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Consultant Breast Surgeon.

Employer
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Blackpool
Salary
£93,666 to £126,281 Per Annum
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Profession
Specialist doctor, General surgery
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Setting
Hospital

The successful candidate will be based at Blackpool Teaching Hospital working within a dedicated Breast Care Unit and within the Trust's Surgical Unit, comprising in-patient and day-case theatre and elective wards. The new appointee will join a team of two Breast surgeons to provide a comprehensive breast service for the Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre population. Approximately 3400 referrals are received per annum with on average 280 cancers diagnosed.

There is a weekly Breast MDT meeting, which is attended by all the core members of the MDT.

The successful candidate will join a multi-professional team based at Blackpool Victoria Hospital which includes 4 full time Breast Care Specialist nurses. Full secretarial support will be provided along with a designated desk in the Surgical office block.

The post holder will be employed by Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The clinical commitments of this post will include responsibility for undertaking elective Breast surgery at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. The post holder will be expected to perform a range of Oncoplastic and Reconstructive breast procedures.

Main duties of the job

Except in emergencies or where otherwise agreed with your clinical manager, you are responsible for fulfilling the duties and responsibilities and undertaking the programmed activitieso Keep up to date with the developments in the specialty. It is expected that active consideration will be given to existing technologies in terms of cost effectiveness. In addition, the use of the new techniques where they can be justified clinically will be encouraged. Conforming to state of the art advances will ultimately depend on other priorities within the total unit.o Contribute to post-graduate and continuing medical education. The Trust supports the requirement of CME/CDP as laid down by the Royal College of Surgeons and is committed to providing time and financial support for these activities.ObjectivesAgreed personal objectives will form part of individual job plans. Objectives will be set out in clear and transparent terms and will be agreed with an individual's clinical manager. Objectives are not contractually binding in themselves, but each individual has a duty to make all reasonable efforts to achieve them during the respective year.

About us

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a forward looking and innovative place to work and is committed to Values Based Collaborative Leadership and being a 'Great Place to Work'.

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was established on 1st December 2007. The Trust gained Teaching Hospital status and became Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2010. In April 2012 the Trust merged with community health services from NHS Blackpool and NHS North Lancashire as part of the Transformation of Patient Pathways Programme. We are now a Vanguard site with Extensive Care Services provided for the complex elderly population within Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre.

Job description
Job responsibilities

ASSOCIATED DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

i) Main Duties and Programmed ActivitiesExcept in emergencies or where otherwise agreed with your clinical manager, you are responsible for fulfilling the duties and responsibilities and undertaking the programmed activities set out in your new Job Plan, as reviewed annually and in line with the provisions below.

ii) Associated dutiesYou are responsible for the associated duties set out in schedule 2 of the Terms and Conditions. These include amongst other things a requirement to:- Collaborate with colleagues in primary and secondary care to implement protocols for the management of patients. Keep up to date with the developments in the specialty. It is expected that active consideration will be given to existing technologies in terms of cost effectiveness. In addition, the use of the new techniques where they can be justified clinically will be encouraged. Conforming to state of the art advances will ultimately depend on other priorities within the total unit. Contribute to post-graduate and continuing medical education. The Trust supports the requirement of CME/CDP as laid down by the Royal College of Surgeons and is committed to providing time and financial support for these activities.

iii) ObjectivesAgreed personal objectives will form part of individual job plans. Objectives will be set out in clear and transparent terms and will be agreed with an individuals clinical manager. Objectives are not contractually binding in themselves, but each individual has a duty to make all reasonable efforts to achieve them during the respective year.

Person Specification
Qualification
Essential

  • MBChB / MBBS of equivalent FRCS

Disposition Adjustments / Attitude Commitments
Essential

  • Good Communication - Empathy

Qualifications
Essential

  • Academic achievements / evidence familiarity with research methods

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