We are looking for enthusiastic dynamic individuals to join our team of ten consultants. The successful applicant will take on a locum post, to help deliver increasing service demand. They will be expected to help deliver high quality Urological care to the people of Plymouth and surrounding areas from our tertiary referral centre of excellence, and to help maintain our ability to achieve national targets in this large University teaching hospital in the South West of England.
We are looking for candidates to compliment the department.
Main duties of the job
This locum consultant will be involved in all aspects of urological care and expected to participate within the current team based working approach.
The appointee will be involved in the 1:10 on call Urology rota. The new consultant will be expected to take part in the Specialty Registrar training programme; the MRCS training programme for CTs and also take part in teaching and training of Foundation doctors, specialist nurses, medical undergraduates and General Practitioners. The new consultant will also be involved as a clinical supervisor for all the urological trainees.
The new consultant will have an office on Level 7 in Derriford Hospital shared with other Urology consultants and secretarial staff.
A commitment to audit and to the development of clinical governance will be expected as well as participation in the regular MDT meetings as appropriate,
The Urology and paediatric Urology service is managed within the Surgical Care group. The Service Line Directors (Mr Paul Hunter-Campbell and Mr Richard Pearcy) are in post for five years and represent the Service Line at senior management level. There is a full-time Service Line Cluster Manager and a Support Manager. All consultants meet monthly for a Business Meeting to which all members are invited.
The successful applicant will be expected to provide support to the present sub speciality interests of the department as well as developing their own.
Please observe the job description and person specification for the full information about the job requirements.
- Successfully completed an ATLS and APLS provider course. Level 3 child protection training. Completed FRCS Urol To be on the appropriate GMC Specialist Register or eligible for admission within six months of interview.
Skills and Experience
- Demonstrate evidence of good general training. Attended appropriate basic specialty courses. Ability to lead a team.
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