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WHAT IS THE HEALTH BOARD LIKE?
The Health Board is one of seven acute Health Boards in Wales and covers a quarter of the land mass of Wales. This post comes during a period of Health Board-wide service reviews and a major expansion in undergraduate medical student teaching is planned. The Health Board provides services to a large catchment area and is predominantly rural in nature with areas of outstanding beauty.
The potential for Health Board-wide, Regional and All Wales developments and a closer liaison with primary care and social services is substantial. They are actively involved in realising a regional service for Cellular Pathology with a business case being submitted to Welsh Government. The service is also engaged with the All Wales Digital Pathology project and Cellular Pathology has also recently implemented the All Wales LIMS Intersystems module. The post therefore allows the interested incumbent to live in an area of outstanding beauty, become established at work and in time with agreement transfer to the new organisation.
WHAT IS THE PATHOLOGY DEPARTMENT & TEAM LIKE?
The consultant team is six strong with an additional three posts being appointed, with the consultants supported by a team of Biomedical Scientists, Lab Technicians and an excellent, supportive and friendly management team.
Strategically the Cellular Pathology service is provided using a hub and spoke model for service delivery with the centre for this appointment being the hub. Consultants in Cellular Pathology, work as a team, which will allow the development of subspecialisation.
Service application for ISO 15189 assessment via UKAS is planned for 2021 and the processing laboratory provides centralised services in both immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence. A new Mortuary/Autopsy suite/Relatives’ Services Facility opened in early 2011.
Approximately 10-15% of specimens come from general practitioners. The majority of autopsies are at the request of H M Coroner with on average less than 5 consented autopsies per year across the Health Board. HER2 testing in Breast Cancer is provided together with molecular (FISH) testing from the laboratory in a neighbouring health board. Molecular pathology related to lymphoma diagnosis is provided as part of The All Wales Lymphoma Panel from a neighbouring trust and a comprehensive Molecular testing repertoire is provided by the All Wales Molecular Laboratory based elsewhere.
WHAT IS LIFE LIKE IN WEST WALES?
The pace of life can be as fast or slow as you choose, with a diverse range of people sharing an envious work-life balance across the region. An excellent choice of schools and very reasonable property prices contribute to a high standard of living. West Wales provides wonderful lifestyle opportunities and opportunities to undertake many activities such as climbing and mountain biking as well as walking, surfing, fishing, sailing and hiking. Property prices are lower than many parts of the UK with excellent State and Independent Schools within the area. There are excellent road and rail connections to London and the larger cities. Wales has a low crime rate and is a safe and friendly place to live and work.
WHAT RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE?
Research Opportunities are plentiful and the Health Board has University status with strong links to the local Universities to promote research & development and multi-professional teaching. The Health Board is committed to enhance local research and development and the successful applicant would be strongly encouraged to develop a local research portfolio as part of their core NHS responsibilities (Handbook to the NHS Constitution, January 2009) as it improves patient outcomes.The annual operating R&D Budget has increased by over 750% since 2008 and research operates across all 4 hospital sites with increasing opportunities in Primary Care.
DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES VIA THE CONSULTANT DEVELOPMENT SCHEME:
There is a hugely successful and progressive consultant development scheme at the Health Board, designed designed to meet the needs of newly appointed consultants, and offers a current and future focus by developing you as a leader, and senior consultant within the NHS in line with the NHS Medical Leadership Competency Framework (MCLF).
ARE YOU ELIGIBLE FOR THIS ROLE?
Consultants from all parts of the world are welcome to apply, as long as the following eligibility criteria are met:
- CCT or CESR or within six months of attaining or;
- Previous locum consultant experience in the NHS or;
- Significant senior middle grade experience, and CESR process under way
- GMC recognised specialist qualification or FRCPath
- OET or IELTS
- Willingness to relocate within six months of appointment
- OET or IELTS
- Willingness to relocate within six months of appointment
A University Health Board in Wales is recruiting senior Radiologists that are looking to attain Specialist Registration in the NHS via CESR.
