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Resident Medical Officer

Job Description

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is the largest heart and lung centre in the UK and among the largest in Europe. We are a partnership of two specialist hospitals which are known throughout the world for their expertise, standard of care and research success.


Royal Brompton Hospital

Resident Medical Officer in Private Patients

Available to start ASAP

The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is the UK’s largest post-graduate specialist heart and lung centre. We are a world famous organisation with a proud history in the investigation, treatment and research of heart and lung disease. From our two sites – in Chelsea, London and Harefield, Middlesex – we strive to develop our staff both personally and professionally to ensure our patients get the first class service they deserve.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the private patients department at the Royal Brompton Hospital as a Resident Medical Officer in Private patients. If successful you will be joining a dynamic team with an International reputation in adult cardiac and thoracic medicine/surgery. There will be opportunities for continuing professional development, structured education programmes and research.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the provision and day-to-day running of an efficient and effective Private Inpatient Service. The candidates applying for this post must be GMC registered and have an interest in gaining further experience in cardiac and thoracic medicine.

This position will be based at The Royal Brompton Hospital and is a fixed term appointment for 6 months in the first instance, extendable by mutual consent up to a maximum of 23 months.

For further information, Please contact Gail Lyons (Private Patient service Manager) ( Email address removed ) or through telephone switchboard  ( Phone number removed ) . Alternative, contract Medical HR on ( Email address removed ) or call  ( Phone number removed )  x 2236 quoting reference 312-B-RMOPP-096F

Please apply for the position using the 'Apply for this job' button. Please complete the online application form and include the full names, work addresses and fax numbers of three clinical referees, one of which must be your current or most recent employer.

Shortlisting details and interview arrangements will be communicated via email therefore please ensure you check your email account regularly following the closing date. In addition the Trust will be chasing up references via email so please ensure you include the email addresses and contact numbers for your referees to avoid delay in the recruitment process.

The closing date for applications is 25th October 2016

Interview date: Shortly after closing date

Staff benefits include: subsidised childcare facilities, occupational pension scheme, personal development and training opportunities, flexible working and subsidised accommodation is available on both sites.

To ensure that our workforce is representative of the population we serve, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The Trust has a duty to safeguard all patients and provide additional measures for patients who are less able to protect themselves from harm or abuse. All staff have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of ALL adults, children and young people in the Trust. This including patients, visitors and those using our facilities . Safeguarding means protecting people's health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect and is fundamental to high-quality health.

Due to the popularity of some positions, we reserve the right to close the vacancies early on receipt of sufficient applicants.

In an effort to reduce the Trusts carbon footprint all correspondence regarding this vacancy will be by electronic means i.e. email or text message please ensure you check your emails regularly.

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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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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