and unspoilt parts of the country, offering a competitive property market, good local schools, easy access to the coast and an abundance of outdoor, sporting and recreational activities. The historic city of Norwich is only 30 minutes away and has an international airport; there are excellent rail links to London and easy access to the ports of Felixstowe and Harwich for access to Europe. The post will appeal to candidates who seek a high quality of life combined with a practical clinical role within a secure and well-run hospital, distinguished by its supportive and friendly culture.
The JPUH have been given an overall rating of “Good,” following the Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection which took place in September 2019. This places us in the top 30% of acute trusts in the country.
This is an opportunity to join a highly motivated respiratory team, comprising of three substantive consultants and one long term locum consultant, supported by a multidisciplinary specialist team including nursing, physiologists and support staff, providing a comprehensive service of the highest quality for both inpatient and outpatient services.
Respiratory services and investigative facilities include; flexible bronchoscopy, EBUS, transbronchial biopsies, medical thoracoscopy, Pulmonary Function Laboratory, overnight oximetry, sleep studies and operation of a “fast track” straight to CT service for lung cancer.
We have a close working relationship with the Thoracic Surgery and Oncology departments at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and regional access to Difficult Asthma MDTs
We also participate in National COPD, Asthma and Lung Cancer Audits.
The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (JPUH) provides medical services for a population of approximately 230,000 living in South East Norfolk and North East Suffolk, plus a large number of visitors to the coast and Broads National Park during the summer months. In addition, it provides approximately 1/3 of the secondary care teaching for the expanding Norwich Medical School at the University of East Anglia, where the appointee will be given the opportunity to play a significant teaching role.
Prospective candidates should be within 6 months of obtaining a CCT, or be listed on the Specialist Register of the GMC, for Respiratory and General (Internal) Medicine. The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy.