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Specialty Doctor in Stroke Medicine

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
£50,373 to £78,759 a year per annum
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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Hospital, Stroke medicine
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time
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Our complete commitment to developing careers means we're looking for proactive, motivated, forward thinking and dynamic individuals to join our clinical team. This post is an important part of our ongoing development of medical services at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, offering the successful applicant the opportunity to work closely with the existing stroke physicians to provide a high standard of care across the Trust. We are seeking consultants with enthusiasm, commitment and drive to work closely with colleagues throughout the organisation and within the community to help lead the organisation. This is an excellent opportunity within the Stroke department at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust. The department has just been designated a hub (HASU) and will progress from receiving around seven hundred attendances per annum to around eleven hundred. Specialty Doctors in our department are encouraged to take an active part in all teaching and training undertaken by the department and undertake further professional development.

Main duties of the job

The role of the appointee will be to support the ongoing development in the department of Stroke and to deliver Stroke services at East and North Herts NHS Trust at the Lister Hospital Stevenage.

About us

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, we are proud of the range of general and specialist services we provide and our 6,000 or so dedicated staff ensure our patients get the best care. Our ability to be flexible and innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.We run the following hospitals:oThe Lister Hospital, StevenageoNew Queen Elizabeth II (New QEII), Welwyn Garden CityoHertford County, HertfordoMount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC), Northwood We have ambitious plans to become an outstanding, patient-led Trust where dedicated staff provide high-quality, compassionate care to our patients. We continue to undergo significant transformation and our staff and patients are at the heart of delivering this ambitious agenda.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Maintenance of high quality patient centred care Shared responsibility for the day to day management of the service Teaching and training within the multidisciplinary service Active involvement in multidisciplinary team meetings and directorate clinical governance activity Active participation in continuing medical education

Person Specification
  • Hold full registration and a current licence to practice with the GMC
  • Completion of at least four years' full-time postgraduate training (or its equivalent gained on a part-time or flexible basis) at least two of which will be in a specialty training programme in a relevant specialty or as a fixed term specialty trainee in a relevant specialty; or; shall have equivalent experience and competencies
  • College Membership (MRCP) or qualification of an equivalent level
  • Advanced Life Support or demonstration of ability to achieve ALS immediately upon appointment
Clinical Expertise in Speciality/Subspeciality
  • Demonstrate an interest in, commitment to and have broad experience in stroke medicine
  • Evidence of contributing to teaching and learning of others
  • Understanding of core research principles, methodology and ethics
  • Research involvements, abstracts, publications, presentations
Fitness to Practice
  • Up to date and fit to practice safely and aware of own training needs
  • Evidences engagement with appraisal and revalidation
BMJRef: BMJ-78644/361-R2R-1928-A
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