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Consultant Nephrologist With Interest In General M

Company: University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust    Location: Coventry
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

Applications are invited for a Consultant Nephrologist with Interest in General Medicine

UHCWs Renal Unit provides a sub-regional service for Nephrology and Transplantation. The catchment population for Nephrology and Dialysis includes not only Coventry but also the neighbouring districts of North Warwickshire, Rugby and South Warwickshire, totalling approximately 1 million. In addition, the Transplantation Service extends to patients from Birmingham and the West Midlands increasing to over 2 million.

The Trust has developed the Haemodialysis programme on a Hub and Spoke Model of care with dialysis 30 dialysis stations based at the UHCW main site in Coventry, 12 at Clay Lane Coventry city centre, 18 stations at the Ash Dialysis Unit in the Hospital of St Cross in Rugby, 12 stations located in the Lucy Dean Unit at the George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton. Fresenius Medical Care Ltd operates a 12 stations unit at a Primary Health Care Centre in the grounds of Stratford Hospital and there are 8 stations at the Whitnash Dialysis Unit located in the grounds of the Whitnash Rehabilitation Hospital in Leamington.

The unit performed 65 Kidney Transplants in 2017. Currently there are approximately 400 hospital based haemodialysis patients, 15 on home haemodialysis, 80 on the CAPD, APD or assisted PD programme. UHCW has a large live donor transplant programme that is rapidly growing and includes HLA and ABO incompatible transplantation.

This post will work in collaboration with other consultants to support the management of medical outliers which the Nephrology department are responsible for.

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trusts 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 Trusts 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 Trusts 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.

If you are identified as the successful applicant and are currently not being paid by the Trust (new starter), depending on you level of exposure with patients you may be required to undertake a Standard or Enhanced DBS. The cost of this check will be charged to you and will be deducted from your salary over the first 3 months of employment at the current rate.

The University Hospitals of Warwickshire and Coventry 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.

The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities within the workplace. All vacancies will be considered for Job Share unless otherwise stated. All applicants who have a disability and who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be interviewed. Where a post has an overwhelming response, this Trust may use random selection in order to reduce numbers to interview, any disabled applicants will automatically be guaranteed an interview and will be exempt from this process.

The Trust is committed to flexible working opportunities including job share.
Childcare Voucher Scheme available to help with the cost of childcare. University Hospitals has an on site Nursery at Coventry.

In submitting an application form, you authorise University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust to confirm from your previous or current NHS employer and other prior employers; previous NHS service details and personal data held about you, including Occupational Health data (inoculations and screening tests). This data will be transferred using NHS Electronic Staff Record and third party systems via an automated process and only used for the purposes of obtaining and maintaining accurate employment records, should you be appointed to the post.

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.