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MYDoc Trust Registrar in General Surgery

Employer
Mid Yorkshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Wakefield
Salary
£55,329 a year
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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*Please note this vacancy may close early if sufficient suitable applicants apply*

Mid Yorkshire Teaching NHS Trust is pleased to announce the development and introduction of these new roles.The posts will be a combination of service delivery and educational input within the specialty.

These posts are not recognised UK training posts.However, the post-holders will have a named supervisor, and be supported in undertaking scheduled educational opportunities within the Trust and specialties.

An opportunity has arisen for dynamic and motivated doctor to join our department for 12 months.

The Department offers a supportive and encouraging environment in which to develop technical and professional skills.

Acute General Surgery has recently been reconfigured with all Emergency Surgery based on the Wakefield site. The surgical registrars participate in a 1:14 rota on a full shift.

The post holder will work alongside the other speciality registrars and will be expected to actively participate in the day to day running of the General Surgical department and will have the opportunity to attend operating theatre sessions and out-patients clinics.

Main duties of the job

The main duties of the post will include:

Provision of care with responsibility for the management of patients with acute and chronic conditions including complex cases.

Referral of patients to other specialities as appropriate

Out-patient activities/clinics

Involvement in specialty and cross-specialty multi-disciplinary teams and meetings

Involvement in relevant administration duties

Teaching and supervision of junior medical staff and other clinicians as appropriate

Active involvement in audit and clinical governance including service improvement activities

The above list is not intended to be exhaustive and it is likely duties may be altered from time to time in the light of changing circumstances and after discussion with the post holder.

About us

We provide care and support to over a million people in Wakefield and Kirklees in their homes, community settings and across our three hospital sites at Pontefract, Dewsbury and Pinderfields (Wakefield).

Always striving for excellence, we are at the forefront of innovation and research, and we invest in teaching and the development of our workforce.

We live by our values of caring, improving, being respectful and maintaining high standards. We listen and learn because we aim to make Mid Yorkshire the best place to work and receive care.

We value diversity and welcome talent and enthusiasm irrespective of age, disability, neurodivergence, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances including providing unpaid carers support to someone with a health and care need. As ethnic minority groups, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with a disability/neurodivergence are currently under-represented across the organisation, we encourage applications from members of these groups. We have policies and procedures to ensure all applicants are treated fairly and consistently.

We are proud of our staff networks - who offer valuable guidance and feedback from those with lived experience.

We have a clear vision and you could be part of this! If you share our values and you want to make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families and carers, we would love to hear from you.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The Service Role

From a clinical perspective these posts will participate in the cross site senior trainee rota. The senior trainee rota is compliant with the 2016 junior doctor contract averaging 48 hours per week. The illustrative rota pattern is attached to this job description.

Duties will be based primarily on our Pinderfields Hospital site although all our medical staff are involved in delivering care to patients on all our sites.

The main duties of the post will include:

Provision of care with responsibility for the management of patients with acute and chronic conditions including complex cases.

Referral of patients to other specialities as appropriate

Out-patient activities/clinics

Involvement in specialty and cross-specialty multi-disciplinary teams and meetings

Involvement in relevant administration duties

Teaching and supervision of junior medical staff and other clinicians as appropriate

Active involvement in audit and clinical governance including service improvement activities

The above list is not intended to be exhaustive and it is likely duties may be altered from time to time in the light of changing circumstances and after discussion with the post holder.

The MYDoc Training Programme Educational Input & Recognition

Doctors appointed to a MYDoc post will receive relevant educational input. Each doctor will be allocated an Educational Supervisor and will be required to develop a Personalised Work Schedule.

The Trust identifies the following as educational opportunities:

Core Service Duties Routine clinical work affords many informal opportunities for learning, especially in multidisciplinary team meetings, as well as ad hoc formal 'bedside' teaching.

Clinics Not always available as a formal training opportunity for all grades but extra exposure often possible within ambulatory care.

Ward Rounds Formal and informal teaching rounds where possible, formality usually dependent on clinical activity levels.

Breakfast Clubs Foundation and other grades of trainees can be fully involved in delivering teaching to other trainees and medical students.

Daily teaching in trauma meeting

Mandatory Training Available through the Trust Intranet.

Teaching Numerous opportunities to teach medical students and junior doctors as formal sessions or informally. Training the trainers courses are available externally and occasionally in-house.

Study / PDP Days Study leave is granted according to HEE and trust policies and signed off by the educational supervisor if appropriate.

