NHS Consultant in Urology

1865
  • £93,666 - £126,281
  • West Midlands
  • Fixed

A hospital in the West Midlands is hiring for Urology Doctors at the Consultant grade, but considering Specialty and Specialists which they can help develop into Consultants. The chosen candidate will be provided with a supervised induction to the role as well as close support from the Clinical to help develop not only themselves, but the department as a whole.

They have an active training programme to help candidates who are looking to achieve CESR and all help / support will be provided to ensure progress is made. Newly appointed consultants will benefit from a mentorship programme to ensure there is full support on commencement in post. As a consultant within the Trust, you’ll also be encouraged to support as a clinical lecturer the teaching and training of junior medical staff and undergraduates/postgraduates.

There are also many benefits to the location of the Trust, including proximity to a major city in the UK, amazing transport links and a great education system.

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.
  • Participate in the continuing professional development scheme of an appropriate medical college and the Trust & University Joint Appraisal scheme. The Trust supports the requirements for Continuing Medical Education as laid down by the Royal College of Physicians and is committed to providing time and financial support for these activities.

Key details

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

The Trust’s Urology Service

The Urology department is well established with 4 Consultant surgeons providing high quality service. Their ambition is to expand significantly, with an increase of staff in the middle grade following successful placement of a Consultant. Currently the service covers all aspects of Urology except radical pelvic surgery. They are currently in the process of creating a cross-site partnership with another Trust, potentially allowing the new incumbent exposure to other complex forms of Surgery.

The Trust has a state of the art and widely regarded endoscopy unit. They have state of the art laser equipment - a 120 W and also a 70 W laser. They have a visiting ESWL service.

The successful candidate will be expected to take a full share of the emergency call rota and be able to manage the core urology emergencies. The on call rota is 1:4 weekdays and weekends covering Urological emergencies. Currently, consultants are on call one week at a time. Plans are in discussion to provide dedicated time for the on call consultant to address emergencies.

This is great opportunity to play a part in expanding a department which is close knit and on a single site. Special interests will be supported subject to agreement. The Trust is supportive of the development of subspeciality interests to support the local populations needs.

Location

  • The area offers access to everything you need, including a variety of religious amenities, shopping facilities, places to eat/drink and cultural leisure activities.
  • Whilst the trust is situated within a relatively small community, is it also very near to and accessible from much bigger cities, with reliable public transport locally as well as good transport links to access the rest of the UK. There are a couple of national and international airports nearby!
  • Housing is relatively affordable and there’s a range to choose from both inner-city and more rural.
  • The cost of living in the region is comparatively lower than the rest of the UK so the quality of life is excellent.
  • There are many of popular and successful Universities nearby! There is also outstanding education for all age groups.
  • It’s great if you enjoy outdoor sports (climbing, running, walking, biking).

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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