NHS Fife KY1 2ND
Summary NHS FIFE SPECIALTY DOCTOR IN OTOLARYNGOLOGY VICTORIA HOSPITAL, KIRKCALDY REF NO: HH775/06/19 An opportunity has arisen for a Specialty Doctor to join an enthusiastic, motivated and supportive Otolaryngology Department team. You will work in the ENT Department at Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy, which opened in 2012. Post of Specialty Doctor in Otolaryngology SUMMARY OF POST Job title Specialty Doctor in ENT Responsible to ENT Consultants Grade Specialty Doctor Directorate Planned Care Directorate Salary Specialty Doctor Scale (10 Sessions) This new post is to support the development of provision of high quality patient care within the ENT Department. It is aimed at clinicians 3 years post registration who wish to broaden their clinical experience and receive excellent training in Emergency Medicine. Applications from clinicians considering the CESR route are also encouraged. Specialty Doctors will work alongside Specialty trainees in ENT from the East of Scotland training rotation. Successful applicants will work at a middle grade level on a rota which provides 24 hour middle grade cover for the department under consultant supervision. The rota will include overnight and weekend work. The post attracts 10 PAs of which 9 will be Direct Clinical Care and 2 will be for ongoing Continuing Professional Development. These PAs can be used flexibly for ongoing training and development. All Specialty Doctors will be allocated an educational supervisor to support them in their ongoing training and facilitate appropriate training opportunities tailored to the individual's interests and training needs. Development and maintenance of a portfolio is encouraged. Specialty Doctors will be involved in the initial assessment and management of patients attending the ENT department, and in supervising and supporting GPSTs in patient management. This will involve work in clinics, theatre and on-call periods. There will be opportunities for the Specialty Doctor to manage their own clinic and run their own theatres under consultant supervison. The department is a very well integrated service with the ward and clinics being in one area with the same nursing staff and GPSTs working in both. Our own dedicated theatres are nearby and we have very close links with audiology which also has facilities on the ward. All types of ENT pathologies are assessed here with and both paediatric and adult pathologies managed here. We are one of the busiest departments in Scotland and have patients with a wide range of interesting and unusual pathologies. We have a consultant body of 6 with current registrars visiting from Tayside, with 2 dedicated registrars commencing August 2019. The department also has GPSTs and 2 nurse practitioners who manage patients presenting with ear, tonsil and allergy issues. On call will be expected of the Specialty Doctor both during the week and weekends with full time consultant cover. Applications from those who wish to work flexibly are welcomed. Enquires to Mr David Walker, Clinical Lead for ENT, 01592 643355 ext. 28625, Email: [email protected] Emails are welcomed and encouraged. Job Packs can be obtained by emailing [email protected] Completed applications in word format should also be returned to the same email address by the closing date. CLOSING DATE: MONDAY 29TH JULY 2019 Details of all NHS Scotland Medical Vacancies can be found at www.medicaljobs.scot.nhs.uk Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme About Disability Confident A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident .