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Consultant in Otolaryngology (ENT)

Employer
Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary
£84,559 to £114,003
Closing date
5 Jun 2022

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Sector
Hospital, ENT / Otolaryngology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Applications are invited to apply for the position of Substantive Consultant in ENT. This appointment will be made in accordance with the terms and conditions of service for the 2003 consultant contract (England).The successful candidate will be an additional member of a dynamic team of three existing ENT consultant surgeons based at Bedford & two visiting ENT consultant surgeons from Luton & Dunstable.

Assessment Date: 22.06.22

Interview Date: 27.06.22

Main duties of the job

The ENT department provides a general Rhinology, Laryngology, Otology and Diagnostic Head and Neck Service and is located in a dedicated area that also houses the Audiology service, which is provided by a committed team of technicians led by an Audiological scientist. There are a number of established specialist clinics including Neck Lump clinic, Joint Clinic, Voice clinic and Rhinology clinic. A specialist Otology Clinic and Balance service is being developed. There are regular Thyroid, Head & Neck and Joint OMF/ENT Xray MDT meetings.

About us

Our Trust provides hospital services to a growing population of around 700,000 people living across Bedfordshire and the surrounding areas across two busy hospital sites in Bedford and Luton. Travel between hospital sites may be required.

We have state-of-the art facilities placing us at the heart of cutting edge health care. The Trust continues to be committed to delivering the best patient care using the best clinical knowledge and technology available.

Please note that vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date when sufficient number of applications have been received. Please ensure that you make your application as soon as possible.

Job description

Job responsibilities

This is a full time (10PA), substantive post and provides an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated clinician within a developing and growing service. The post is primarily based at Bedford Hospital with up to one day per week at Luton & Dunstable Hospital.

Applicants must be fully registered with the General Medical Council with license to practice, and must be on Specialist Register.

Informal discussions and or visits by prospective candidates are welcomed (contact details in the Job Description).

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • MB BS, MRCS, FRCS (ORL-NHS) or equivalent
  • Completion of specialty training or within six months from date of AAC *candidates applying via GMC CESR (PMET B) must be on specialist registrar at time of application

Desirable

  • Training in teaching ,e.g. PGCME, PGCert, Diploma in Med Ed
  • MD, PhD or other higher degree
  • Sub-specialty interest training and experience

Knowledge

Essential

  • Excellent all round experience of DGH work
  • Relevant clinical experience/expertise

Desirable

  • Publications relevant to sub speciality

Management & Audit

Essential

  • Able to lead the team, supported by other professionals.
  • Understanding of principles of clinical audit and evidence based medicine.

Desirable

  • Some research experience.

Registration

Essential

  • Full UK General Medical Council (GMC) Registration with a Licence to Practice

Teaching Research / Publications

Essential

  • Evidence of research projects relating to specialty

Desirable

  • Additional expertise in another clinical area to complement those of other consultants

Knowledge

Essential

  • Sound comprehensive knowledge of common medicine, surgical and other emergencies

Management & Audit

Essential

  • Have a development interest in shared leadership and management within the specialty and hospital.

Teaching Research / Publications

Essential

  • Conversant with principle of Research

Personal Skills

Essential

  • Leadership skills

Personal Skills

Essential

  • Ability to communicate effectively and co-operate well with all staff and patients
  • Flexible attitude, team player with good time management

Personal Circumstances

Essential

  • Able to work in Bedford
  • Reside with 10 miles of hospital or a 30-minute drive from the hospital
  • Fit to undertake the role

To apply please click the apply button.

Closing Date: 05.06.22

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