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Consultant Gastroenterologist

Job Field:
Doctor Jobs
Gastroenterology Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Doctor Grades
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Consultant Jobs
Contract Type:
77,913 to 105,042 per annum
Medacs Healthcare
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Medacs Healthcare is currently looking for a Consultant Gastroenterologist to work at a large NHS Teaching Hospital based in North West England.

SALARY SCALE: £76,761 to £103,490 per annum

The successful candidate will together with other colleagues be responsible for providing a specialist gastroenterology service which will include outpatients, inpatients and day cases together with the provision of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. This post will help to meet the challenges of general outpatient targets and cancer waiting time targets.

A commitment to endoscopy is expected and with appropriate allocation in the job plan the candidate will make an equal contribution to an out of hours endoscopy service. The post holder will be required to manage the care of non-GI related patients who are admitted to their ward. The consultant Physicians work in 4 teams, and the appointee will join Team B based on ward 12 (total 28 inpatient beds) shared between existing gastroenterologists and this post, along with 3 SpRs, 1 Trust Grade (gastroenterology), 4 CMT and 3 Foundation Year doctors who are ward based. The 3 SpRs/Trust Grade in gastroenterology rotate between the gastroenterology consultants 6 monthly.

The department has an established EUS and provides EUS+FNA and advanced EUS band procedures. We offer a consulting service in gastroenterology and carry out over 10,000 endoscopic procedures per year. An open access endoscopy service (run by nurse endoscopist/GP clinical assistant), straight to test fast track endoscopy and Urea breath testing services are well established. A wide range of endoscopic procedures are carried out including colonoscopy and polypectomy, Upper and lower endoscopic mucosal resection, balloon dilatation, ERCP, oesophageal, duodenal and colonic stent insertion (often emergency colonic stenting & ERCP), sphincterotomy and biliary stenting, endoscopic ultrasound and capsule endoscopy. They scope using Olympus 290 series HD equipment

 Inclusion on the Specialist Register or eligible for inclusion within 6 months of interview date
 Full registration with the GMC
 MRCP or equivalent

If you are interested and wish to receive more information about the job then please send your CV to: or call Agnieszka on 0203 096 4590 ext. 3532

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