Applications are invited for this full time replacement post of Consultant Otolaryngologist based in Raigmore Hospital, Inverness. The successful applicant will participate, along with six colleagues, in providing the ENT service to Highland, Western Isles and also to part of West Grampian as part of a clinical network. The post covers a total population of approximately 350,000. The successful applicant will have operating and outpatient sessions in Raigmore Hospital in Inverness with clinical sessions in peripheral hospitals throughout Highland, Western Isles, and West Grampian Regions.
Raigmore Hospital is a modern District General Hospital of approximately 454 beds with extensive training responsibilities for both undergraduates and postgraduates and serving a very wide geographical area. It is one of the 5 Cancer Centres in Scotland and has clinical facilities comparable with most University Teaching Hospitals with expanding research support and opportunities.
Inverness is a rapidly growing city situated in most attractive surroundings and providing unrivalled opportunities for outdoor recreational pursuits. Other than a wide and varied clinical practice, the other obvious advantages of working within Highland are these opportunities for outdoor hobbies, excellent schools, a varied social scene which is bolstered by tourism in the summer months and overall an impressive quality of life.
There is a well-organised and well-established ENT service within the Highlands supplying clinical services to both the central population around Inverness and also the more remote and rural parts of the Highlands and Western Isles. There is well-developed sub-specialisation within the department including Head and Neck Oncology, Otology, Rhinology, Paediatrics and Facial Plastics.
The postholder will be expected to support these services and develop an interest in either Otology or Head and Neck surgery, working within the team to continue to provide a high class clinical service to the population of the region.
Applicants must be on the General Medical Council Specialist Register with a Licence to Practise or within 6 months of obtaining CCT in Otolaryngology at time of interview.