Head Medical currently have an exciting opportunity for a Consultant Gastroenterologist to work in stunning Dumfries & Galloway. The successful candidate will join the team to provide a wide range of gastroenterology services to the 148,500 population of Dumfries & Galloway.
If successful, you will be offered a 10 PA contract including at least one allocated to supporting professional activities. Additional EPA’s may be incorporated into the job plan, depending on the time required to support the successful candidates’ professional activities and the needs of the service, including participation in the General Medicine on-call rota.
The services currently provided include out-patient clinics, in-patient treatment for various gastroenterology disorders and a wide range of endoscopy procedures. On average there are 8 – 14 patients under the care of the Gastroenterology team. You will be expected to take on oesophageal manometry studies and opportunity will be available to undertake ERCP, therapeutic endoscopy and to train in oesophageal manometry.
The hospitals’ location is outstandingly beautiful, with the landscape as a key feature in the design of the hospital building. Dumfries is well located for access to Scottish cities such as Glasgow and Edinburgh and is just a short drive from Carlisle in the north of England. Housing costs remain affordable, with excellent schools and low crime rates.
To be considered for this you must hold Specialist registration with the General Medical Council (GMC) for Gastroenterology and General Medicine. Or be within 6 months of achieving this at the time of interview.
This post is for full time however, we are open to discussing part time or job share for the right candidate. A full relocation package is on offer if required with salary following NHS pay scales from £84,984 up to £112,925, dependent on experience. This job will be subject to a police check. Applications from those requiring a Visa will be considered.
To learn more about this fantastic opportunity get in touch with Allison on 0131 240 5287 or email Allison@headmedical.com.
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