Applications are invited for a Clinical Teaching Fellow (CTF) post in Gastroenterologywith an anticipated start date of 3rd August 2022.
This post is for one year initially but with scope to extend by a further 12 months and offers an exciting opportunity for a forward thinking doctor with a strong interest in medical education. Support may also be available to pursue a postgraduate medical education based qualification.
Main duties of the job
The post is full time, compromising of 50% teaching and 50% clinical time. The postholder will work at both the University Hospital of Wales (UHW) and University Hospital Llandough (UHL). The post is for 10 sessions per week and any out of hours work will be paid at a supplement as agreed by the Clinical Board.
Teaching is a major component of the role and the successful postholder will work closely with the Specialty Lead and Department of Medical Education to deliver evidence based undergraduate education to Cardiff University School of Medicine medical students following the C21 curriculum. The postholder will also benefit from having an honorary contract with Cardiff University with the title Honorary Lecturer.
Clinical time will be spent working in Gastroenterology and the timetable for this period will be agreed to enable the appointee to work at a level that is suitable for their stage in training.
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.
Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well, and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.
Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.
You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents
Cewch hyd i Ddisgrifiad Swydd llawn a Manyleb y Person wediu hatodi o fewn y dogfennau ategol
- MBBS or equivalent
- Completion of UK Foundation Training
- Medical Education Qualification
- Demonstrable academic excellence (eg intercalated degree, prizes, merits etc.
- Demonstrable knowledge of current clinical practice
- Demonstrable experience in undergraduate teaching
- Experience of working within the clinical specialty
- Understanding of principles of medical education
- Experience in delivery of simulation based teaching
Skills and Knowledge
- Special interest in medical education
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
- Understanding of C21 curriculum
- Proven audit / QIP / publication record