Speciality Doctor Genitourinary Medicine
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
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This post is a replacement substantive position. The appointment will be a part-time (2 PA) Specialist grade doctor in Sexual Health, Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust.
The appointee must hold the DFSRH and / or STIF intermediate, along with significant previous experience in provision of contraception and/or genitourinary medicine. Letters of Competence in Intrauterine Techniques and/or Subdermal Implant techniques are desirable but training can be provided.
There is no direct in-patient responsibility with this post.
The appointee will be expected to work with the multidisciplinary team to identify clinical governance and training needs. This may involve involvement in the development of local training programmes to support staff attain appropriate FSRH or BASHH accreditation.
Further details/informal visits contact
Name: Dr Joseph Arumainayagam
Job Title: Clinical Lead, Hon Sr Clinical Lecturer & Consultant in HIV/Genitourinary Medicine
Email address: email@example.com
Telephone number: 01922 270391/01922 270554
Main duties of the job
It is expected that the appointee will deliver clinics in integrated sexual health. The post holder would also be expected to deliver one evening clinic per week. Clinics will consist of booked appointments and drop in attendances (subject to covid restraints), working alongside sexual health nurses (advanced nurse practitioners and band 6 nurses working to PGD), health care assistants delivering asymptomatic STI screening and providing support to clinicians and other sexual health doctors. The successful candidate will not be working in the HIV clinics.
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust is an integrated organisation providing community and acute hospital services within the local health economy with a total income of just over £220 million. The Trust directly employs over 4000 staff making us one of the largest employers in Walsall.
The hospital site was substantially redeveloped between 2007 and 2010 and has 550 acute beds. It also comprises of outpatient, diagnostic and treatment facilities for short stay cases whilst the upgraded older building provides emergency care.
- History taking, examination, investigation and treatment of patients attending the Genitourinary Medicine department in line with clinic protocols.
- Supporting the department in the management of patients with HIV disease.
- Working in line with all Trust policies and procedures and the GU clinic guidelines.
- Keep up to date with clinic guidelines, good medical practice and safeguarding guidelines.
- Participation in the internal educational activities of the department, including teaching nurses, medical students, junior doctors and other visitors to the department, as appropriate.
- Participation in the external educational activities, including meetings and courses hosted by the department and other courses such as the BASHH STIF course and DFSRH as appropriate.
- Participation in audit and clinical governance activities of the department.
- Providing medical support to non-medical staff of the clinic.
- Performance of administrative tasks relevant to Genitourinary Medicine (such as writing of letters to colleagues and patients, compiling GUMCAD data, development of clinic protocols).
- Clinical liaison with other hospital departments, general practitioners and other agencies as required.
- Participation in the developing clinical networks within Genitourinary Medicine in the West Midlands.
Certificate of Sponsorship
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