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Trust Grade Registrar - Neurology

Employer
Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Kettering
Salary
£40,257 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Feb 2023

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Sector
Hospital, Neurology
Career Level
Specialty registrar
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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This post replaces the current trainee who had successfully completed the training period in department of Neurology in Kettering. You will be joining a team of four consultants. This is an ideal post for someone who is looking to gain more experience in Neurology working with the consultants and learning new skills.

Post holder is expected to undertake supervised Neurology out- patient clinics and one Electromyography EMG clinic (training will be provided). The registrar will support the consultants with in-patient referrals and attend to procedures such as Lumbar punctures and IV infusions on weekly basis. Registrar is expected to attend and present at weekly neuro-imaging(CT-angios & MRI) MDT.

There is a possibility of attending specialist clinics such as epilepsy, Multiple sclerosis, Botulinum Toxin injection clinic and nerve conduction studies clinics in Kettering and attending the regional center weekly for learning from highly specialized clinics in Epilepsy surgery, peripheral nerve disorders, neuro-immunology, muscle disorders, Neuro-vascular clinics, EEG reporting as per interest.

Arrangements could also be made for the appointee to attend an alternative hospital for further training if they have special interest areas in neurology.

Research and publications are encouraged and supported.

Main duties of the job

To provide care and management to all patients under the care of Neurology alongside consultants

  • To participate in clinical and other service activities with the object of ensuring a high standard of patient care
  • To participate in undergraduate teaching and training as required
  • Audit and research as required
  • Weekly Academic session at regional Neurology centre (Coventry university Hospital or Oxford)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Clinical: The duties of this post may be summarised as

  • Four Clinics including Hot Clinics and One EMG Clinics(training will be provided)
  • There is an on call-rota 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday for in-patient care
  • Bi-weekly lumbar puncture clinic(monthly Xray guided LP clinic)

About us

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest employers in the area and we are on an exciting journey. Our mission is to provide safe, compassionate, and clinically excellent patient care, by being an outstanding employer for our people. We have entered into a Group Model with neighbouring Northampton General Hospital and have become University Hospitals of Northamptonshire.

Our Excellence Values:

Compassion Respect Integrity Courageous Accountable

Job description
Job responsibilities

Clinical: The duties of this post may be summarised as

Four Clinics including Hot Clinics and One EMG Clinics(training will be provided)

There is an on call-rota 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday for in-patient care

Bi-weekly lumbar puncture clinic(monthly Xray guided LP clinic)

Senior Staff: There are 3.08 Neurology Consultants at present with one long term Locum Consultant.

Excellent experience and teaching in all areas of the management of acute and chronic neurological conditions will be provided.

In addition to this there is an active teaching program at the regional centre to introduce and explore topics specific to neurology. There will also be the opportunity to attend the weekly clinical meeting at the regional centre.

Additional experience forms a central training component of these posts and will be appropriately supported.

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Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

First fit clinic

Audit/Research

SPA

Day cases

Lumbar punctures, IVIG

Ward Referrals/admin

10.30-11.30

Oxford Grand rounds (on line)

SPA

Hot clinic

Ward referrals

EMG clinic

(will provide in-house training)

Hot clinic

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the Shortlisting Criteria section of the document.

Person Specification
N/A
Essential

  • MB BS/MB ChB or equivalent
  • Full GMC Registration / eligibility to apply for GMC registration
  • MRCP Part 2 written or equivalent (i.e. MD or PhD)

Desirable

  • MRCP Completed
  • Knowledge of Audit

BMJ Ref: BMJ-107984/264-4863143-MED

 

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