Locum Consultant Physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology

East and North Herts NHS Trust

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Job summary

This is a fixed term for 12 months for the reason of a time limited demand requirement due to elective recovery and comprises 10 programmed activities (PAs). The Locum Consultant will work alongside the current consultant team of 12 in Diabetes and Endocrinology.The locum consultant can be either (i) a diabetes and endocrinology consultant and as such will also contribute to specialist work in outpatients OR (ii) a specialist in any discipline where the predominant contribution will be to work on the base ward allowing one of the team consultants to carry out more specialist work

We are seeking a locum consultant with enthusiasm, commitment and drive to work closely with colleagues throughout the organisation and within the community to help lead the organisation.

The role is based predominantly at the Lister Hospital in Stevenage, which enjoys a unique geographical location close to London and Cambridge.

This is an excellent opportunity within the Diabetes and Endocrine department, we enjoy a reputation for our commitment to the highest standards of care, but also for our friendly and supportive approach.

The Trust has a comprehensive programme of leadership mentoring available for newly qualified Consultants. Opportunities are also available to other Consultant appointees to play an active part in the programme.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will carry out ward duties in GIM and be part of the diabetes outreach team (DOT), clinics in diabetes, endocrinology and have a key role in the provision of insulin pump services The post comprises 10 programmed activities (PAs).

To provide specialist hospital and community diabetes clinics and contribute to general medical ward and diabetes outreach care.The post has been created on the basis of the need to support in-patient services and enhance our recovery from the COVID related backlog.

The post holder will help develop the diabetes and endocrinology services appropriate to the need of the population in partnership with the other consultant Diabetologists and with support from the Clinical Director. The post will have mentorship support from the Diabetes Clinical Director. The Trust is keen to attract a clinician committed to service development and interested in active leadership roles within the department.

About us

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, we are proud of the range of general and specialist services we provide and our 6,000 or so dedicated staff ensure our patients get the best care. Our ability to be flexible and innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.

We run the following hospitals:

o The Lister Hospital, Stevenageo New Queen Elizabeth II (New QEII), Welwyn Garden Cityo Hertford County, Hertfordo Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC), Northwood

We have ambitious plans to become an outstanding, patient-led Trust where dedicated staff provide high-quality, compassionate care to our patients. We continue to undergo significant transformation and our staff and patients are at the heart of delivering this ambitious agenda.

Date posted

06 July 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£84,559 to £114,003 a year pa

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

361-R2R-1975

Job locations

Lister Hospital

Corey's Mill Lane

Stevenage

SG1 4AB


Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Maintenance of high quality patient centred care
  • Shared responsibility for the day to day management of the service and participation in strategic planning
  • Teaching and training within the multidisciplinary service
  • Active involvement in multidisciplinary team meetings and directorate clinical governance activity
  • Active participation in continuing medical education

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Maintenance of high quality patient centred care
  • Shared responsibility for the day to day management of the service and participation in strategic planning
  • Teaching and training within the multidisciplinary service
  • Active involvement in multidisciplinary team meetings and directorate clinical governance activity
  • Active participation in continuing medical education

Person Specification

Eligibility

Essential

  • Full GMC Registration with a Licence to Practice

Qualifications

Essential

  • College Membership (MRCP) or qualification of an equivalent level
  • Advanced Life Support or demonstration of ability to achieve ALS immediately upon appointment

Desirable

  • College Fellowship
  • Postgraduate academic degree

Fitness to Practice

Essential

  • Up to date and fit to practice safely and aware of own training needs
  • Evidences engagement with appraisal and revalidation

Health Status

Essential

  • Ability to provide evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination status or evidence of formal medical exemption through the NHS Covid Pass process

Clinical Expertise in Speciality/Subspeciality

Essential

  • Broad range of experience in in particular: Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Experience of Acute General Medicine
  • Ability to offer and be accountable for, full and independent expert diagnostic opinion
  • Demonstrates an interest and commitment to the specialty
  • Experience in Insulin pump and technology service delivery , in patient diabetes and health care professional education

