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Locum Consultant in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£93,666 to £126,281 a year
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

Job Details

Interview date to be confirmed

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 facility for outpatient and day care services at George Elliot Hospital, Nuneaton, St Cross Hospital, Rugby and Warwick Hospital. The University Hospital is a designated adult 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.

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

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with other members of the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 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 specialties within the Trust.
  • Participate in the Maxillofacial on-call rota with consultant colleagues to ensure that appropriate emergency services are provided out-of-normal working hours.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with medical colleagues in other specialties and participate in regular clinical meetings and other post graduate activities.
  • Ensure own practice is up to date this will include taking responsibility for own Clinical Professional Development and participating in the Trust's Performance and Annual Review system and be responsible for ensuring that they support the principles of revalidation by the General Medical Council
  • Comply with all relevant Trust Policies and Procedures.

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.

Job description
Job responsibilities

There is a very close working relationship between team members who often operate jointly across specialty boundaries and who collaborate closely to enable waiting times targets to be met. A contemporary range of treatment is provided by the department including thyroid/parathyroid surgery, microvascular surgery, Sentinel Node Biopsy, Transoral laser surgery and robotic surgery. There is a well-established Trans-nasal oesophagoscopy service with state of the art equipment including narrow band imaging. There is excellent oncological support to the service and IMRT is routinely offered to patients. In addition the service has a track record of high levels of recruitment into National clinical trials. Restorative dental services are available to all patients both pre and postoperatively including extra-oral and intra oral implant services.

The team members are responsible for managing all head and neck two week wait referrals to the service from Coventry, Rugby and North Warwickshire and undertake all operating on the University Hospital site. They are well supported by an enthusiastic multidisciplinary team of Consultant, nursing and allied health professional colleagues.

The service has a close working relationship with Neurosurgical and Ophthalmology services and some team members are also part of the anterior skull base service providing endoscopic and open surgical access together with reconstructive expertise to the team.

Person Specification
Qualifications
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Knowledge & Experience
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Teaching & Education
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Audit/ Governance/ Research
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Personal Qualities
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Communication Skills & Abilities
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Continued Professional/ Personal Development
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