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LAS ST1/ST2 Doctor Obs & Gynae

ST1

Main area
Obs & Gynae
Grade
ST1
Contract
8 months (Fixed Term to 2nd August 2022)
Hours
Part time - 24 hours per week (plus on call rota pattern)
Job ref
205-3658027-A
Site
UHNM
Town
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
£39,467 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
25/01/2022 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

From 1st April 2022 all NHS workers in England with face to face contact with patients must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Only those with medical exemptions will be excluded from this requirement. Please consider this mandatory requirement when applying for this position.

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.

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Job overview

University Hospital of North Midlands
Royal Stoke University Hospital & County Hospital
Directorate of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

LAS ST1/ST2 Doctor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology Part time - 24 hours per week (plus on call rota pattern)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic LAS ST1/ST2 Doctor Obstetrics & Gynaecology part time fixed term to 2nd August 2022.  This post will provide an excellent chance to further develop your skills in both Obstetrics and/or Gynaecology.

The department has a strong reputation in numerous areas such Urogynaecology, Gynae-oncology, Fetal Medicine, Ambulatory Gynaecology and BSGE accredited Endometriosis Centre as well as a centre of excellence for both undergraduate and postgraduate education.

The department’s gynaecological and obstetric practice is diverse.  Emergency gynaecology services and early pregnancy unit are supervised through the on-call Gynaecologist as well as the Gynaecologist of the Morning.  Clinical responsibilities will include attending outpatient clinics, inpatient and day case theatre sessions, Labour ward/maternal assessment unit

From 1st April 2022 all NHS workers in England with face to face contact with patients must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Only those with medical exemptions will be excluded from this requirement. Please consider this mandatory requirement when applying for this position.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be working with a team of Consultants, Specialty Doctors, Trust Doctors, Specialty Trainees, Core Trainees and Foundation Trainees. The University Hospital North Midlands offers services at both the Royal Stoke and County Hospital sites; this post shall cover clinical activity in both areas.

You will participate in the Junior on-call rota which is currently 1:11 but may be subject to change.



 

 

 

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands has two sites: Royal Stoke University Hospital, located in Stoke-on-Trent, and County Hospital, located in Stafford. From these hospitals we provide a full range of general acute hospital services for people living in and around Staffordshire and beyond. The Trust also provides specialised services for three million people in a wider area, including neighbouring counties and North Wales.


Our specialised services include cancer diagnosis and treatment, cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, renal and dialysis services, neonatal intensive care and paediatric intensive care. We are recognised for our particular expertise in trauma, respiratory conditions, spinal surgery, upper gastro-intestinal surgery, complex orthopaedic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and the management of liver conditions. The Trust has some of the most modern operating theatres
in Europe.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Gynaecology

The department is an accredited Endometriosis Centre and a recognized Centre of excellence for both undergraduate and postgraduate education. There is also a strong reputation in numerous areas such Urogynaecology, Gynae-oncology, Fetal Medicine, Ambulatory Gynaecology.

The department operates a diverse gynaecological service. Emergency gynaecology services and the early pregnancy unit are supervised through the on-call Gynaecologist as well as the Gynaecologist of the Morning.
Clinical responsibilities shall predominantly support the delivery of outpatient clinics, elective and day case theatre sessions.

Should the candidate require continued training and assessment in obstetric and gynaecological skills this can be provided as an RCOG ATSM module (or equivalent) and can be accommodated as and when the rota allows.

Obstetrics

There are approximately 6800 deliveries across both hospital sites. The Caesarean section rate is approximately 30% and the induction rate is 29%. Epidurals were used by 24% of patients in labour and the uncorrected perinatal mortality rate was 11.1. There were 35,391 scans performed for the period January 2016 to December 2016 and approximately 169 amniocentesis performed.

 

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • MBBS or equivalent
  • MRCOG Part 1
  • Full GMC registration
Desirable criteria
  • MRCOG Part 2/3
  • Awards/distinctions whilst studying for 1st degree
  • Academic and extracurricular achievements

Clinical Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience at ST1 and above level
Desirable criteria
  • Up to date Foundation or RCOG portfolio or equivalent
  • Log of experience & case discussions

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Proven ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, senior medical staff and other health professionals
  • Ability to organise and prioritise busy workloads effectively
Desirable criteria
  • Counselling, communication or related qualification/training
  • BLS, ALS, PROMT or equivalent

Personal Characteristics

Essential criteria
  • motivated individual
  • Flexible working
  • Demonstrates a clear reason for wanting this Job
  • Annual appraisals or equivalent
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development
Desirable criteria
  • Interest pursuing career in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Knowledge of changes occurring in NHS as a whole and its impact on specialty work
  • IT skills and applications.
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Mr M Shahin
Job title
Consultant
Email address
Mohamed.Shahin@uhnm.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01782 672378