Consultant In Obstetrics and Gynaecology

NHS Highland
£84,984 - £112,925
26 Nov 2020
24 Dec 2020
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Raigmore Hospital, Inverness
10 PAs per week
£84,984 - £112,925 per annum
Ref: MS17037705

Applications are invited for a Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, to provide services at Raigmore Hospital and outreach clinics at our Community Midwifery Units (Skye, Fort William and Caithness). This post offer’s 10 PA’s on an 8:2 basis with additional EPA’s available, following discussion.

We seek a doctor to complement our current eleven Consultants, four Specialty Doctors, four Specialty Registrars and six FY2/GPST’s, who will work as a co-operative, committed and capable member of our collegiate consultant team; all applicants whose specialist skills and interests will support and complement those of existing colleagues are welcomed.

There is an Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit and an Obstetric Day Unit. Specialist clinics include a joint diabetic antenatal clinic, maternal medicine clinic, fetal medicine clinic, fast-track gynaecology clinic, colposcopy clinic, infertility clinic, social gynaecology clinic, and an out-patient hysteroscopy service. Raigmore hospital is a Gynaecology-oncology cancer unit and part of NOSCAN (North of Scotland Cancer Network) with close links to the Gynae-oncology Cancer Centre at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

The Department participates in the teaching programme for medical undergraduates from Aberdeen University. Specialist trainees in the North of Scotland Deanery rotate to and from Aberdeen. The recently completed Centre for Health Sciences includes a modern Postgraduate Centre with outstanding training resources including simulation centre, research facilities and excellent library facilities.

Applicants unable to work full-time will be eligible to be considered for the post and, if appointed, the job plan will be discussed on an individual basis. Applicants should hold, or be eligible for CCT within six months of interview.
Raigmore Hospital is a modern District General Hospital with 454 beds. The department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology serves a wide population from Highland. There are approximately 2,000 deliveries per year and a broad range of obstetric and gynaecological services are provided.

Inverness is the capital of The Highlands of Scotland - a most wonderful area in which to live and work. It enjoys good road, rail and air links to both the north and south. The attractive surrounding countryside offers exceptional outdoor recreational opportunities. Crèche facilities may be available within the hospital complex.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Department prior to application.

Closing Date: 23rd December 2020
Interview date: 26th January 2021

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