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StR Higher General Surgery with interest in Breast surgery

Employer
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust
Location
Plymouth
Salary
£55,329 a year pa
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Profession
Specialist doctor, General surgery
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time
Setting
Hospital

The appointed STR3 or higher will provide specialist care to patients with senior support and supervision and will work alongside Breast Consultants, Middle Grade and Junior Doctors in the provision of a high-quality elective, urgent and emergency Breast service for the patients attending Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust. The appointed STR3 will participate in the General Surgery On Call Rota alongside the wider General Surgery team consisting of Consultants, surgical trainees and foundation doctors.

The wider Breast multi-professional team includes Consultant Surgeons, Consultant Radiologists, Cancer Nurse Specialists, Physician Associates, Radiographers and other healthcare professionals contributing to the care of Breast patients.

  • Timetabled training opportunities in theatres/clinics and Emergency General Surgery on calls.
  • Participate in audits, research projects and publications.

Participate in CME, MDT, M& M

Main duties of the job

Clinical / professional

  • Perform clinical duties expected of a STR3/ higher.
  • Take part in treatment (as allowed within regulations) and assessment services of the department as and when requested, and work within the policies/ procedures of the organisation.
  • Take patients history and perform physical examinations of a patient. Record details in the medical records (as per departmental and hospital standards).
  • Work collaboratively with the multi disciplinary clinical team. To encourage and ensure good working relationships.
  • Deliver supervised out-patients' clinics and procedures.
  • To communicate with GPs and other health professionals the outcome of clinical appointments in a timely way.
  • To contribute to the development of efficient pathways of care in accordance with current best practice and national guidelines.
  • To fully document all aspects of patient care and complete all required paperwork.
  • Support and contribute to timely discharge planning including completing discharge summaries.
  • Have, develop and maintain specialist medical knowledge.
  • Keep up to date with current guidelines and maintain best practice.
  • Provide specialised advice concerning care - accountable for direct delivery advice to the multi-disciplinary team across organisations, primary and secondary care and ensuring good service delivery.
  • Frequent concentration with work pattern being unpredictable - concentrating for patient assessment and interruptions . Some report writing and attending meetings

About us

We are a people business - where every member of staff matters and can make a difference. Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Joining University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust means becoming part of a team of dedicated staff, who are committed to leading the way through innovation, clinical excellence and great customer care. The Trust has great opportunities for career development in a highly progressive working environment. We offer all of this in a vibrant, modern city with a historic reputation for adventure. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION WILL BE ELECTRONIC, PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT REGULARLY. If you have any issues with applying online and need additional support including reasonable adjustments with the application process please contact the recruitment team on 01752 432100. We recognise that work life balance is important for our colleagues and so we invite requests from applicants around less than full time/flexible working for our advertised roles. Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss this prior to your application submission. We commit to giving this full consideration in each case. We encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles, as diversity strengthens our teams. It is sometimes necessary to close vacancies before the closing date. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Clinical / professional

  • Perform the clinical duties expected of a STR3/ higher.
  • Take part in parts of the treatment (as allowed within current regulations) and assessment services of the department as and when requested, and work within the policies and procedures of the organisation.
  • Take patients history and perform physical examinations of a patient. Record the history and examination in the medical records (as per departmental and hospital standard of care).
  • Work collaboratively with the clinical team, i.e. consultants, junior doctors, nursing staff, therapy staff etc. to encourage and ensure good working relationships.
  • Deliver supervised out-patients clinics.
  • Deliver supervised outpatient procedures.
  • To communicate with GPs and other health professionals the outcome of clinical appointments in a timely fashion.
  • To contribute to the development of efficient pathways of care in accordance with current best practice and national guidelines.
  • To fully document all aspects of patient care and complete all required paperwork.
  • Support and contribute to timely discharge planning including completing discharge summaries.
  • Have, develop and maintain specialist medical knowledge.
  • Keep up to date with current guidelines and maintain best practice.
  • Provide highly specialised advice concerning care accountable for direct delivery advice to the multi-disciplinary team across organisations, primary and secondary care and accountable for ensuring good service delivery.
  • Frequent concentration with work pattern being unpredictable concentrating for patient assessment, interruptions to deal with other clinical or service issues. Some report writing and attending meetings.

Training is integral to the department, with supervision and mentorship. Study leave entitlement (financial and time) provided.

Job Plan

This is a full-time post (40 hours) with additional General Surgery On call commitment and off days related to the On Call shifts.

General Surgery On Call Rota supplement

On-call rota:

General Surgery On Call Rota supplement

Managerial/Organisational Relationships

The post-holder will be managerially responsible to the Service Line Clinical Director for Breast Services, and professionally responsible to the Medical Director.

The post-holder will be required to comply with all Trust Policies, notably in relation to job schedule, appraisal and leave, in line with Departmental and Trust objectives.

Key Working Relationships

The post holders will interact with breast surgery, breast oncology clinical teams, nursing, breast imaging and admin teams as well as with other departments and healthcare staff in the hospital, and with General Practitioners.

Person Specification
Education, qualifications, and special training
Essential

  • MBBS or equivalent
  • GMC Registration with a current Licence to Practice and up to date with revalidation
  • Certificate of completion of Foundation Training + further training in General Surgery

Desirable

  • Previous NHS experience
  • Previous experience in Breast Units

Knowledge and skills
Essential

  • A sound knowledge of basic clinical sciences and the ability to apply this knowledge to clinical practice.

Personal skills
Essential

  • Ability to cope with stressful situations and take on responsibility.
  • Good communication, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Punctuality

Desirable

  • Good leadership qualities and ability to work independently.
  • Initiative
  • Able to organise own learning and time

Practical requirements
Essential

  • Prepared to live in the Southwest as specified.
  • Ability to work hours of the job, including on-call.

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