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Consultant in Nephrology with interest in Haemodialysis

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10 PAs per week
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University Hospital Coventry
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum
17/11/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a Consultant Nephrologists with Interest Haemodialysis to join our friendly, dedicated team based at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW).

There has been a significant increase in the number of patients with ESRF in Coventry and Warwickshire over the last 20 years. This has resulted in an expansion in the Haemodialysis service on a hub and spoke model with the opening of 5 satellite units in addition to the main unit at UHCW

The sub-regional Nephrology service provides comprehensive renal services and transplantation to a population of approximately 1 million in Coventry and Warwickshire. The transplantation service extends into East Birmingham and the South Midlands covering a population of approximately 2 million.

The appointee principal duties will be based in the department of Renal Medicine at UHCW which will include outpatient clinics, inpatient care and on call. The appointee will work a 3 month block covering Medical Outliers on rotation with existing colleagues.

We deliver renal replacement therapy to approximately 500 haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients across the region. This includes an active Home Haemodialysis programme. The Transplant Programme saw 75 patients received a kidney transplant during 17/18 with a new partnership in place with Oxford Hospital (COxNET) our transplant numbers are expected to continue to rise.

There is a dedicated 20-bed Renal Ward and 8 bed Renal Day unit based at Coventry Hospital.

Candidates should have affiliation with the General Medical Council and hold CCST in Nephrology or be eligible for CCST within six months or have alternative certification at the time of the interview.

There is a 1 in 12 commitment to the nephrology on-call rota at UHCW

Although the post is full-time, consideration will be given to applicants who require flexible working arrangements. Applicants should either be on the Specialist Register or be a Specialist Registrar within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / CESR(CP) at the time of interview.

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time.



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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Simon Fletcher

Clinical Lead for Renal Services.  Secretary Telephone 02476 968287

Robert Spencer

Group Manager. or 024 7696 7491