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Consultant Gastroenterologist with an interest Endoscopic Ultrasound

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
4 May 2019
2 Jun 2019

Job Description

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed colleague to complement our experienced, supportive and well-established Gastroenterology team providing comprehensive Gastroenterology and cancer services at Denmark Hill.

The post-holder will provide: outpatient, inpatient, MDM and endoscopic Gastroenterology services; a prominent contribution to our secondary and tertiary Endoscopic Ultrasound service; a vital role in the Upper GI Cancer service to improve performance and the patient experience agenda.

We have a 7-consultant team, juniors and a team of specialist nurses supporting this busy and committed service. Working as a senior member of the team you will form effective and collaborative working relationships with our hospital teams and wider ACN cancer networks. We have strong links with community and commissioners with established pathways for IBD, IBS, therapeutic endoscopy and alcohol liaison. There will be participation in a 1 in 7, consultant-delivered Gastroenterologist-of-the-Week rota with associated Acute GI bleed on-call.

Education and training are a central part of the life of the Department and the successful candidate will have demonstrable skills and experience in this regard.

The successful applicant will have dedicated sessions in our internationally-renowned Endoscopy Unit. Weekly MDT meetings are held with video-conferencing for upper/lower GI/HPB malignancy with our Denmark Hill site and Guy’s and St Thomas’ colleagues.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr B Hayee is Clinical Lead for Gastroenterology and Dr Raj Srirajaskanthan is Upper GI Cancer Lead.

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After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our ‘Trac’ recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application on NHS Jobs and we will not be able to respond to emails sent through it. By applying for this post you are agreeing to King’s transferring the information contained in your application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Equality and Diversity Information

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Annual Reports and Other Corporate Publications

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King's Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre Website

King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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