We are looking for enthusiastic and able Consultant in Infection to join the integrated Infection Service across the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. The post presents an exciting opportunity to practice clinical infection across one of largest Trusts in England which includes tertiary and secondary care services and serves a diverse population of approximately 2 million people.
UHB is a regional centre for cancer, trauma, neurosurgery, renal dialysis, burns and plastics It has the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe. It also hosts the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine (RCDM) and is a Level 1 trauma centre.
The post holder will work across the 4 hospital sites -- Heartlands Hospital, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and Solihull Hospital and two laboratories: Department of Microbiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital and UKHSA Laboratory at Heartlands Hospital. They may also be required to provde clinical and Inection control support to additional hospitals regionally eg, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and BCHC as well as our local General practices .
For further details, please review the job description and contact the following Clinical Service Leads :
Dr Mimi Hamad, Clinical Service Lead for Microbiology
0121 371 15725
Dr Neil Jenkins, Clinical Service Lead for Infectious Diseases
0121 424 3354
Dr Husam Osman , Clinical Service Lead for UKHSA , Microbiology & Virology
0121 424 2240
Main duties of the job
The post holder will have the opportunity to rotate across all clinical activities of the integrated infection service.
The role is for 10PAs and entails clinical duties to include ward rounds, clinical consults, clinical authorisation and telephone advice , multidisciplinary team meetings, participation in all clinical governance activities, including clinical audit, clinical effectiveness, risk management, quality improvement activities as required by the Trust, and external accrediting bodies.
The job plan will be agreed on starting the post, and may include some shared trust infection control responsibility and my entail a minor public health role/commitment. The post holder will be expected to contribute to the microbiology on call rota.