Consultant Obstetrician interest Fetal Medicine | East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

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Posting date: 21 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £99,532 - £131,964 on experience
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 20 June 2024
Location: Colchester, CO4 5JL
Company: Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6328960/432-MC2429

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An opportunity has arisen to join our team atColchester Hospitalin the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department.

We are inviting applications for anObstetrician, with a specialist interest in Fetal Medicine.

The successful candidate will have a strong obstetric focus, and be able to demonstrate experience and interest in fetal medicine and high risk obstetrics.

This is a new post and creates the opportunity to further develop the Fetal Medicine and specialist obstetric services offered according to the applicant’s special interests and to work closely with our existing Fetal Medicine team.

Applicants will have completed CCT or equivalent (CESR) and must be on the Specialist Register.

Ideally we are looking for an individual with highly developed skills in fetal medicine and high risk obstetrics, as well as the drive and ambition to enhance and develop the existing service. The successful candidate should also be able to assist the department and other consultant colleagues in managing complex Obstetric cases.

· Work with colleagues to provide a Consultant-led service with the highest standard of care

· Work with the multi-professional team to develop care pathways and clinical guidelines

· Develop and maintain good working practices with wards, out-patients and the Obstetrics & Gynaecology Department

· Collaborate and promote close working links with colleagues, other departments and primary care

· Offer educational, clinical support and leadership to junior medical colleagues, nursing colleagues and other members of the multi-disciplinary

· Ensure appropriate information is made available to staff to measure clinical performance and enable meaningful benchmarks to be established and evaluated within your area of responsibility

· Ensure there is a robust process for reviewing the quality of services provided, explaining the causes of success and failure and ensure the highest standards are maintained

· Provide a role model of professional leadership, which underpins the corporate values and behaviours agreed by the organisation, ensuring these are understood and demonstrated by the medical workforce within your area and take remedial action where poor behaviour are demonstrated

· Ensure that junior doctors training confirms to College requirements

· Participate in the appraisal of medical staff within the department in line with the Trust’s agree policy

We are ESNEFT and we provide hospital and community health services to almost one million people across east Suffolk and north Essex. Our dedicated staff deliver care from acute hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, community hospitals, surgeries, community clinics and in patients’ own homes.

We are one of the largest NHS organisation in England, employing more than 12,000 staff.

We pride ourselves on supporting our staff. We offer a wide range of training and development opportunities, as well as flexible working options.

Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, unsocial hours payments (where applicable), 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health and Wellbeing programme offer a variety of services.

Our philosophy is thatTime Mattersto everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which cause time delays for our staff and patients.

We are investing in our commitment to Time Matters with a partnership with leading electronic patient record (EPR) supplier Epic. This digital transformation will bring what’s widely regarded as the world’s best EPR system to ESNEFT, transforming life in hospital for staff and patients.

If you are passionate about patient care and want to develop your skills and knowledge, then we want to hear from you.

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The key duties and responsibilities of the post will be:

· Clinical and administrative responsibility for the proper functioning of the Obstetricsand Gynaecology Department

· Develop standards, procedures and robust systems in the department to ensure safe, high quality and efficient patient care from the point of entry into the department to admission or discharge from thedepartment

· Supervision of the junior medical staff in the Unit who will have opportunity to learn on a one to one basis on both formal and informal rounds and also on ad hoc basis throughout the day

· An active part in educational programmes for junior medical staff, including formal teaching sessions and clinical audits relevant to the needs of the Unit

· To teach and train staff in other medical disciplines, nursing and support staff as appropriate

· Maintain an up to date job plan and personal development plan

· Register and participate in the appropriate CPD scheme with the RCOG

· Issuing of advice to GPs on suitability of patients for admission to hospital

This advert closes on Friday 21 Jun 2024

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