Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Employer Location London Salary £88,364 to £119,133 a year per annum Closing date 1 Jan 2023

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Newham University Hospital, London

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist – Special Interest in Urogynaecology – Full Time.

Applications from experienced, enthusiastic and dynamic Consultant Obstetricians and Gynaecologists are invited for this position based at Newham University Hospital (NUH) with Special interests in Urogynaecology. The successful candidates will work in the Women and Children’s division at NUH which is part of Barts Health NHS Trust; one of the largest NHS Trusts in the UK. This is a substantive full-time post, for a maximum of ten programmed activities [10 PAs].

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will join an established team of 16 Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and complement all departmental services. The post holders will be supported by a multi-disciplinary team of midwives, nurses and consultant colleagues. The department works collaboratively with the other sites in the Trust. There is scope for further collaborative working with GPs in the community.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Job description
Job responsibilities

To be considered for the posts, you must be on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of achieving a CCT (or equivalent) at the date of interview. The positions require appropriate training and experience in antenatal and intrapartum care with evidence of completion of relevant ATSMs, as well as relevant training and skills in urogynaecology. Candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to manage their workload in an organised manner as well as work well under pressure.

The Trust employs over 9,500 multidisciplinary staff across five hospital sites, making it one of the largest Trusts in the UK. Acute general hospital services are provided for the population who live in the North East of London. The Trusts vision is to be a high performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond.

Person Specification
Professional Training and Experience

  • CCST/CCT (or equivalent), or within 6 months of a date, or entry on the Specialist Register of the GMC for Obstetrics & Gynaecology.
  • Wide experience in Obs & Gynae.
  • ATSM in Obstetrics and Labour Ward Management and in Urogynaecology.
  • Desirable

  • Early Pregnancy Scanning/Management.
  • Knowledge of Clinical Governance

  • Record of Completed audit projects.
  • An understanding of Clinical Governance and its application to Obstetrics & Gynaecology.
  • Desirable

  • NHS complaint handling.
  • Critical incident reporting.
  • Risk management Training.
  • Training in Research and Development

  • Thorough grasp of current Obstetrics & Gynaecology developments
  • Desirable

  • Publication of research articles, demonstrating understanding of research methodology.
  • Medical Management

  • Demonstrable skills in department management
  • Desirable

  • Completed recognised management course
  • BMJ Ref: BMJ-102056/259-MED000373NUH

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