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Consultant Clinical Microbiologist

YC72

Main area
Microbiology
Grade
YC72
Contract
Permanent
Hours
10 Sessions
Job ref
382-DOC162-17
Site
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals
Town
Blackpool
Salary
£76,761 to £103,490
Closing
12/11/2017 23:59

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is situated on the west coast of Lancashire, and offers a full range of district hospital services and community health services to a population of 1.6 million in Lancashire and South Cumbria.

The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology services across the wider region.

We employ more than 6,500 staff, with a turnover in excess of £370m in 2014/2015 and have approximately 900 beds.

Our main activities are

  • Cardiovascular care at our Cardiac Centre.
  • Accident and Emergency at Blackpool Teaching Hospital
  • Community Midwifery and Women and Childrens Services.
  • Clinical research with an 80-strong team of nurses and doctors
  • Community nursing ans school nursing
  • Recovery and rehabilitation for a variety of conditions including brain injury, stroke and elderly care.
  • Sexual health and family planning services
  • Wellbeing and lifestyle including mental health services, heart health campaigns, and smoking cessation services.
  • End of life and palliative care.

Between April 1 2014 and March 31 2015 we treated 100,662 day cases and inpatients (elective and non-elective), 329,257 outpatients and had 83,303 A & E attendances. The total number of community contacts was 1,228,494.

The Trust houses a state of the art Simulation & Skills Facility that provides training for all grades of staff to improve the safety and quality of the service that we offer our patients.

We run a portfolio of in-house courses that can be accessed by all staff to enhance their professional development needs. The training is supported by the use of modern equipment including part task trainers for such skills as venupuncture and full body manikins for the practice of emergency drills.


Blackpool Teaching Hospitals is pleased to advertise for the post of Consultant Clinical Microbiologist. This is a replacement position.

We are seeking a highly motivated, dynamic and committed individual to join an enthusiastic team of three consultant microbiologists. The Microbiology team have developed and effectively deliver a ward based infection management strategy with the support of the clinical teams.

We would welcome candidates with an interest in Infection Control and antimicrobial stewardship. Development of sub-speciality interests will be supported and encouraged. The department has an active portfolio of research trials.

The post is full-time, with scope for additional sessions in excess of the 10 PA contract, though part-time or job share will be considered. On call attracts a band A supplement.

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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 a discussion or to arrange a visit contact Dr Guleri or Dr Sharma Consultant Microbiologists on 01253957141.

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01253 957015