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Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist with a interest in Obstetrics

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum
Closing date
3 May 2023

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Hospital, Obstetrics and gynaecology
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint one permanent Consultants in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with interest in Obstetrics.

The positions provide an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified specialist to actively contribute to a modern Obstetric & Gynaecological and Gynaecological service within this highly regarded Trust with its wide range of acute and community services, which will afford high professional visibility.

Main duties of the job

Share with consultant colleagues the Obstetric and Gynaecology workload.

Out-of-hours responsibilities, including participation in Consultant on-call rota where applicable;

Cover for colleagues' annual leave and other authorised absences;

Give a consultation and advisory service to medical colleagues in other specialities in the Trust.

Liaise with medical staff in other specialities and participate in the regular clinical meetings and other post-graduate activities of the hospital.

Take part in the Royal College of Obstetrician & Gynaecologists Continuing Professional Development. The Trust will provide study leave expenses in line with national terms and conditions of service.

Play a full part in the teaching and audit activities of the department.

Participate in the trust's appraisal process and attend mandatory training.

Participate in the Trust's Clinical Governance processes.

Contribute to management of the service and, in due course, take on roles of responsibilities within the department.

Comply with the outline Consultant work programme (under provisions of Circular HC90/16) and the weekly timetable of fixed commitments (ie: regular scheduled NHS activities in accordance with paragraph 30B of the TCS).

About us

The James Paget University Hospital as well as the Norfolk and Waveney Hospitals Group comprised of the three acute hospitals in our Integrated Care System (ICS) are committed to increasing our level of digital maturity through our ongoing digital programmes. The successful candidate will be encouraged to actively engage with and participate in digital transformation both within their department and in Trust wide programmes.

Job description
Job responsibilities

This post will attract 10 PAs on the new Consultant contract. This post will include a hot week (Monday to Friday 0900 to 1700) on the delivery floor every 8 weeks.

There will be a dedicated part time secretary for each posts. A personal office will be shared with one other consultant.

Person Specification
Education and Qualifications
  • MBBS or Basic Medical Degree
  • MRCOG or equivalent
  • Hold a certificate or being within 6 months of completion of training or being on or eligible for the UK Specialist Register at the date of interview.
  • Full GMC Registration
  • MD/PhD
Experience & Knowledge
  • Ability to provide expert clinical opinion across a wide range of problems within the specialty of General Obstetric and Gynaecology
  • Ability to exhibit leadership and management skills and participate in developments within the division
  • Willingness to participate in and lead a multi-disciplinary team, balancing department and personal objectives
  • RCOG Advanced Labour ward practice ATSM or equivalent
  • RCOG Uro-gynaecology ATSM
  • Ability to manage obstetrics and emergency Gynaecology independently
  • Experience in High Risk Pregnancy
  • Provide evidence of PROMPT and Fetal monitoring
  • Experience of committee work/project management
  • participate in the TOP service
  • Participate in the TOP service
  • Experience in leading preterm prevention one stop clinic
  • Advanced laparoscopic surgical skills
  • Experience in leading multidisciplinary management of mental disorders in pregnancy.
  • Experience in conducting service development projects in Obstetrics
Academic Achievements
  • Ability to use research outcomes in clinical practice
  • Familiarity with conducting clinical audit
  • Knowledge of using evidence base medicine to support decision making
  • Involvement in research projects and published papers
Key Skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly with colleagues, laboratory staff, and other staff and agencies
  • Capable of organizing and prioritising work effectively
  • Able to plan and develop a modern service in keeping with current trends
  • Willingness to participate in clinical governance, including guideline development
  • Experience in teaching junior medical staff
  • Experience of teaching medical students
  • Able to form part of a team and recognise the importance of team working
  • An interest in developing and reinforcing interdepartmental relations
  • Computer Literate
  • Forward thinking and not afraid of the challenges that change brings

BMJRef: BMJ-117563/177-MDELEC-5153349

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