It is an exciting time to join our Diabetes & Endocrinology team within the IMPF Division at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation NHS Trust, which is looking to appoint a consultant physician to work with consultant colleagues and wider multi-disciplinary teams to provide a wide range of diabetes and endocrine services including inpatient diabetes across the Fylde Coast.
Main duties of the job
The clinical commitments of this post will include responsibility for inpatient diabetes & endocrinology care, outpatient clinics, acute medical take on call commitments.The post-holder will work with colleagues to manage a clinically effective and financially responsible service. The post-holder will take part in clinical audit, service evaluation and clinical governance.
The post-holder will work with service colleagues to evaluate the patient outcomes and respond to the finding with appropriate service changes. It is anticipated that there will be significant evolution of the service, particularly in the early years. All members of the team will be expected to have a flexible approach to the necessary service changes.
The post-holder will support medical trainees and other members of the service with their continuing educational needs and personal development.
There is an active Clinical Audit programme in the Medical Directorate under the supervision of the Head of Department. All consultants are expected to participate in the design of audit within their specialty and to attend all audit presentations of the directorate
There is a requirement to participate in annual appraisal in line with GMC regulations.
The successful applicant will be encouraged to participate in research on clinical and/or service issues relating to Diabetes and Endocrinology. The Trust is supported by an active Research and Development department.
For further details please see Job Description
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients.
As one of the United Kingdom's largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents - it's not just a good place to work it's a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.
The post holder will have an opportunity to develop diabetes renal service, multidisciplinary adrenal, and pituitary service with a liaison with Manchester and Preston. The department will support the post holder to gain experience in sub-specialty of their interest.
This new position has been created to play a major role in the delivery of diabetes with focus on expansion of inpatient diabetes and diabetes technology, and endocrine services.
Fur further details please see job description attached.
- Full registration with the General Medical Council.
- Primary Medical qualification. MRCP, or equivalent.
- MD, PhD or other relevant qualifications Entry on Specialist Register or within six months of receipt of certificate of completion of training (CCT) in general (internal) medicine by the date of the interview.
- Ability to supervise audit projects.
- Understanding of principles of research and audit. Regular attendance at audit meetings.
- Evidence of recent research activity and publications. Recent personal involvement in audit
- Enthusiasm and commitment to the specialty
- Membership of appropriate societies
- Ability to work well as a member of a team. Ability to work as team leader when required. Possess good organisational and teaching skills. Possess good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively in English
- Experience of supervision of other staff.
- Understanding of principles of Clinical Governance
- Awareness of Management issues in the NHS
- Agreement to live within 10 miles of the Trust or within reasonable access by car. Car owner with full driving licence.
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals
Whinney Heys Rd
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