Have you considered developing your Urology skills in a growing and research-oriented Trust?
We are seeking a well-motivated and innovative Consultant Urologist to assist in the delivery of high-quality evidence-based Urology Clinical services while implementing innovative working practices in creating a high-performing multidisciplinary team.
Joining a team of Consultants and Specialist Doctors, you will share the responsibility for the provision of care to our patients, and you will support the development of Clinical Governance using audit findings to improve the quality of treatment and to minimise clinical risk.
Research is important for us. We established strong working partnerships with Cambridge as our Tertiary and Cancer Network Centre in developing rapid pathways for diagnostics of cancer.
We are committed to developing careers and we will offer you the encouragement and support to pursue your own subspecialty within the department. In managing your daily clinical and administrative duties, a secretary and clerical staff will be provided.
You must be on the General Medical Council Specialist Register, or within six months of being admitted to the Register for Trainees if in a Training Programme within the UK. In addition, you must be on the GMC Specialist Register, or within 6 months of achieving CCST.
Main duties of the job
The job plan has been created to include 10 PAs with 1 in 8 basis on-call Urology services cover. You will assist colleagues reciprocally to cover absence. Emergency cover for patients is provided at all sites.
Your focus will be oriented to the delivery of increased day case and outpatient care with Urology Assessment and Treatment centres at Stamford and Hinchingbrooke Hospitals.
You will be supported by colleagues to promote the collective aims of the department and the development of multi-disciplinary teams with shared responsibility for the provision of care to our patients.
You will contribute to the development of clinical governance, using audit findings to improve the quality of treatment and to minimise clinical risk.
As a specialist leader in Urology, you will develop innovative working practices, and support the growing clinical contribution of non-medical staff.
North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust provides acute care to our local communities via two District General Hospitals in Peterborough and Huntingdon, and a community hospital in Stamford.
We are promoting flexible working and a health work/home life balance. Agile working options are automatically considered for all roles within the Trust.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates from our local communities.
Your package with us includes a lot more than just your pay and here are a few of the additional benefits that are available to you as an employee:
- Relocation allowance in line with the Trust policy
- Access to the NHS Pension Scheme
- Generous Holiday Entitlement, starting at 27 days a year (for full time workers) plus bank/public holidays
- Free staff car parking on all our hospital sites during this financial year
- In-house Physiotherapy Services
- Career development and training opportunities
- Emotional Wellbeing Service covering a range of online support, access to mobile apps and 24/7 counselling services
- Subsidised meals at our hospital restaurants
- Access to exclusive discounts, cashback and vouchers via NHS Discounts and Blue Light Card
If you share our values and vision and are passionate about working with people on what matters to them, you could be a real asset to Team North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust.
The post holder will be expected to assist both the development of Urology clinical services and those associated with his/her sub-speciality. Key responsibilities include:
- To work with colleagues to promote the collective aims of the department.
- To promote the development of multi-disciplinary teams and shared responsibility for the provision of care to patients.
- To support the development of clinical governance, using audit findings to improve the quality of treatment and to minimise clinical risk.
- To develop innovative working practices, and to support the growing clinical contribution of non-medical staff.
- To supervise and manage junior medical staff.
- To assist in the teaching and training programmes for junior medical staff and Postgraduate Medical Education.
- To work effectively within a team and communicate well with patients, General Practitioners, and hospital colleagues.
- Full GMC registration
- CCT or CESR (CP), or within 6 months of attaining this
- FRCS(Urol) or equivalent
- Evidence of thorough and broad training in Urological Surgery
- Ability to take full and independent responsibility for clinical care of patients
- Commitment to continuing Medical Education
- Willingness to undertake additional professional responsibilities at departmental, local, regional or national levels
- Hold a current driving licence
- Ability to organise and manage outpatient priorities, surgical waiting lists and operating lists
- Evidence of ability to manage staff