Specialty Physician in Respiratory job with Northampton Basic Hospital NHS Belief.


That is an thrilling alternative for a motivated particular person who’s seeking to progress via the CESR route or to a Specialist submit in Respiratory medication. The division is dedicated to supporting the profitable candidate with both route they resolve to pursue. This is a chance to affix an formidable and forward-looking staff. The submit is full time (10 periods), fastened time period submit as a Specialty Physician. It’s anticipated the profitable candidate with assist the event of pleural companies together with ambulatory pneumothorax pathway, indwelling drains and doubtlessly assist to determine a thoracoscopy service. It’s anticipated the candidate will assist the most cancers service growth as we attempt to make Northampton Basic hospital a most cancers centre of excellence. The submit holder shall be supported by a newly recruited doctor affiliate in pleural illness, and it’s anticipated additional pleural nurses shall be employed within the close to future topic to a present enterprise case.

The submit holder shall be supported by the present substantive consultants.

Fundamental duties of the job

Precept parts of the submit

  • Supervise and prepare junior medical employees together with being Academic and or Scientific Supervisor
  • Supervise specialist nurses / doctor associates and different respiratory trainees in pleural procedures
  • Assessing and appraising juniors
  • Proceed to develop subspecialty curiosity of selection
  • Undertake outpatient clinics
  • Undertake pleural process and bronchoscopy / EBUS periods
  • Concerned in Care-flow (Inner referral programs from different specialties) o Attend lung most cancers MDT periods
  • Being a part of and contribute to the Mortality and Morbidity assembly
  • Undertake respiratory outpatients
  • Contribute to periods on Becket ward (respiratory ward)

About us

Our present consultants are: Dr Fiona McCann (Scientific Lead), Dr Brian Richardson (FY1 Programme Director), Dr Philip Pearson (Lung Most cancers Lead) Locum submit 1, Locum submit 2

We’re a welcoming and pleasant group of clinicians who’re at the moment embarking on an thrilling new journey inside respiratory medication at Northampton Basic Hospital. We consider the staff is the important thing to our success and work arduous to make sure the respiratory division is a supportive, enjoyable and motivated group of people. We’re at the moment present process important growth of the footprint of each our chest clinic and gaining a Degree 1 Respiratory Assist unit which permits us to develop the service in a really optimistic technique to fulfil the wants of our sufferers. There are lots of thrilling alternatives forward of us. We describe the present service initially after which the up and coming modifications which might be taking place inside our service additional within the hooked up job description.

Job description

Job obligations

The appointed candidate will be capable to work independently beneath direct and oblique supervision as required, and to assist the present respiratory staff to supply basic respiratory companies to Northampton Basic Hospital NHS Belief. This consists of finishing up outpatient clinics, supporting trainee medical doctors within the division and nursing employees and seeing sufferers on the ward. There is no such thing as a dedication to the on-call basic medical companies.

Please see the hooked up JD for additional data.

The job plan displays the emphasis that the Belief locations on training, each of undergraduates and postgraduates and the profitable candidate can be required to take an energetic half in training.

Assist for the Position

You may be supplied with secretarial assist and computing amenities to have the ability to entry all the data expertise required to your function. We have now on-line dictation, prescribing, discharge summaries, clinic letters, investigation requests and outcomes and radiology.

Proposed Job Plan







2WW clinic

Nodule digital clinic

Pleural procedures

Service growth

EBUS / Pleural procedures



Pleural clinic

EBUS / Admin

Educating / supervising




Lung MDT


Different alternatives can embody taking part within the basic medical take / further clinics (ready checklist initiatives).

Individual Specification



  • Related speciality diploma qualification
  • Another submit requirement (e.g. Expertise in Respiratory, and many others)


  • MRCP
  • MD, PhD or different increased diploma



  • Expertise of Audit
  • Educating of Junior Employees



  • A specialist curiosity in a specialist space to enhance the opposite consultants within the division


  • Publication(s) in recognised journals
  • Analysis challenge(s) referring to speciality



  • Organisational Abilities
  • Communication Abilities




  • Full registration and license to observe with Basic Medical Council

BMJRef: BMJ-80522/265-4291628



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