Gastroenterology Consultant - Midlands Based

  • £93,666 to £126,281
  • Birmingham
  • Fixed

We are currently looking for an experienced Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Consultant to join one of the largest Gastro departments in the UK. You'll join a 1,200 bed Teaching Hospital in one of the most diverse and welcoming cities in the world. 

A particular interest in upper gastrointestinal disease (including therapeutic endoscopy) or inflammatory bowel disease would be welcomed. Clinical responsibility includes outpatient and endoscopy lists as well as supporting inpatient care which is shared on a 7 day consultant of the week model. The successful candidate will also participate in the GI bleed rota. Successful candidates will be encouraged and supported to further develop their own skills and will also be expected to be involved in Undergraduate and Postgraduate education and research.

Main duties of the job

The post holders will be responsible, together with other members of the department for the provision of a high quality gastroenterology service to complement the existing sub-specialisation within the department. The final job plan would be agreed on appointment; however, the successful candidate would be expected to undertake a mix of general gastroenterology, endoscopy, GI Bleed on call and ward cover. Development of a sub-speciality interest is encouraged; a particular interest in upper gastrointestinal disease (including therapeutic endoscopy), advanced endoscopy/bowel cancer screening or inflammatory bowel disease would be welcomed. Depending on the needs of the department, the job plan could have elements of flexible working or annualised sessions.

Job responsibilities

  • To contribute to the clinical delivery and development of a specialist service (eg regional upper GI service (Barrett's, EoE) or Bowel cancer screening and IBD service)
  • To manage an average of 2 endoscopy sessions per week.
  • To manage an average of 3 outpatient clinics per week
  • To participate in the acute gastroenterology ward rota
  • To participate in the management of inpatient gastroenterology services
  • To participate in the emergency GI Bleed service
  • To provide specialist advice to colleagues
  • To work to directorate agreed management guidelines
Daniel Platts Director

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