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Speciality Doctor in Dermatology

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£52,530 to £82,400 per annum
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

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Profession
Specialist doctor, Dermatology
Grade
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Setting
Hospital

Job Details

Interview date to be confirmed

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Specialty Doctors (one 12 month fixed term post and one substantive post ) to join the UHCW dermatology department.

A full range of diagnostic and therapeutic service for general Dermatological problems are provided at UHCW NHS Trust together with a number of specialist services across the hospital sites at University Hospital Coventry (UH), the Hospital of St Cross Rugby (RStX), George Elliot Hospital Nuneaton (GEH), City of Coventry Health Centre (COCH).

The successful candidate will join a team of 7 consultants, 4 Specialist Registrars, 4 Specialty Doctors and 1 SHO and will be expected to actively support the delivery of first class Dermatology service for the Trust, working in collaboration with clinical colleagues in all disciplines to provide an integrated service for patients.

Main duties of the job

  • Assessment, investigation and treatment planning of patients referred to the services.
  • Provision of a range of clinical interventions, including skin surgery, cryotherapy and the use of oral and topical treatments as indicated.
  • The post holder may take part in a weekday daytime (9am to 5pm) on call rota that is shared with 3 dermatology specialty registrars.
  • There is an opportunity to attend weekly skin cancer MDT where all major cases are discussed.
  • The post holder can elect to take part in an optional 1:6 out of hours non-resident on call
  • Rota (weekday evening 5pm-8pm and weekend 9am-5pm). If the appointee elects to take part in the out of hours on call rota, the appointee would be expected to provide advice to colleagues by telephone or review patient if requested.
  • The post holder should contribute to the activity of the department and take on other roles and responsibilities as required. There is a continuous responsibility for teaching, training and supervision of junior staff. Involvement in teaching of undergraduates, nurses and allied health professionals is desirable. The appointee should attend clinical governance meetings and contribute to the audit programme.

About us

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.

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Experience
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Knowledge
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Skills & Abilities
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