Furness College

Specialty Doctor - Breast Surgery

Company: NHS
Sector: Healthcare
Contract Type: Full Time Permanent
Salary: £37,923 - £70,718 per annum
Seniority: NHS M&D MC46
Date Posted: 9th January 2018
Closing Date: 8th February 2018
Location: Lancaster
Reference Number: 331-LS180516-F

Job Description

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

Do you want to work for an organisation who has just received an overall rating of GOOD from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) with a rating of OUTSTANDING in care?

Applications are invited for this post at Royal Lancaster Infirmary a District General Hospital situated on the fringe of the Lake District National Park. The Breast Surgery Department consists of 3 Consultants, 1 Specialist Registrars and 3 speciality doctors. You will have opportunity to develop their skills in Breast Surgery. The appointment will be made under national terms and conditions of service and paid at 10 + 1 optional additional PA's per week.

The Morecambe Bay Breast Unit has been recognised as a high quality unit by achieving Beacon status in 2000. It provided both a symptomatic and screening service to the population of North Lancashire and South Cumbria, treating approximately 400 new cases of breast cancer each year. The Breast Screening Programme extends outside the normal symptomatic population to cover the areas of Blackpool and Preston. The unit has 3 fulltime Breast Surgeons with experience in Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery including use of ADMs and Lipomodelling.

You should be fully registered with the GMC and have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Breast surgery preferably with experience of dealing with screening and Oncoplastic/Reconstructive cases.

You can look forward to working in an area of outstanding natural beauty, around and within the Lake District National Park. The area affords excellent recreational opportunities, particularly related to the sea, lake, fells and countryside. Housing costs within the area are comparatively low and there is good access to the M6 motorway and direct rail link to Manchester and its airport. There are excellent schools both state and private in the area.

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School, North Western Deanery and Health Education North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as we co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme.

You must hold full GMC with a licence to practice

Interview expenses will be paid from point of entry to the UK



For further details / informal visits contact:

Mr R Parmeshwar on 01524 583 551, Consultant, Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon

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