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Consultant Nephrologist

Employer
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Job Details

In conjunction with Consultant and Senior colleagues, provide a service in Renal Medicine with responsibility for provision and development of all aspects and modalities within Renal services and to collaborate across all disciplines including primary care, where appropriate, to achieve an integrated service for patients

In conjunction with Consultant and Senior colleagues, participate in the out-of-hours On-Call service for the department. This includes being on-call for telephone advice and major incidents.

Main duties of the job

The candidate will work in a team comprising of 10 Renal Physicians, 2 Matrons, 1 Nurse Consultant, 6 Specialist Nurses, 41 Ward Nurses, 6 Senior Clinical Fellows, 4 Medical/Clinical SpR's and 18 Juniors. The medical ward cover currently comprises 1 Registrar and 4 Junior doctors. All medical staff participate in the general medical rota and have acute inpatient and outpatient general medicine responsibilities.

About us

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services and we are incredibly proud of the diversity of both our staff and the communities we serve. We are building a workforce that can help us to fulfil our values, improve the quality of care for patients, and solve the health care problems of tomorrow. We're passionate about the value that diversity of thinking and lived experience brings in enabling us to become a learning organisation and leader in delivering compassionate care for our patients.

We are delighted that we have been rated as Good by CQC. We have achieved numerous awards The Nursing Times Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice and Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff in 2020.

The Trust is a supportive working environment committed to creating flexible working arrangements that suit your needs and as such will consider all requests from applicants who wish to work flexibly.

Job description
Job responsibilities

At Newcross, West Park and Cannock Hospitals there are 871 general and acute beds (including paediatric beds) The Renal and Diabetes Directorate has 142 acute beds, therefore forming the biggest bed base for Division 2. Renal has a total of 76 beds, spanning across the below acute medical wards.

  • C22 is a mixed sex ward. In addition to providing high quality in-patient care out-patient biopsy procedures also take place on this ward.
  • C24 is a 28 bedded female only ward.
  • C25 cares for male patients and has 28 beds.

The wards accept patients from other hospitals for renal treatment/assessments. The renal wards provide an out of hours service for our peritoneal dialysis patients assessing, providing advice and delivering care and treatment when needed.

In terms of outpatient care, dedicated general nephrology, transplant, low clearance, haemodialysis and PD review clinics take place. There is an extensive Palliative Care Service for patients for whom dialysis is not appropriate. Out-patient Nephrology clinics are held at New Cross Hospital, Walsall Manor Hospital and Cannock Chase Hospital.

The candidate will work in a team comprising of 10 Renal Physicians, 2 Matrons, 1 Nurse Consultant, 6 Specialist Nurses, 41 Ward Nurses, 6 Senior Clinical Fellows, 4 Medical/Clinical SpRs and 18 Juniors. The medical ward cover currently comprises 1 Registrar and 4 Junior doctors. All medical staff participate in the general medical rota and have acute inpatient and outpatient general medicine responsibilities.

Person Specification
Essential
Essential

  • Full registration and a license to practice with the GMC

Desirable

  • Evidence of audit and quality improvement and the implementation of change following the audit

Essential
Essential

  • Evidence of commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching

Desirable

  • Commitment to and understanding of their responsibility to the organisation

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E225-DIV2-615688

 

 

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