This post provides an important contribution to the high-quality Haematology service provided to the population of Gwent. The post holder will be required to participate with the myeloma service and clinics, as well as sharing in general haematology duties. The post will require the applicant to periodically attend on the haematology ward, and potentially provide the support for lymphoma and myeloid clinics.
Specific responsibilities of the post are listed in the next section.
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: -
Main duties of the job
- To ensure the provision of a first-class clinical servic
- To provide effective leadership to all staff engaged in the specialt
- To sustain and develop teaching and research wherever appropriat
- To undertake all work in accordance with the Health Board's procedures and operating policie
- To conduct clinical practice in accordance with contractual requirements and within the parameters of the Division's and Health Board's service plan
- To maintain the confidence of business plans and development strategies formulated for the specialty, the Medical Division or the Health Board
The Aneurin Bevan University Health Board's Clinical Haematology directorate is a busy, dynamic, and organised department, comprising 12 Consultants (9.8 WTE) currently across three sites - The Grange University Hospital, Nevill Hall Hospital and Royal Gwent Hospital, supported by specialist nursing staff, junior medical staff, and pharmacists.
Clinical duties will be based across the Health Board's sites. Currently there are dedicated haematology in-patient beds at the Grange University Hospital, with day care and outpatient activity being carried out at the Royal Gwent and Nevill Hall Hospital. Office accommodation, secretarial support and full IT facilities will be provided.
There are full routine haematology, coagulation and blood banking laboratory facilities on the sites which are UKAS accredited. The department provides a Haematology service to BCSH level 2B, with up to eleven haematology in-patient beds on the Grange University Hospital site. There are close links with the tertiary centre in Cardiff, to which patients requiring level 3 or 4 care are referred. We actively participate in shared care and patients are managed locally as far as possible.About us
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.Job description Job responsibilities
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This position involves Regulated Activity with children and 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 and childrens barred list check
Applicants must hold full registration and a licence to practice with the GMC
Candidates for Consultantposts 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.Person Specification Qualifications Essential Desirable Clinical Governance Essential Desirable Clinical Experience Essential Desirable Research Essential Desirable Teaching Essential Desirable Management Essential Desirable Other Requirements Essential Desirable