Radiologist with interests in all sub-specialisms will be considered with a range of different hospitals to be based out of.
The position will offer 9 hours of non-clinical work or SPAs within the job plan for Audit, Teaching and Professional Development
The Health Board provides diagnostic imaging services across all four of their general hospitals with additional imaging in several community hospitals. These include CT, MRI, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, diagnostic cardiac angiography, mammography, fluoroscopy, general radiology, theatre radiology and mobile radiography. The imaging systems include computed radiography (CR) technology and digital radiography (DR) mobiles.
The combined Radiology Department within the Health Board is equipped with the
- MRI scanners on each site:
- SiemensMagnetomSola1.5T o PPH–GE1.5T
- 4 GE CT750HD GSI CT Scanners
- 12 Ultrasound rooms equipped with Toshiba, Philips, GE and Samsung ultrasound units.
- 4 C-arm digital screening rooms: Toshiba Ultimax and Philips MD4
- Fuji CR system at on all sites
- Full Picture Archiving and Communications System provided by Fuji systems
This role will provide excellent support to international doctors that are new to the NHS. All the hospitals support their new doctors with complete inductions, followed by a structured departmental induction, shadowing of an existing doctor.
The Health Board also runs a successful Consultant Development and Mentoring programme for newly appointed Consultants aimed at developing you as a senior leader to enable you to contribute effectively in leadership capacities in the Health Board and NHS in general.
For IMGs the trust run a well-established CESR programme, recently redevoped to ensure greater success. Unlike most locations in the UK, this job will provide you with a full and structured CESR Programme
Full details of the relocation package can be sent to you should you receive an offer however the package is to the value of either £4,000 (12 month contract) or £8,000 (24 month contract) and is reimbursed via your first month’s salary. Key expenses that are claimable include following:
- Travel expenses including flights and hotels in transit (for the employee only)
- house removals and storage
- insurance of domestic belongings in transit
Requirements for this position are:
- FRCR / FRANZCR / FFR RCSI / FC Rad (Diag)
- IELTS or OET (can be completed post interview)
- Consultant experience in radiology
The locations are fantastic for families or those who like areas of natural beauty and wildlife.
This is a great opportunity for Radiologists new to the NHS, looking to further their career in Radiology, attain Specialist Registration via CESR or CCT.
Elderly Care or Geriatric specialists are encouraged to apply for opportunities with this fantastic Health Board. CESR, sub-specialty development, mentorship, research - all sound interesting? These are all on offer in abundance, as is the opportunity to settle with your family in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK.
The hospital is a modern district general hospital in North East Wales serving a population of approximately 300,000. It is one of the largest towns in North Wales, with a thriving and diverse industrial centre and also being the market town for a large rural area.
The countryside surrounding is exceedingly attractive with a National Park less than an hour away. Additionally, major cities are a short commute away.
The Health Board
The Health Board comprises three acute District General Hospitals, mental health services and community hospital provision, and covers all health care providers Wales. There is a consultant body of over 150. All the major specialties and subspecialties are represented with the exception of cardiac surgery and neurosurgery. Visiting consultants provide for thoracic surgery (once a fortnight), plastic surgery, neurology, and super specialist paediatrics. Oncology services are provided by visiting consultants from a specialist Cancer Centre.
The Care of the Elderly Service
We are excited to offer this new permanent full time (1.0 WTE) consultant post within the Directorate of Medicine to improve and enhance Frailty services and the Care of the Elderly department is currently going through an exciting expansion with new services being offered. We are looking for an individual who will help shape the future of the department and can drive innovative ways of working.
