Welcome to the Post-Graduate Medical Education Department at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (GHNHSFT).
The Undergraduate Physician Associate Tutor for Medicine, will provide a focus for Undergraduate Physician Associates training and on placements at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (GHNHSFT). The applicant will be a Physician Associate employed at GHNHSFT.
They will be appointed jointly by the Director of Medical Education and the Physician Associate Tutor. The Line Manager will be the Director of Medical Education/Physician Associate Tutor at GHNHSFT and the role is for 2-hrs per week.
Main duties of the job
Oversee a weekly tutorial for all Undergraduate Physician Associate (PA's) Trainees in partnership with the Undergraduate Physician Associate Tutor for Surgery
Manage the training of PA's in their own department
Advise departments on developing training plans for newly appointed PA's
Work with Departmental Tutors and the Post-Graduate Medical Education Department, to ensure the Undergraduate PAs receive appropriate Departmental and Trust Inductions
Collaborate with PGME to design Undergraduate Timetables and Rotations in collaboration with the Specialty Tutors and University tutors for the clinical education of PA Trainees
The Undergraduate Physician Associate Tutor for Medicine, will compliment the associate colleague in the Surgical Division to support Physician Associate Students from both University of Worcester and the University of West of England, here on placement at GHNHSFT, and within the Gloucestershire Community.
We need this Postholder to be highly motivated, kind, considerate, and immensely organised, whilst joining us in our wholehearted commitment to our Patients and Colleagues.
Provide CPD, and ensure the Pastoral, Educational and Career Planning needs are addressed
Represent PAs at the Medical Education Board (MEB) and other committees both internally and externally to GHNHSFT
Provide a quarterly report to MEB on the education/progress of our Undergraduate PAs
Escalate performance issues, working with the University tutors, Clinical and Specialty Leads and the DME
Represent the PAs in the Trust, contributing to strategic discussions on their role
Promote GHNHSFT as an employer for qualified PAs
Record information required by Local, Regional or National Quality/University Control Processes
Development of own Personal Development Plan to be discussed at Annual Appraisal with the Physician Associate Lead Tutor or DME.
- Provide CPD, and ensure the Pastoral, Educational and Career Planning needs are addressed
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
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Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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