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Consultant in Urogynaecology

Employer
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Leeds
Salary
£93,666 to £126,281 a year
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Job Details

Required to fill this replacement post within the Gynaecology Department at St Jamess University Hospital.

The postholder will support a Consultant led tertiary team offering an evidence based outpatient, ambulatory and laparoscopic urogynaecological service. We run a weekly Urogynaecological MDTs and a monthly Combined Pelvic floor MDT and clinic with our colorectal and urological colleagues.

The successful applicant will have fantastic opportunities to help further develop all aspects of the urogynaecology service including advanced urogynaecological surgery. Since introducing vNOTES in 2022, Leeds Teaching hospitals NHS trust has delivered the second highest number of cases in the country and looks set to develop and advance this service further. We enjoy active research links with Leeds University. The unit trains both Urogynaecology ATSM trainees and holds a shared Urogynaecology Subspecialty training post with Hull Royal Infirmary. We need an enthusiastic individual to lead in this specialist area, to work alongside the existing gynaecologists and help to support a growing team of advanced nurse practitioners.

If shortlisted, you will be required to give a 10-minute presentation on:

How I will cost-effectively transform the urogynaecology service in Leeds in the current NHS climate

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant should possess MRCOG (or equivalent) and should be included on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview, if currently within a training programme within the UK. In accordance with the consultant appointment regulations, all other categories of doctors must be on the Specialist Register.

Applicants should have established skills in gynaecology and its related specialties including urogynaecology. A strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and a research interest is desirable.

Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work full or part time and those wishing to job share.

INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD VIA MS TEAMS: Friday 7 June 2024

About us

Leeds Teaching Hospitals is one the largest teaching hospital trusts in Europe, with access to leading clinical expertise and medical technology. We care for people from all over the country as well as the 780,000 residents of Leeds itself. The Trust has a budget of £1.1 billion. Our 20,000 staff ensure that every year we see and treat over 1,500,000 people in our 2,000 beds or out-patient settings, comprising 100,000 day cases, 125,000 in-patients, 260,000 A& E visits and 1,050,000 out-patient appointments. We operate from 7 hospitals on 5 sites all linked by the same vision, philosophy, and culture to be the best for specialist and integrated care.

Our vision is based on The Leeds Way, which is a clear statement of who we are and what we believe, founded on values of working that were put forward by our own staff. Our values are to be:

Patient-centred

Fair

Collaborative

Accountable

Empowered

We believe that by being true to these values, we will consistently achieve and continuously improve our results in relation to our goals, which are to be:

1. The best for patient safety, quality and experience

2. The best place to work

3. A centre of excellence for specialist services, education, research and innovation

4. Hospitals that offer seamless, integrated care

5. Financially sustainable

Job description
Job responsibilities

This is a 10 PA appointment for a Consultant urogynaecologist with subspecialty or equivalent qualification and expertise. The postholder will support a Consultant led tertiary team offering an evidence based outpatient, ambulatory and laparoscopic urogynaecological service. We run a weekly Urogynaecological MDTs and a monthly Combined Pelvic floor MDT and clinic with our colorectal and urological colleagues

The successful applicant will have fantastic opportunities to help further develop all aspects of the urogynaecology service including advanced urogynaecological surgery. Since introducing vNOTES in 2022, Leeds Teaching hospitals NHS trust has delivered the second highest number of cases in the country and looks set to develop and advance this service further. We enjoy active research links with Leeds University. The unit trains both Urogynaecology ATSM trainees and holds a shared Urogynaecology Subspecialty training post with Hull Royal Infirmary. We need an enthusiastic individual to lead in this specialist area, to work alongside the existing gynaecologists and help to support a growing team of advanced nurse practitioners.

The post will be based at St James's University Hospital.

Person Specification
Management & Interpersonal Skills.
Essential

  • Understanding of current issues in the NHS.
  • *Well organised and skilled in good time management.
  • *Effective interpersonal skills.
  • *Demonstrate ability to relate to and work within a team.

Desirable

  • Attendance at recognised management course.

Other Requirements
Essential

  • *Hold full GMC Registration with a license to practice.
  • *Entry on the GMC Specialist Register via:
  • -CCT (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview) CESR (or) international applicants should comply with the GMC specialty registration process: https://www.gmc-uk.org/news/news-archive/brexitinformation-for-doctors

Qualifications
Essential

  • The appointee must hold the MRCOG, or equivalent. They should have completed either subspecialty training in Urogynaecology or have equivalent experience. Newly trained doctors should have completed ATSMs in at least two areas preferably Urogynaecology and Vaginal Surgery and Open and laparoscopic and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery for the excision of benign disease.
  • Applicants must provide information regarding their status from the GMC and/or relevant Royal College at the time of applications, in order for their application to be progressed further.
  • Eligible for full registration with the GMC at time of appointment and hold a current licence to practice. YOUR GMC NUMBER MUST BE STATED ON YOUR APPLICATION FORM TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE ROLE.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK.
  • Is up to date and fit to practise safely

Desirable

  • Relevant higher degree.

Training, Research, Teaching & Audit
Essential

  • Should have completed a recognised training programme in ATSMs in at least two areas preferably Benign Abdominal Surgery: open and laparoscopic and Urogynaecology and Vaginal Surgery.
  • Evidence of the ability to carry out medical research.
  • Experience in training undergraduate medical students and postgraduate doctors.
  • Experience of participation in regular clinical audit.

Desirable

  • Previous experience of supervising research by junior staff.
  • Previous attendance on Appraisal Techniques and Small Group Teaching Workshops.

Experience
Essential

  • Must be able to demonstrate a high level of clinical experience and competence in both general and uro-gynaecology and should be able to care for women with acute gynaecological illnesses independently.
  • Evidence of continuous career progression consistent with personal circumstances.

Desirable

  • Training to a high level in minimal access techniques, in particular laparoscopic skills, is desirable. and candidates should be able to demonstrate expertise in this area prior to interview.
  • Training in vNOTES (vaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery) is desirable.

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

C9298-CON-835-A

 

 

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