Weekend Consultant Gastroenterologist - Leicester

Job Ref: MHGastroCon/InsLeic
Occupation: Doctors
Specialty: Gastroenterology
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 07 November 2022
  • Leicester, Leicestershire, UK LE1 5WW Leicester Leicestershire GBR LE1 5WW
  • Dani Adams
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Client Name: Leicester Royal Infirmary

Role: Locum Consultant Gastroenterologist

Rates: £1500 per day. Outside IR35 if paid via Ltd company

Shifts: Saturdays & Sundays. Virtual clinics (no F2F patients) to clear a 1200 patient backlog. Approx 20 new patients per day. Drs must be able to work on site for at least the first few shifts to familiarise themselves with the system and so the legal/IT setup can be completed. After this there is the possibility of doing the clinics remotely form home.

**Candidates must hold their own medical indemnity insurance**

Location: Leicester, East Midlands


  • Access to The Support Hub - our support service to help support your mental health and well-being and enable you to deliver outstanding care
  • First sight of shifts across multiple NHS trusts
  • Competitive pay rates
  • A dedicated placement officer
  • Free CPD courses and career support with Medacs Academy
  • Hundreds of new shifts available every day
  • Long term jobs and short shifts available
  • Lucrative referral scheme
  • Revalidation support
  • 24/7/365 support - we're here when you need us

General key skills

In addition to your qualifications, as a Gastroenterology Consultant, you will have:

  • Quick thinking abilities
  • Patience and the ability to teach, coach and mentor
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A systematic approach to tasks and delegation
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • A pro-active approach to research and academia
  • Empathy and understanding
  • A flexible attitude
  • A dedication to improving and developing knowledge and skills
  • Active listening skills

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a Gastroenterology Consultant at Leicester Royal Infirmary you will:

  • Provide diagnosis, screening, treatment, preoperative, operative, and postoperative management of patient care.
  • Actively support patients and their families, communicating clinical information to explain a diagnosis and treatment options using various methods to ensure practical understanding.
  • Coordinate treatment plans and prescribe various types of treatment.
  • Provide constant monitoring and care for patients.
  • Communicate with patients and the wider multidisciplinary team on shared patient decision making.
  • Work in and where appropriate, lead a multidisciplinary team.
  • Assess and prioritise patient/client requirements, delegating effectively to others.
  • Recognise, review, and report a patient's condition and any changes to the patient and the multidisciplinary team.
  • Performing basic administrative and clerical tasks, such as keeping records of test results, writing prescriptions, providing information to patients, and monitoring treatment plans.



  • Be a GMC registered Doctor (you do NOT need to be on the Specialist Register).
  • Have relevant experience at Consultant level in the UK
  • Hold evidence of stand-alone Right to Work in the UK (unfortunately locum jobs aren't able to offer visa sponsorship).
  • You will need to pass an enhanced background check (DBS).

So, if you are dedicated to achieving the very best outcomes for patients by combining skill and surgical expertise with your ability to teach, coach and mentor junior medical staff, we want to hear from you. Apply today.

05/12/2022 17:15:43
GBP 1500 1500

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