Consultant in Dermatology

Location
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Posted
12 Oct 2021
Closes
07 Dec 2021
Ref
177-MDEMER-3472761A
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is a permanent 1.0 WTE appointment based at the James Paget University Hospital (JPUH) for 5 days per week Monday to Friday. The appointee will help the department achieve the skin cancer waiting time targets and the 18 week referral to treatment time targets and other targets as become relevant. The candidate would be encouraged to develop a special interest and undertake research and teaching in this and other areas. The James Paget University Hospital Dermatology department and the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Dermatology departments work closely together particularly in skin cancer, teaching and research and this post will continue the move towards closer integration of the two units. The post-holder will be accountable clinically and managerially to the dermatology Clinical Lead (Dr Ingrid Salvary) and the Medical Director (Dr Hazel Stuart). The appointment is to the Trust, not to specific hospitals however the appointee may be expected, as part of their duties, to undertake clinics in community hospitals or outreach clinics. There will be no on-call commitments. Any dermatology patient needing admission to hospital will be admitted to the general medical ward where they will be stabilised and referred to the dermatology team the following day for review. The appointee will be expected to contribute to the teaching of under-graduates at the University of East Anglia, School of Medicine. The appointee will contribute towards the supervision and training of junior doctors in dermatology at the NNUH and JPUH. This may include work as an educational supervisor and supervision of case reports, scientific abstracts and clinical research by specialist registrars. The appointee will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching within the Trust. The appointee will share with the other consultants in the supervision of nurse-led clinics in the departments. These include acne, leg ulcer, Cryotherapy, Photodynamic therapy, day treatment and surgery lists.