Interviews will take place on 21st December 2023.
This is an exciting opportunity for a Consultant to join the Oral & Maxillofacial surgery department at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust. The successful candidate will provide a comprehensive Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery service to the population of Coventry and Warwickshire. We are looking to appoint a dynamic team player who will take part in the general Oral & Maxillofacial services, and who will be encouraged to develop a subspecialty interest that complements the department and needs of the local population.
Our Oral & Maxillofacial team are based in the main outpartient department with rooms for minor surgical procedures and orthodontics / restorative dentistry. Major in-patient operating is provided only on the UHCW, with patients being cared for principally on Ward 23 with Head and Neck, Maxillofacial and ENT. Our team have an excellent prosthetic service which suports maxillofacial, head and neck, breast and plastic surgical services and has an in-house 3D printer for planning and model construction.
N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date if we receive a high volume of applications or if there has been a change in organisational priorities.
Main duties of the job
- Work with other members of the team to provide a comprehensive general OMFS service to Primary Care Trusts and General Dental and Medical Practitioners.
- Provide a consultation and advisory service to clinical colleagues in other specialities within the Trust.
- Be encouraged to develop a subspecialty practice which compliments existing members of the team.
- Participate in the maxillofacial on-call rota with consultant colleagues.
- Participate in regular clinical meetings and other postgraduate activities.
- Demonstrate financial awareness and understand the impact of you and your team's decisions.
- Comply with all relevant Trust policies and procedures.
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.
We are extremely proud of our skilled employees across our hospital sites in Coventry and Rugby, with high quality patient care positioned at the heart of everything we do.
Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a national and international leader in healthcare.
By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities.
There has never been a better time to join our team.
The successful candidate will form part of a team of consultants providing a comprehensive Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery service to the population of Coventry and Warwickshire. In-patient operating and some clinical activity will be at the University Hospital, but the successful candidate's remaining clinical sessions are likely to include a peripheral site which may be at Warwick Hospital, Rugby St Cross Hospital or the George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton. On call duties are 1 week in 4 based at UHCW NHS Trust, although we hope this will move 1 in 5 with successful recruitment to other posts.
Our Oral & Maxillofacial department is housed in the main outpatient department at the University Hospital site (Clinics 10/11), conveniently located alongside the ENT and Ophthalmology departments. We have outpatient clinical rooms in the department, together with rooms for minor surgical procedures and Orthodontics / Restorative Dentistry.
Major in-patient operating is provided only on the UHCW site, with patients being cared for principally on Ward 23 with Head and Neck, Maxillofacial and ENT.
Oral & Maxillofacial Services
The department provides comprehensive care to the whole of the Coventry & Warwickshire region functioning as a hub and spoke service with surrounding district general hospitals. In-patient services are provided by University Hospital, Coventry with facilities for outpatient and day care services at George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton, St Cross Hospital, Rugby and Warwick Hospital.
A full range of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgical services are available to patients and the University Hospital is a designated Major Trauma Centre. Orthodontic support to the service is provided by consultant colleagues at Warwick Hospital and combined clinics take place both at Warwick and on the University Hospital site.
There is access to an excellent prosthetics service, supporting Maxillofacial, Head and Neck, Breast and Plastic Surgical Services and has an in-house 3D printer for planning and model construction.
Knowledge and Experience
Teaching and Education
Audit, Governance and Research
Commitment to Trust Values and Behaviours