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CONSULTANT FOR EMERGENCY GENERAL SURGERY WITH UPPER GI INTEREST

Employer
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
Depending on experience £84,559 - £114,003
Closing date
29 Dec 2022

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Sector
Hospital, General surgery
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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This post has been created to join the General Surgery team at St. George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. This post has been developed to provide delivery of clinical care for upper gastrointestinal, general, and emergency surgical patients. Experience in bariatric surgery is preferable to help provide bariatric surgery at St. George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to:

  • To take an active part, in co-operation with colleagues, in the development of emergency general surgery.
  • To take an active part, in co-operation with colleagues, in the provision of bariatric surgery.
  • Support the introduction of a Same Day Emergency Care service.
  • To take an active part in the management and administration of the Upper GI service.
  • To take an active part in the management and administration of trauma surgery.
  • To take a leading role in clinical governance within the department.
  • To take a leading role in the tuition of medical students from St George's University of London.
  • An interest in research would be strongly supported.

About us

The General Surgery Department provides care for elective and emergency patients presenting with surgical gastrointestinal conditions. It is currently composed of the upper gastrointestinal surgical team and the colorectal surgical team; both teams contribute to care of emergency patients. It is planned to create an Emergency General Surgical team which will be devoted to the care of emergency general surgical patients; this will form a subgroup within the General Surgery Department. The Emergency General Surgery firm will have its own junior clinical team and it is anticipated that 5 consultants will work together to oversee provision of emergency care.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please see the attached job description for more extensive description. Job plan is indicative.

In addition to the above the post holder will be expected to:

  • To take an active part in the management and administration of trauma surgery.
  • To take a leading role in clinical governance within the department.
  • To take a leading role in the tuition of medical students from St Georges University of London.
  • An interest in research would be strongly supported.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • Full GMC Registration
  • Entry on the GMC Specialist Register via CCT (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview) CESR or European Community Rights
  • An appropriate higher 'General Surgery' surgical qualification e.g. FRCS(Gen) or equivalent

Desirable

  • JAG accreditation in upper GI endoscopy
  • Higher degree (MD, PhD, etc)
  • Post CCT fellowship

Clinical Experience
Essential

  • Experience and training in General and Emergency surgery
  • Ability to manage a range of emergency and elective general surgical conditions
  • Training in advanced laparoscopic surgery
  • NHS experience

Desirable

  • Interest in emergency surgery
  • Independent practice in laparoscopic upper gastrointestinal surgery

Teaching Experience
Essential

  • Experience of supervising juniors
  • Ability to teach clinical and operative skills
  • Ability to apply research outcomes to clinical and surgical problems

Desirable

  • Postgraduate teaching qualification
  • Experience in delivering surgical skills courses
  • Experience in co-ordination and delivery of postgraduate surgical training
  • Experience in co-ordination and delivery of undergraduate surgical training

Clinical audit
Essential

  • Ability to manage & lead surgical firm
  • Involvement in audit programmes

Desirable

  • Engagement with NELA

Research Experience
Essential

  • Ability to manage & lead research projects

Desirable

  • Track record of publications in peer reviewed journals
  • Ability to supervise postgraduate research

Management and Adminstrative experience
Essential

  • Ability to apply research outcomes to clinical and surgical problems
  • Ability to organise and manage out-patient priorities, surgical waiting lists and operating lists
  • Computer skills

Desirable

  • Undertaken management training course

Personal Attributes
Essential

  • Ability to work in a team
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Enquiring, critical approach to work
  • Committed to continuing professional development
  • Communicate effectively with patients, relatives, GPs, nurses and other agencies

Other Attributes
Essential

  • Strong leadership skills and performance driven.

BMJRef: BMJ-102031/200-SU-712861-4775202-EB

 

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