QEHB provides direct clinical services to nearly 800,000 patients every year, serving a regional, national and international population. We are a regional centre for cancer, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe. The Trust has the largest kidney programme in the UK and is a major specialist centre for burns and plastic surgery.
We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver, oncology and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.
We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. As a result of its clinical expertise in treating trauma patients and military casualties, QEHB has been designated both a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).
We have just over 9000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.
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Applications are invited for the post of Junior Specialist Doctor to work within the Respiratory Medicine team for a duration of 12 Months.
The department of Respiratory Medicine University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust currently has twelve consultants & four SpR’s.The post provides support to the ST, FY2 and FY1 doctors managing respiratory inpatients. Other duties include attendance at two outpatient clinics per week, bronchoscopy, fielding referrals and teaching. The post will require work at nights and weekends on the on-call rota for acute medicine in Clinical Decisions Unit, New Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
The post would particularly suit someone with experience in respiratory medicine who is planning to pursue this speciality as a career
While these posts are not formally recognised for training, they offer an exceptional opportunity to gain skills and experiences in the management of respiratory patients, many of whom are critically ill. Some exposure to bronchoscopy is also included. Active educational support, tailored to the individuals’ experience and needs, will be provided through an assigned educational supervisor.
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is committed to providing excellent teaching and developmental support for all our staff, students and trainees to ensure we have a workforce able to provide the best in care. UHB has as dedicated multi professional Education Team with expertise to ensure education and training is tailored to meet your identified development needs, and delivered in appropriate ways, from lectures and academic programmes to simulated and hand on skills training. Our training is hosted in UHB's own excellent facilities. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) site is also located next to the University of Birmingham, which is a major provider of health-related education.
The terms and conditions of service are UHB terms for JSD’s, a summary of which can be found on the additional document attached to the NHS Jobs application form.
The post is subject to a probation period of 3 months. Successful completion of the probationary period is required for the continuation of the JSD programme.
Further details may be obtained from:
Dr Richard Thompson Consultant Respiratory Physician
Tel no: ( Phone number removed )
Please submit an online application, ensuring you attach a copy of your CV.
All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.
One of our values is HONESTY therefore we encourage applicants to tell us about convictions, cautions, reprimands, warnings, for some posts, this may include if the convictions are considered to be spent, in the application and interview process. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences. Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to 'Two Ticks', will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.
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For enquiries regarding this vacancy, please contact the Medical Recruitment Team on: ( Phone number removed ) or 18395
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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