Consultant in Urology
- Full time - 10 sessions per week
- Norfolk & Waveney Urology Service
- £88,364 - £119,133 per annum
- 07/04/2023 23:59
At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team.
Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:
We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.
We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.
We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.
We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.
We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital.
Wish you were here? So do we.
We want all our staff to achieve a balance between work and personal life and understand how important flexible working can be. We welcome applications on a full or part time basis, various shift patterns and hybrid working, where roles allow.
This job description is for a replacement consultant in Urology. It is expected that the post holder will be trained in general urology and have a subspecialist interest to compliment the wider department. An interest in either pelvic cancer and robotic surgery or in endourology, would be an advantage.
A whole-time or part-time contract will be available, according to the wishes of the appointee. A candidate who is unable for personal reasons to undertake the duties of a whole-time contract a part-time contract will be considered. If such a candidate is appointed, the job content will be modified as appropriate in consultation with consultant colleagues and local management.
We welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. Additionally, people with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. The Trust operates job share and flexible working.
Main duties of the job
- Share with consultant colleagues the urological workload
- Provide with the other consultants a system of mutual out-of-hours cover for annual, study and professional leave. Give a consultation and advisory service to medical colleagues in other specialities in the Trusts
- Liaise with medical staff in other specialities and participate in the regular clinical meetings and other post-graduate activities of the hospitals.
- Take part in the Royal College of Surgeons continuing medical education programme. The employing Trust will provide study leave expenses in line with national terms and conditions of service.
- Play a full part in the teaching and audit activities of the department
- Participate in the rolling process of clinical governance at JPUH and NNU
- Contribute to management of the service
- Comply with the outline Consultant work programme (under provisions of Circular HC90/16) and the weekly timetable of fixed commitments (ie: regular scheduled NHS activities in accordance with paragraph 30B of the TCS).
- Academic input is optional but there is the opportunity for developing research. Active participation of teaching to undergraduate medical students from UEA and links with university encouraged.
Working for our organisation
The Norfolk & Waveney Urology Department, established in 2020, consists of 22 Consultants working across three sites. 14 Consultants (13.8 whole time equivalents), 3 Specialist Registrars, 5 Clinical fellows, and 2 ACFs, are at NNUH, 4 Consultants and 3 specialty doctors are at JPUH and 5 Consultants at QEHKL.
The Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) is one of the busiest teaching trusts in England. We serve over 900,000 people across Norfolk, North Suffolk and surrounding areas for specialist services. In 2016/17 our 7,500 members of staff delivered 816,000 outpatient appointments, 90,000 day cases and 90,000 inpatient admissions from our two hospitals.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
A formal job plan will be agreed between the appointee and their Service Director, on behalf of the Medical Director, as soon as possible after the commencement date of the appointee. This will be signed by the Chief Executive and will be effective from the commencement date of the appointment. A copy to be forwarded to the Medical Staffing Department to be retained on the personnel file.
2 Operating lists
1 Endoscopic list
MDT Tuesday( 1- 2 pm), Monday Morning at NNUH
Continuing Medical Education
On Call Availability
On-call responsibility at JPUH will be 1 in 5 with prospective cover for leave with the
Consultant. The on-call period includes Monday to Friday from 0800 -18:00hrs and 18:00 – 08:00 for elective and in patients only (Out-of-hours emergencies are discussed and transferred to NNUH).
This timetable is indicative; the definitive timetable will be agreed by the Trust and the appointee and subject to regular review.
- Full GMC Registration
- Entry on the GMC Specialist Register Via; • CCT (Proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of the interview) • CESR or • European Community Rights • FRCS (Urol).
- Higher degree
- Good communicator.
- Capable of working in a multi-disciplinary team.
- Enthusiasm for service development and teaching.
- Previous responsibility for service improvement.
- Management skills
- Applicants who are Nationals from another European country or elsewhere overseas would have to show equivalence to the 5 years training period in the National Health Service required for the specialty.
- Training and expertise in children’s safeguarding
- Experience in research or published papers in area of special interest.
- Human factors training
- General Urology
- An interest to complement the wider department such as stones/oncology/BPH/diagnostics/Female &Functional
- Flexible outlook on working hours.
- Must live within a 15-mile radius of the base Trust or 30 minutes travelling time.
- Ability to travel across multi-sites whilst public transport may not be available.
Communications and Language Skills
- Ability to communicate effectively with clinical colleagues, colleagues in pathology and support staff
- Ability to present effectively to an audience, using a variety of methods, and to respond to questions and queries
- Good presentation skills.
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.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Mr Mark Rochester
- Job title
- Clinical Director for Urology
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 01603 286242
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