Other departmental teaching and training sessions Within the Trust there are many educational opportunities, most of which are open to all members of staff. Trainees are encouraged to take these opportunities so long as it will not adversely affect the smooth running of the department. The Education Department maintains an up-to-date schedule of training across the Trust. Some training using low to high fidelity simulation and Human factors training is also available in most specialties. X-Ray, audit, research and departmental meetings are also present in most specialties and provide a source of education both formally and informally. Management meetings within and between departments offer an excellent opportunity for informal learning.

Formal teaching of other trainees and Medical students.

Supervise work experience students.

Supervision Meetings It is important that the trainee receives regular feedback and has regular meetings with their Educational and Clinical Supervisors to discuss their progression and progress against their PDP and personalised work schedule. The Trainees Clinical Supervisor shall meet with them at the start and end of the placement and complete the necessary documentation as detailed on the E-portfolio.

Workplace Based Assessments The ARCP requirements are set out in the Specialty Curriculum. The trainee will have the opportunity to achieve AT LEAST the minimum number of assessments recommended per placement (and should check their curriculum to ensure the minimum is met, at least throughout their placement).

Audit / Quality Improvement

The department is expected to undertake a number each year. The trainee will have opportunities to be included and should discuss these with their educational supervisor.

Study Time

1 hour per week set-aside for trainees to complete work mandated by the curriculum. The hour can be taken at a time that is at the discretion of the trainee, but should not adversely impact the smooth running of the department. The work includes but is not limited to: Pre-reading for ALS Course, Maintaining the e-portfolio, Involvement in quality improvement, SCRIPT modules.

Exam Preparation We arrange formal mock exams to prepare for FRCS examinations.

The weekly timetable should include a balance of these activities appropriate to your grade, role and training requirements. You are required to maintain a dialogue with your Clinical and Educational Supervisor to ensure the balance of these activities meets your developmental needs.

Whilst not a recognised training post Doctors successfully completing their training programme will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement from the Trust. Doctors will use established work-place based assessment (WPBA) tools to chart progress and keep relevant evidence in an electronic portfolio system. There will be an annual review of progress based on evidence within the portfolios including the WPBA, 360 assessment, personal reflections and CPD, covering both clinical, personal and professional development, and a Certificate of Achievement (appropriate to that year/level of training) will be issued.

Formal visits may only be offered to candidates who have been shortlisted for interview. Such candidates may be reimbursed their travel and subsistence expenses for one such visit only. In the case of candidates travelling from abroad, travelling expenses are normally payable only from the point of entry to the UK.

Appraisal and Revalidation

This post is not recognised for training and brings with it an obligation to engage with the process of revalidation on an annual basis.

All our Trust appointed doctors are required to engage positively with appraisal and revalidation. The Trust has procedures that comply with national recommendations. As a Trust employed doctor on a fixed term contract successfully appointed applicants will need to have a prescribed connection with Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust via GMC Connect and will therefore have the Medical Director at the Trust as their GMC Responsible Officer.

Continuing Professional Development

The Trust requires all its doctors to engage with continuing professional development, guided by the relevant professional associations or Royal Colleges. Time and funding is provided according to departmental and Trust policies, subject to approval through the clinical management structures. There is a programme of mandatory training which all relevant staff must complete as required.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • Full GMC Registration with licence to practise
  • Medical Degree from recognised medical school
  • Successful completion of post registration training

Desirable

  • ATLS certification
  • Higher qualification
  • MRCS or equivalent

Right to Work
Essential

  • Eligibility to work in the UK

Experience
Essential

  • Experience in acute and elective General Surgery at CT2 or equivalent level for at least 12 months with recent experience in the NHS
  • Demonstrates intelligent and analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Good time management.

Desirable

  • Possess good organisational skills.

Personal Attributes
Essential

  • Possesses good communication skills.
  • Flexibility.
  • Willingness to provide and learn all aspects of hospitals internal systems and processes and adhere to local policies
  • Willingness to participate in further education and audit
  • Physically able to carry out the duties as specified in the job description and ability to evidence competencies
  • Disclosure + Barring Service (DBS) Clearance

Desirable

  • Has personal insight into own strengths and weaknesses.
  • Ability to contribute to the development of the Trust, the Unit and its services.
  • Evidence of multidisciplinary team working
  • Specific educational interests and evidence of educational ideas or project work.

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C9377-23-0135

 

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