The post will be for 10 sessions of which there will be 7 DCCs and 3 SPAs depending on additional duties undertaken, and they are committed to devising an individualised job plan for the successful candidate. Areas that can be incorporated into the final job plan include:
- Community working including pro-active care home medicine
The Care of the Elderly department provides the following services:
- Acute stroke unit with TIA clinics and a 24/7 thrombolysis service
- Rehabilitation in community hospitals
- Parkinson’s disease and movement disorder clinic
- Multi-disciplinary falls service
The current team comprises of 6 consultants with specialist interests in orthogeriatrics, movement disorders, stroke, frailty and falls. Junior staff is comprised of 1 Specialty Doctor (attached to the Stroke Unit), 4 Specialist Registrars, 9 SHO grades (a mix of F2s, CMT, and GPVTS trainees) with the possibility of a third strand F1 during some rotations.
These staff rotate around the department and will make up the junior doctor team supporting the new appointees – at a minimum there will be one SHO attached to each rehabilitation ward, a Staff grade based in the Community Hospital, and one SHO (often more) based on the frailty unit. There is a middle grade to cover the frailty unit and another that provides cover for the rehabilitation unit.
New consultants will be encouraged to take a mentor from colleagues and to attend the local RCP North new consultant events and courses.
Annual and Study Leave
Annual leave is 33 days per year. A maximum of thirty days study leave, over a rolling 3-year period funded study leave is available in line with national terms and conditions. Leave to attend courses will normally be granted up to this limit unless service demands are exceptional.
If you are an overseas doctor looking to develop as a specialist in the UK then this is the right job for you! CESR support, mentorship, sub-speciality development and a friendly welcoming team is there to support doctors from any walk of the UK. Of course, UK CCT-trained consultants will be offered an opportunity and will find a balance of work-life balance and/or career development easy to achieve.
This may well be the opportunity for you then...
Working for a well established acute medicine team in a progressive and acute medicine team in famousl friendly team environment, led by a forward thinking leadership with integrity and patient care at the forefront of everything they do.
If you are a UK based physician with excellent experience in the field of acute medicine, either with CCT or CESR CP in your sights or attained, you can secure yourself an interview.
Alternatively, if you have worked in the NHS previously and wish to return - this may well be the ideal opportunity for you!
The position will have extensive involvement with teaching and the postholder will be actively & regularly engaged with the affiliated university.
In addition, all sub-specialty interests will be welcomed and accommodated.
The location is excellent for those looking for a more rural lifestyle that is not too far away from the city life. For those with families or a taste for outdoor life, this might offer everything you are looking for.
Get in touch if you are intrigued, and want more details!
Requirements for this position are the following:
- MRCP UK
- UK experience is essential, either current or past
- Active GMC registration
We have a reputation for allowing people to play to their strength and love colleagues who are fabulous clinicians but have other passions in or outside of medicine that need a tailored job-plan.
Successful candidates will be expected to:
- Help develop a comprehensive General Medicine and Gastroenterology service across the Health Board
- Assist in development and delivery of a comprehensive 7 day service
- Acute inpatient assessment and treatment
- General and Specialist DGH and Community-based outpatient clinics
- Effective leadership to multidisciplinary staff members of the unit
- Development of teaching, training and research within the hospital and wider Health Board
- MRCP UK
- IELTS or OET
- Extensive experience in GIM & Gastroenterology
- At least 2 years experience at consultant grade
Opportunites for MRCP international doctors looking to pursue CCT or CESR in the NHS. There are various general medicine positions in hospitals across Wales looking for MRCP qualified middle-grade doctors. Offering one to two year fixed-term contracts these are great opportunities for international doctors looking to start their career in the NHS and enter specialty training programmes. With the hospitals offering experience in numerous sub-specialties within medicine, doctors with either experience or an interest in certain sub-specialties will be offered work in their specialty.
These specialties include gastroenterology, respiratory, acute medicine, geriatrics, diabetes and endocrinology, stroke medicine and many others.
Requirements for these positions are:
- Full MRCP UK
- Recent general medical experience
- Eligibility for GMC registration
- OET or IELTS (candidates who have booked their test and have good levels of English will be considered)
Overseas doctors with interests in entering specialty training programmes and working towards CCT are urged to apply for these fantastic posts in beautiful locations across the UK.