Clinical Governance

Essential

  • Able to evidence engagement with clinical governance and the identification of errors and the learning from errors.
  • Able to show situational awareness and application of good decision making
  • Can evidence leading on patient safety issues and achieving a change in practice

Teaching

Essential

  • Experience of supervising undergraduates, doctors in training and other colleagues
  • Ability to teach clinical skills

Desirable

  • Experience in organising educational activities

Research

Essential

  • Participation in research
  • Published papers and original work in peer reviewed journals
  • Ability to critically appraise published evidence

Audit

Essential

  • Demonstrate understanding of basic principles of audit, evidence based practice and clinical quality improvement initiatives

Personal Skills

Essential

  • Put our patients first
  • Strive for excellence & continuous improvement
  • Value everybody
  • Open and honest
  • Work as a team

Desirable

  • Computer literacy and general IT skills

Standards

Essential

  • Comprehensive knowledge and insight with regard to all the domains within the GMC standards of 'Good Medical Practice'
  • Understands and is able to demonstrate the values of the NHS Constitution
Person Specification

Eligibility

Essential

  • Full GMC Registration with a Licence to Practice

Qualifications

Essential

  • College Membership (MRCP) or qualification of an equivalent level
  • Advanced Life Support or demonstration of ability to achieve ALS immediately upon appointment

Desirable

  • College Fellowship
  • Postgraduate academic degree

Fitness to Practice

Essential

  • Up to date and fit to practice safely and aware of own training needs
  • Evidences engagement with appraisal and revalidation

Health Status

Essential

  • Ability to provide evidence of full COVID-19 vaccination status or evidence of formal medical exemption through the NHS Covid Pass process

Clinical Expertise in Speciality/Subspeciality

Essential

  • Broad range of experience in in particular: Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Experience of Acute General Medicine
  • Ability to offer and be accountable for, full and independent expert diagnostic opinion
  • Demonstrates an interest and commitment to the specialty
  • Experience in Insulin pump and technology service delivery , in patient diabetes and health care professional education

Clinical Governance

Essential

  • Able to evidence engagement with clinical governance and the identification of errors and the learning from errors.
  • Able to show situational awareness and application of good decision making
  • Can evidence leading on patient safety issues and achieving a change in practice

Teaching

Essential

  • Experience of supervising undergraduates, doctors in training and other colleagues
  • Ability to teach clinical skills

Desirable

  • Experience in organising educational activities

Research

Essential

  • Participation in research
  • Published papers and original work in peer reviewed journals
  • Ability to critically appraise published evidence

Audit

Essential

  • Demonstrate understanding of basic principles of audit, evidence based practice and clinical quality improvement initiatives

Personal Skills

Essential

  • Put our patients first
  • Strive for excellence & continuous improvement
  • Value everybody
  • Open and honest
  • Work as a team

Desirable

  • Computer literacy and general IT skills

Standards

Essential

  • Comprehensive knowledge and insight with regard to all the domains within the GMC standards of 'Good Medical Practice'
  • Understands and is able to demonstrate the values of the NHS Constitution

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

East and North Herts NHS Trust

Address

Lister Hospital

Corey's Mill Lane

Stevenage

SG1 4AB


Employer's website

https://www.enherts-tr.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

East and North Herts NHS Trust

Address

Lister Hospital

Corey's Mill Lane

Stevenage

SG1 4AB


Employer's website

https://www.enherts-tr.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Clinical Director for Diabetes and Endocrinology

Dr Stella George

stellageorge@nhs.net

07824527897

Date posted

06 July 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Consultant

Salary

£84,559 to £114,003 a year pa

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

361-R2R-1975

Job locations

Lister Hospital

Corey's Mill Lane

Stevenage

SG1 4AB


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