Applications are invited for the post of Locum Consultant in Urology with a sub-specialty interest in Prostate Cancer Robotic Surgery at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to commence from the 08 August 2022 for 12 months.
The successful candidate will work together with other members of the prostate cancer team at CUH to provide comprehensive prostate cancer care including Robotic Radical Prostatectomy.
This will include the provision with Consultant colleagues of a service to CUH, with responsibility for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illness, and the proper functioning of the department.
Main duties of the job
The out-of-hours responsibilities, include the participation in the Consultant on-call rota (1 in 15).
Participating in medical audit, the Trust’s Clinical Governance processes and in CPD, and the professional supervision and management of junior medical staff.
The candidate will accept personal accountability for their own clinical practice and will work at all times within the GMC’s Good Medical Practice and Leadership and Management for all doctors.
You will be fully registered with the GMC and ideally have a CCT in Urology or be within six months of award of CCT at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.
Working for your organisation
The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.
Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.
It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
The Department of Urology at CUH has considerably expanded over the past 10 years and the successful applicant will join a dynamic team of 19 Consultant Urologists supported by 8 middle grade doctors and 10 Specialist Nurses.
The department provides comprehensive care for a wide range of benign and malignant conditions through the following services:
- Robotic Surgery (Bladder, Prostate, and Renal).
- BPH procedures such as Holmium laser prostatectomy, UroLift, and Rezum.
- Joint Uro-Oncology clinics.
- Joint Uro-Gynaecology clinics.
- High risk metabolic renal stone clinic.
- Monthly Academic Meetings.
- Well established Active Surveillance programme for prostate cancer patients and MRI/TRUS fusion transperineal prostate biopsies under general and local anaesthetic.
- Botox and sacral nerve stimulation.
- Dedicated National MESH removal centre.
Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to Mr James Armitage, Clinical Lead for Urology via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mr Christof Kastner, Consultant Urologist via email at email@example.com or Mr Nimish Shah, Consultant Urologist via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Visiting the Department can be arranged through Ms Stephanie Taylor via email on email@example.com