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Consultant in Gastroenterology

Employer
Hywel Dda University Health Board
Location
Haverfordwest
Salary
£86,063 to £111,732 a year per annum
Closing date
11 Oct 2022

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Sector
Hospital, General internal medicine
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

100-MED-WGH-098-B

Consultant in Gastroenterology

Base: Withybush General Hospital, Haverfordwest

Salary: 86,063 - 111,732 per annum

To provide, with consultant colleagues (as appropriate) a service in General Medicine and support the development of sub-speciality interest to the hospital and community so designated with responsibility for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illness.

All clinical staff are accountable and responsible for their own clinical competence and should limit their actions to those for which they are deemed competent.

Clinical staff are also required to comply with the requirements of their professional organisation regarding supervision.

You would work primarily in the acute secondary care setting supporting the innovative and exciting work occurring outside the acute hospital.

You would also take part in the acute medical in-patient service for all adult age groups and be part of the General Medical on-call rota 1:12.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will have joint responsibility for Ward 7 which is a Gastroenterology and General Internal Medicine Ward with up to 26 beds. This will be by a consultant of the week model with ward responsibility alternating on a fortnightly or more basis. When the consultant does not have ward responsibility there will be increased clinic and endoscopy sessions.

Ward 7 is supported by a consultant geriatrician one session a week to support MDT meeting and review of patients with frailty issues.

The post holder if they have the appropriate endoscopy skillset may opt to do the upper GI bleed on-call rota based at WWGH in place of the GIM on-call in Withybush or do a slot-share (i.e. 1 in 24 GIM on-call) this is negotiable.

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:
  • Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest;
  • Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire;
  • 48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres;
  • Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services;
  • Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.


Job description
Job responsibilities

For full details of the role requirements please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for this vacancy

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential
  • Full GMC Registration and Licence to Practise
  • On specialist register or SpR due to obtain relevant CCT within 6 months of interview
  • MRCP
  • Valid certified advanced life support skills
Desirable
  • Appropriate Higher Degree e.g. MD, PhD or MSc or equivalent
Clinical Experience
Essential
  • Broad based experience in Acute General Medicine and Gastroenterology
  • Knowledge of UK hospital systems (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge and participation in CPD
  • Competence in Gastroenterology
  • Able to apply knowledge
  • Safe and effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Meet the requirement of the GMC's Good Medical Practice
Desirable
  • Experience of NHS
  • Wider experience, research and training in providing sub specialty service
  • Evidence of above average performance
  • Membership of the British Society of Gastroenterology
  • Additional clinical qualification(s)
Clinical Governance
Essential
  • Evidence of participation in clinical audit and understanding role of audit in improving medical practice
  • Comprehension of core philosophy and building blocks of Clinical Governance
Desirable
  • Knowledge of risk management
  • Knowledge of annual job planning/appraisal review process
Research
Essential
  • Experience and knowledge of critical appraisal of evidence so as to improve clinical outcomes
Desirable
  • Evidence of initiating, progressing and concluding research projects with publication
  • Research degree
Teaching
Essential
  • Evidence of organising programmes and teaching medical students and junior doctors
  • Willingness to teach all grades of professional multidisciplinary staff
Desirable
  • Organisation of further teaching programmes in medical education
  • Training the Trainers experience
Management
Essential
  • Knowledge of the management and structure of the NHS
  • Willingness to participate in clinical management
Desirable
  • Evidence of management training


BMJRef: BMJ-92264/100-MED-WGH-098-B

Company

About Us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is one of seven acute Health Boards in Wales serving a population of 384,000 and right now we are building our Future, setting the Pace for Care. It is an integrated health body, ensuring the delivery of high quality primary, community, mental health and secondary care services, and it is responsible for the health and wellbeing of people across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire.

You will enjoy excellent conditions of employment, whilst building your future in one of the best locations in the UK. West Wales is beautiful, sharing rugged coastlines with misty mountains. Outdoor sports are easy to pursue, whilst the amenities of urban centres such as Swansea and Cardiff are not too far away. The pace of life can be fast or slow, with a diverse range of people sharing an envious work-life balance across the region, with excellent quality schools, and reasonable property prices contribute to low living costs and high quality of life. 

Career Development

Hywel Dda is committed to developing the leadership capability of medics and we pride ourselves on the suite of medical and multi-disciplinary leadership programmes we have created that promote, support and encourage continuous development and improvement.

Hywel Dda is an organisation that aims to deliver a healthcare system of the highest quality, with excellent outcomes for our patients and our population. We value our staff and the work that they do and want all staff, at all levels, in all roles, to feel competent and empowered to make the changes that they know will improve patient’s experience and outcomes of care.

To achieve this aim, Hywel Dda needs a community of doctors from across the organisation that can lead the development and delivery of excellent clinical services.

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