We have an opportunity for a Locum Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist to join our existing team within ABUHB.
You will help to cover sixty hours of Labour Ward and also enable us to provide eight elective Caesarean section lists per week. You will also help to deliver our emergency gynaecological commitments and CEPOD theatre requirements as well as supporting existing Obstetric & Gynaecological services.
- General Obs and Gynaecology services are delivered from RGH, NHH ,YYF, YAB, County Hospital and GUH Acute obstetrics , gynaecology care is delivered centrally at the new Grange University Hospital
- Maternity services are provided in five community boroughs and two obstetric units at the Royal Gwent Hospital (RGH) and Nevill Hall Hospital (NHH) with a midwifery-led stand-alone Birth Centre in Ystrad Mynach (YYF)
- Obstetric Antenatal Clinics are held at the main hospital sites and four out-reach clinic in the community.
- A foetal-maternal service is located at both RGH and NHH with links to Cardiff and Bristol for tertiary services.
- Gynaecology out-patient and in-patient services are provided at three hospitals with outreach clinics at other sites
This is a 10 session job plan with a commitment to evening and weekend on call (rota 1:20 with prospective cover). The number of SPA's may vary with the agreement of the post holder and the Health Board in advance or after commencement and an increase in SPA's would accompany an agreement to take on additional duties
Main duties of the job
As a senior employee of the Health Board the post holder will work in close co-operation with, and support other clinical, medical professional and managerial colleagues in providing high quality healthcare to the Health Board's patients.
Integral to the responsibilities of the post are the following requirements:-
- To ensure the provision of a first class clinical service
- To provide effective leadership to all staff engaged in the specialty
- To sustain and develop teaching and research wherever appropriate
- To undertake all work in accordance with the Health Board's procedures and operating policies
- To conduct clinical practice in accordance with contractual requirements and within the parameters of the Division's and Health Board's service plans
- To maintain the confidence of business plans and development strategies formulated for the specialty, the Medical Division or the Health Board
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.
We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.
Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.
Please see attached job description
This position involves Regulated Activity with adults as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (amended by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012) and the following checks will be undertaken following any conditional offer:
- Enhanced check with barred list information, including an adults list check
Applicants must hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC
Candidates for Consultant posts must also be on the GMC Specialist Register (including via CESR/European Community Rights) or will have a CCT/CESR(CP)date within 6 months of interview.
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