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Specialty Doctor in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (Fixed Term)

Employer
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Location
Merthyr Tydfil
Salary
£50,620 to £79,144 a year per annum
Closing date
15 Oct 2022

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THIS POST IS FIXED TERM UP TO 12 MONTHS FIXED TERM MATERNITY COVER

We are delighted to be able to advertise two 12 month fixed term (maternity cover) Specialty Doctor Posts in the Maxillofacial & Oral Surgery Department with out of hours on call cover based in Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil. The successful candidate would complement a department of 9 Dental Core Trainees, 2 Specialty Trainee, 2 Associate Specialists 4 Specialty Doctors and 7 consultants. The department provides Oral & Maxillofacial surgery, Restorative Dentistry & Orthodontic Dentistry for the Cwm Taf & Powys catchment area.

Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Main duties of the job

The Specialty Doctor in Oral Surgery who will work under the direction of the consultants in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial surgery. There will be daily contact with a multidisciplinary range of staff based on the ward, in the Emergency Department, in operating theatres, Outpatients, from pharmacy and administrative staff.

The post will provide exposure to a broad range of General & Local Anaesthetic Oral & maxillofacial surgery (elective inpatient and Day Case) plus minor operative procedures. There will be Hospital Consultation clinics for new and review patients under the supervision of either a Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial or Oral Surgeon. The individual will be responsible for the assessment of referrals from the Accident & Emergency Department.

There are combined Oral & Maxillofacial / Orthodontic clinics and combined Oral & Maxillofacial / ENT / Head & Neck Oncology clinics held.

The department also works very closely with the Dermatology Department in the management of skin cancers and the consultants are core members of the skin cancer MDT.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve

Job description
Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job Description and Personal Specification attached within the supporting documents.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential
  • Full GDC Registration
  • MFDS Qualified
Relevant Experience, Knowledge & Skills
Essential
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience at Senior House Officer level within Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Desirable
  • A specific interest in facial trauma, membership of relevant organisations.
  • Experience of having worked at middle grade level in an Acute Oral & Maxillofacial setting.
  • ATLS and ALS certified.
Training
Essential
  • 3 Years in a recognised training post (DF, DCT1, DCT2 etc).
Teaching Skills
Essential
  • Keen interest in learning & teaching
Clinical Ability
Essential
  • Capacity to apply sound clinical knowledge and awareness to fully investigate problems.
  • Capable of conducting operative procedures.
Audit
Essential
  • Keen interest in Audit & Research
Desirable
  • Publications
Research
Essential
  • Understand the principles and relevance of clinical research
Desirable
  • Enthusiasm for participation in research
Clinical Governance
Essential
  • Is up to date and fit to practice safely and is aware of own training needs.
  • Evidence of personal involvement in clinical governance including clinical audit or significant event analysis


BMJRef: BMJ-94175/110-MD850-0922
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