Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology - Urogynaecology
This appointment is for a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with a special interest in Urogynaecology. The applicant should have the appropriate training and experience to fulfil the requirements of this post and be on the Specialist Register or entry expected within 6 months of interview date. This post has clinics and theatre sessions dedicated to urogynaecology and will include support for specialist nurses performing urodynamics. It will also support the development an outpatient cystoscopy service.
This appointment offers exciting opportunities in light of the major changes currently taking place in the Obstetric, Gynaecology and Sexual Health Directorate within the Trust. In 2010, completion of the new Women and Newborn Centre in Burnley saw all hospital based obstetric deliveries on one site with three Birth centres covering 6,500 deliveries per annum.
The appointee will join 20 other Substantive Consultants at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust. The post will be based at Burnley General Hospital, although this may be subject to change. The post can be filled on a part time basis.
PURPOSE OF THE POST & GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
It is envisaged that the successful applicant will strengthen the clinical and academic focus of the Directorate by providing a Clinical Service to meet demands both from within the hospital and from the community.
In addition to providing the duties of the post in question, they will be expected to support, advise and work collaboratively with Midwives, Specialist nurses , General Practitioners and Consultant Colleagues and to attend multi-disciplinary meetings. The successful candidate will be expected to work within multi-disciplinary teams in providing high quality clinical care.
The exact programme activity allocation will be subject to agreement with the Clinical Director; an indicative Job Plan is included attached. The distribution of programmed activities will be similar to that of the other Consultants. The remaining PA’s reflect supporting professional activities. These may include teaching, audit, research and CPD.