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Consultant Hepatologist

Job Description

This is a post for a Consultant Hepatologist to work closely with the existing twelve Consultants in the Department and is aimed at strengthening the existing GI services at Manchester Royal Infirmary ahead of further consultant expansion
The Department of Gastroenterology provides a local secondary care gastroenterology service to Central Manchester and Trafford populations. In addition, it provides the regional and tertiary referral service for many aspects gastroenterology including advanced endoscopy, tertiary IBD, pancreatology and hepatology services.
The department operates a 24/7 on-call service for acute gastroenterology and hepatology admissions. Patients are initially admitted through the MRI’s 56 bedded acute medical unit (AMU) which is staffed by specialist acute care Consultants and rotational junior doctors. Patients presenting with primarily GI problems are assessed and taken over via twice daily acute GI ward rounds. The on-call service also provides out-of-hours advice and endoscopy for acute GI bleeders. The rota is currently provided on a 1:12 basis with prospective cover for leave
Applicants must be fully registered medical practitioners and must possess a Certificate of Completion of Training in Medicine and Hepatology or be eligible to receive this within six months of interview.

The successful candidates will be required to apply for an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.

Interested applicants should complete the NHS Jobs application form and upload their CV with the application. Please complete the Person Specification and Additional Information and forward to the email address stated below.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Candidates are encouraged to visit the Department and discuss the post with prospective colleagues.
Initial points of contact are detailed below:

Dr Martin Prince Consultant Hepatologist / Clinical Director Tel  ( Phone number removed ) 
Dr Alistair Makin Consultant Gastroenterologist/ Endoscopy Director Tel  ( Phone number removed ) 
Ms Lisa Dunn Directorate Manager

The Trust reserves the right to close this post once a sufficient number of applications have been submitted. It is encouraged that you complete the application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust encourages equal opportunities and operates an Equal Opportunities Policy. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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UK Registration

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