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:
Job description Job responsibilities
- 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.
For full details of the role requirements please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for this vacancyPerson 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
- Valid certified advanced life support skills
Clinical Experience Essential
- Appropriate Higher Degree e.g. MD, PhD or MSc or equivalent
- 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
Clinical Governance Essential
- 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)
- 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
- Knowledge of risk management
- Knowledge of annual job planning/appraisal review process
- Experience and knowledge of critical appraisal of evidence so as to improve clinical outcomes
- Evidence of initiating, progressing and concluding research projects with publication
- Research degree
- Evidence of organising programmes and teaching medical students and junior doctors
- Willingness to teach all grades of professional multidisciplinary staff
- Organisation of further teaching programmes in medical education
- Training the Trainers experience
- Knowledge of the management and structure of the NHS
- Willingness to participate in clinical management
- Evidence of management training