We’re the third best hospital in England for the four-hour wait standard (and one of only eight to meet the standard in 2018/19); we’re the only stroke service in the South West to be awarded an A rating from the Stroke Sentinel National Audit Programme (SSNAP); we’re one of the country’s best performing Trusts for research and development; we’re the only hospital in the country to have zero nurse vacancies; and we’re leading the way with our innovative, celebrated multi-agency partnership to improve patient flow and reduce lengths of stay.
We’re also the best Trust in England for staff health and well-being (NHS staff survey 2018/19).
If you’d like to work for a Trust where you can make a mark and where ingenuity, innovation and individualism are celebrated, please explore these pages to find out about current vacancies. Alternatively, get in contact to discuss what you can do for our patients, and what we can do for your career.
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This is an exciting time for Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. We are a progressive, high performing and clinically driven acute hospital with a turnover in excess of £100m. We employ 2,300 staff and provide care for a population of about 185,000 across Somerset. With plans to create a health campus that will further strengthen our abilities to provide personalised and wide-ranging care; we are looking confidently to the future.To be updated by the recruitment team
Applications are invited for a full-time, permanent position or a fixed term position. The successful candidate will join a friendly, enthusiastic and forward-thinking team.
The department of respiratory medicine has two full-time consultants. Appointment to this post will increase the total consultant time to 3.0 WTE. Each consultant is supported by a medical secretary. There is a very good complement of ten specialist respiratory nurses equivalent to seven WTE. They support both inpatient and outpatient services in a wide range of respiratory conditions including lung cancer, TB, COPD, asthma and sleep. The thoracic surgery support is provided by Bristol. Our clinical investigation department provides full lung function testing on-site and there is a well-equipped endoscopy suite where bronchoscopy sessions are conducted on a weekly basis.
You should be fully registered with the GMC and hold a licence to practice. Applicants must have entry on the GMC Specialist Register via CCT (proposed CCT date must be within six months of the interview date), CESR or European Community Rights.
We would welcome hearing from applicants who are interested in any sub speciality of respiratory especially the development of the pleural service here at YDH or developing the Acute Respiratory Higher Care provision . This will be fully supported by the respiratory team and the Trust. Please state this clearly on your application form and CV.
Yeovil District Hospital has enjoyed a stable and successful history, trusted and respected by our patients, staff and commissioners.We have been repeatedly rated as one of the top-10 healthcare employers in the country, a leading-light in global stroke research and development, and attracted national interest in our iCARE model, which has established the principles of exemplary patient care experience within our hospital.
Yeovil District Hospital is a modern hospital in pleasant countryside only two hours from London and less than one hour from the nearest coast. There are excellent facilities in a purpose built Education Centre on-site.
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For further information please contact Dr Phil Raines, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine at Yeovil Hospital on Apply Now >>.
For information regarding our enhanced Benefits Package please contact:
Carol Gill, Medical Recruitment Officer via email: ( Email address removed )
We also have a range of nursing and medical vacancies. If you know of anyone who might be interested in these roles we’d be delighted to hear from them. You can find our adverts for these posts by searching for Yeovil District Hospital in the employers list on NHS Jobs, or please contact our Recruitment Team on Apply Now >>, or ( Email address removed ) for details.
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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