Consultant Respiratory Physician - Conquest (NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant) - Respiratory - East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust - #49027
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Consultant Respiratory Physician- Conquest Hospital
We are an organisation that places importance and pride on being clinically led and prioritise developing clinical leaders. We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague to join our team working to deliver consultant led, efficient, safe, and patient centred care in Respiratory and GIM. We are particularly keen to hear from candidates with an interest in asthma, COPD, EBUS and/or Bronchiectasis. Other interests that compliment those of the existing consultants would also be welcome. The trust is highly regarded for the under and post graduate education it provides and has a state-of-the-art Simulation Suite. Facilities for flexible bronchoscopy and full lung function exist at both acute sites; interventional bronchoscopies and pleural procedures are performed at Eastbourne. We have a tertiary level sleep service and home ventilation service based at Conquest Hospital and excellent thoracic surgery service support based at Guys Hospital.
Respiratory Ward cover; outpatient clinic's for routine, urgent and suspected lung cancer; advise and guidance to primary care; pleural procedures; EBUS, Bronch and other Thoracic interventional diagnostic procedures; GIM on-call cover.
We are proud to provide ‘Outstanding’ care and be a great place to work
We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000+ members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people’s own homes.
In 2020 the Care Quality Commission (CQC), rated us as ‘Good’ overall, and ‘Outstanding’ for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated ‘Outstanding’. Eastbourne DGH rated ‘Good’.
In 2020 the Trust launched its ambitious ‘Building for our Future’ programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.
Please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached.
If you have any questions about this position please do not hesitate to contact us.