NHS Consultant in Urology

1882
  • £93,666 - £126,281
  • Scotland
  • Fixed

An exciting opportunity have arisen for two consultant urologists to join a department in Scotland (10 PAs per week). These are fixed-term/permanent posts based primarily at one site, with some sessions at another site. The main site the Consultants will be based at is the main site for elective care and a National Treatment Centre is due to be built there, which will provide state of the art facilities for elective urology surgery. One of these positions is for someone with an Interest in the Stones and Core Urology. They will support the existing Stone and Core Urology service. The other should be one with an interest in LUTS. They will support the existing benign prostatic team and also support the core urology service.

In addition to their specialist interest, the candidates will be required to work for core and diagnostic urology services which are provided in the dedicated Urology Treatment Centre at the Trust which is fully equipped with diagnostic and one stop urology assessment facilities.

The main expectations and duties of the job plan will be as follows:

  • Take on-going responsibility for patients under his/her care.
  • Provide a consultation service and advisory service to other clinical colleagues in other specialties within the Trust and Primary Care.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with medical colleagues in other specialties and participate in regular clinical meetings and other post graduate activities.
  • Develop and maintain good communications with General practitioners and appropriate external agencies.
  • Participate in on-call
  • Participate in the development of the care of patients arriving as emergencies.
  • Participate and encourage two way communications encompassing briefing systems as appropriate.
  • Comply with all relevant Trust Policies and Procedures.
  • Ensure that all trust wide standards are maintained to improve the quality of total care to all who come in contact with services provided by the Trust.
  • Ensure compliance with all appropriate legal and statutory requirements, including Health and Safety, Standing financial Instructions and Incident Reporting.
  • Share responsibility for data protection arising out of the use of computers.
  • Demonstrate a firm involvement in Clinical Governance, Risk Management and Clinical Audit. This will include the development and maintenance of appropriate systems and practices to ensure continued safe clinical practice.
  • Take responsibility for the professional supervision and development of trainee doctors and other staff within the specialty. This will include the appraisal of doctors in training, and the Certificates of Satisfaction in respect of foundation year doctors.
  • Ensure own practice is up-to-date which will include taking responsibility for own Continuous Professional Development and participating in the Trusts Performance and Annual Review system.

Key details

  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • Location: Scotland
  • Salary: £93,666 - £126,281

The Trust’s Urology Service

For this post, relevant experience in elective and emergency management of core and endoscopic Urology is essential and previous experience at Consultant level is desirable.  The Urology department at the Trust is led by an innovative and forward-thinking group of Consultants. There is a DaVinci Robot for prostate cancers and robotic services will expand to bladder and renal cancers.

The department has a well-established HOLEP, PCNL, flexible & semi-rigid ureteroscopy, bipolar resections and complex endo-urology services with capability for endoscopic laser lithotripsy in all urology theatres, including emergency theatre. There is excellent support from a large and dynamic team of interventional radiologists. A full on-call rota of interventional radiology provides 24 hrs support to urology cases.   The department has a very strong specialist nursing team and a well-established multi-disciplinary culture

Urology Consultants, during on calls and elective work, are supported by a well-established team of specialist nurses and urology registrars. The unit has specific interest in teaching surgical skills and runs several courses through a Surgical Skills Centre.

Location

The area boasts a rich history that is evident in its architecture, landmarks, and museums. The city is also has a waterfront which has undergone significant redevelopment, transforming it into a modern, dynamic space.

The city is known for its educational institutions, including the well-respected Universities. These institutions contribute to the city's vibrant intellectual atmosphere and offer excellent academic opportunities.

Nestled along the banks of a large river and surrounded by picturesque landscapes, the residents have access to stunning natural beauty.

Compared to some other cities in the UK, the city offers a more affordable cost of living. This can be particularly appealing for individuals or families looking to establish themselves in a welcoming city without breaking the bank.

The cities’ central location in Scotland makes it well-connected by road and rail. The city has good transportation links, providing easy access to other parts of Scotland and beyond.

Requirements

  • GMC Registration with License to Practice (essential)
  • Ability to practice independently at Consultant level (essential)
  • MRCS at a minimum, with FRCS/FEBU and Specialist Registration being highly desirable

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next Urology role with BDI Resourcing, you’ll have the full support of an expert recruitment team who will assist, as standard, with:

  • CV Preparation using our recognised bespoke guidance
  • Application support with expert knowledge of specialisms, NHS and local support
  • Video based Interview Preparation using specific example questions according to job role
  • Contract and offer negotiations for salary, relocation packages, tenure and more

Once you have accepted your new role, you’ll then be met by one of our dedicated relocation executives who will guide you through all the way to starting to your new Urology role in the NHS including:

  • Document gathering and checking
  • COS and Visa Application support if applicable
  • Short- and long-term accommodation sourcing
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Family support for finding schools and any other aspects of pastoral care

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this vacancy or if you would like to discuss your search for work and seek advice on other available posts then please send a copy of your most recent CV to benf@bdiresourcing.com and one of the specialist Urology team will be in touch to discuss your options.

We look forward to hearing from you and wish you all the best with your application.

Ben Freshwater Associate Recruitment Consultant

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