Consultant in Respiratory Medicine



Consultant in Respiratory Medicine


Current NHS Consultant Terms and Conditions

We are seeking applications for one Consultant in Respiratory Medicine who will be based at The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough.

The successful applicants will be working as part of our team of six Consultant Physicians within the Directorate of Respiratory Medicine on The James Cook University Hospital site. These posts offer an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic clinicians to join the team in developing both acute and chronic respiratory services and the post holders will participate in all aspects of the service. The successful candidates would participate in a specialist respiratory on-call with no acute medicine on-call commitments.

The Directorate of Respiratory Medicine includes a 29 bedded inpatient ward with a Respiratory Support Unit for non-invasive ventilation; a Lung Cancer Nursing Team; TB Nursing Team; COPD Outreach Service and a Specialist Respiratory Physiology Laboratory. Consultant led Acute Respiratory Assessment Service and Pleural Day Case Service runs weekly. Candidates with an interest in interstitial lung disease/non-invasive ventilation would complement the current team.

Facilities for interventional bronchoscopy are available in a modern endoscopy suite. Endobronchial ultrasound, bronchial stenting, argon plasma coagulation and electrocautery tumour de-bulking are done routinely. Advanced Emphysema MDT and endoscopic Lung volume reduction has been commissioned recently. The hospital has an excellent cardiothoracic unit and two consultant radiologists with an interest in respiratory disease/thoracic malignancy. The trust is a designated Lung Cancer Centre with radiotherapy and chemotherapy services available at The James Cook University Hospital site.

Working in the North East offers an excellent quality of life for professionals. This area boasts great transport links with easy access to a beautiful coastline/countryside and a great range of local amenities, excellent schools, shopping and nightlife. London and Edinburgh are just 2.5 hours by train.

Applicants should possess full GMC registration, MRCP (or equivalent) and either already be on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of receiving their Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) at the time of interview.

The successful candidates will be appointed under the current terms and conditions of service for NHS Consultants. Full consideration will be given to applicants who wish to apply for a reduced/part time contract.

Job Description, further details and applications to be made online at NHS Jobs.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name - Dr Sathyamurthy

Job title - Clinical Director

Email address -

Telephone number - 01642 854475

Additional contact information

For further information about the post or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Dr Sathyamurthy, Clinical Director, on 01642 854475 or Mr Paul Roth, Service Manager, on 01642 850850 extension 58587.

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