Consultant Paediatrician

Posted 17 February by NHS National Services Scotland

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A General Paediatrician is required for our integrated acute/community child health service in the Scottish Borders. We are looking for an individual with an area of special interest complimentary to those currently available within the department. A full time appointment (10 PA) is available but applications are welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time.

The post is based at the modern and well-equipped 320 bed BordersGeneralHospital with a major role in services for children in the community. There are established links with the RoyalHospital for Sick Children, in Edinburgh, with opportunities for joint working. We have close undergraduate and postgraduate links with the University of Edinburgh Medical School and excellent on-site library facilities.

The Hosptial has implemented an innovative PaediatricHospital at Night redesign and our first call resident cover is provided by experienced Paediatric and Neonatal Nurse Advanced Practitioners supported by consultants within a minimum recall time.

The hospital is located in a rural setting with excellent schools, abundant local amenities and good transport links to Edinburgh. Superb local leisure facilities plus good quality affordable housing, provide ideal opportunities for a high quality of life in this scenic part of the country. A relocation package is available for the successful candidate.

Candidates must hold MRCP or equivalent certificate eg MRCPH for current trainees and must also be fully registered with the General Medical Council on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of entry at interview date.

To arrange an informal visit or to discuss this post, please contact Dr Clare Irving, Consultant Paediatrician & Clinical Director).

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***

Reference: 42042684

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