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Clinical Fellow in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Employer
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Romford
Salary
£33,790 to £44,705 a year per annum
Closing date
25 Aug 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Obstetrics and gynaecology
Career Level
Fellow
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time
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Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust (BHRUT) Maternity Services is the largest single site provider of maternity services in London and comprises of both midwifery and obstetric elements. Inpatient maternity services are delivered at the Queen's Hospital at Romford. Both Queen's Hospital and King George Hospital, based at Ilford, have antenatal services.

Sunrise B is 22 bedded in-patient gynaecology Ward admitting both elective and non-elective patients presenting with gynaecological conditions. The ward is a dedicated female focused unit where the average length of stay is less than two days. The ward caters for women experiencing problems in pregnancy up to 20 weeks gestation.

Main duties of the job

Clinical Fellow in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Applications are invited for a Trust SHO post in Obstetrics and Gynaecology to start asap on a 1 year contract. GMC Registration is essential. Candidates should have proven experience in obstetrics and gynaecology of which preferably six months should have been in the UK.

The boroughs of Havering and Redbridge are Greater London Boroughs with good road and rail links with central London. There are excellent local cultural leisure and sports facilities with reportedly some of the finest state and independent schools in the country. There are creches/nurseries attached to both Hospitals.

To apply for this post please visit our website.

Only short listed candidates will be notified. We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date, should we have an overwhelming response. We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. Applicants who consider they have a disability will be short listed for interview if they meet the essential criteria. We also operate strict screening procedures for posts with access to vulnerable adults and children.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process or assistance with completion of the form (for applicants with a disability) can be made to HR Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 4439.

About us

Under the leadership of our Chair Jacqui Smith and Matthew Trainer, our Chief Executive, we provide care for the residents of three of the most diverse London boroughs. More than half of our 7,500 strong workforce are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and most live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.

Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals, operating from two main sites - King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen's Hospital in Romford. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic and Harold Wood Polyclinic. We have two of the busiest emergency departments in London.

As we recover from Covid-19, we're proud to be leading the way nationally in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The pandemic provided the drive for our teams to innovate and change. We are tackling the backlog in many ways including having super-clinics in the evening and weekends; using state-of-the art diagnostic equipment; and streamlining the way we work.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Maternity Services

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust (BHRUT) Maternity Services is the largest single site provider of maternity services in London and comprises of both midwifery and obstetric elements. Inpatient maternity services are delivered at the Queens Hospital at Romford. Both Queens Hospital and King George Hospital, based at Ilford, have antenatal services.

Our sites:

Queens hospital

The maternity unit consists of:

Labour Ward: 16 delivery rooms including one bereavement suite, one pool room/delivery room and two theatres

Triage with five trolleys and two side rooms

Six recovery / high dependency beds

The Obstetric Assessment Unit (OAU) which has six bays consisting of five couches.

16 bedded Antenatal ward and two postnatal wards comprising 46 beds.

Queens Birth Centre has 8 individual delivery rooms, two of which have permanent birthing pools and in the other rooms blow up pools are available. There is a four bedded post natal bay. In this last year QBC delivered 1200 women with circa two thirds having a water birth

Antenatal clinic

King George Hospital

At King George Hospital there is an antenatal clinic, sonography and maternity administration function.

Queens Hospital labour ward and Queens Birth Centre delivered 8,202 women in 2015/16 The main sources of referrals are from Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge. There are smaller numbers of referrals from Brentwood and the surrounding Essex area (approximately 250

The majority of each womans antenatal care is provided by community based midwives based on the National institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) Antenatal Care Pathway. The antenatal care is provided in clinics which vary between primary and hospital settings. The primary care settings include childrens centres, health centres and GP surgeries.

Student midwives, medical students and doctors in training also participate in providing care to women under the supervision of midwives and Consultants.

There are 25 consultant obstetricians and gynaecologists who are divided into teams to provide continuity for high risk women. The Labour ward currently has 98 hours of physical consultant presence throughout the week. A complement of junior doctors also provides 24hour cover and training is undertaken through the London Deanery.

A range of anaesthetists and paediatricians also support the department.

Person Specification
Shortlisting Criteria
Essential

  • GMC registration and license to practice
  • Some knowledge of the UK health system
  • Ability to prioritise clinical need

Desirable

  • MRCOG part 1
  • Attendance at PROMPT course

 


BMJRef: BMJ-88486/162-0496-GT

 

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