With a talented team of dedicated consultants working in a friendly, flexible and cohesive group, this department prides itself on being welcoming and proactive in supporting special interests. The Urology Consultant team is currently made up of eight whole time equivalent Consultants and this post will be for the eighth post. The role will provide Prostate diagnostic capacity, will be involved in developing stone treatment pathways and services and support two other Urology Consultants in providing an emergency ureteric and bladder reconstruction service.
The Trust serves a population of more than 410,000 people living in the South East and is situated within a short journey to London. They are committed to providing continuous professional development, staff benefits and flexibility to shape our workforce around our patient care. The main expectations and duties of the job plan will be as follows:
- To deliver high quality diagnostics, as well as treatment and management, of adult patients with urological disorders and diseases in line with clinical protocols. You will be proactively ensuring that all patients receive rapid assessment, treatment and clinical decision making, whilst ensuring to deliver our high standard of care consistently.
- Ensure prompt attendance at agreed Direct Clinical Care Programmed Activities.
- Ensure patients are involved in decisions about their care, responding to their views in a professional manner.
- Contribute positively to the team and promote a culture of collaborative working with colleagues across the Partnership to optimise patient safety.
- Ensure clinical guidelines and protocols are adhered to by junior medical staff and updated on a regular basis.
- Keep fully informed about best practice in the specialty/sub-specialty areas and ensure implications for practice changes are discussed with the Clinical Director.
- To role model good practice for infection control to all members of the multidisciplinary team.
- Contract: Fixed Term
- Location: South-East
- Salary: £93,666 - £126,281
The Trust’s Urology Service
The post holder will hold a 10 Programmed Activity Contract and participate in the 1:8 on-call rota. On-call commitments are arranged in weekly blocks once every eight weeks. During this period, the on-call Consultant is responsible for all emergency admissions. The on-call comprises a daily ward round with full availability to deal with problems from 8:00am to 5:00pm from Monday to Thursday. Evening periods are supported by middle-grade staff from 5:00pm to 11:00pm. Although there is no elective activity conducted during this period two emergency clinics are carried out by the on call consultant, on a Wed AM and Thurs AM, for urgent cases.
The successful post holder will deliver and develop the prostate cancer diagnostic pathway and support general urology services including stone services. They will also help set up and deliver multidisciplinary working with CEMIG and the colorectal teams for patients needing operative involvement for ureteric reconstruction.
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- 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 email@example.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.