Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Applications are welcome for a Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology working 10 sessions per week at Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary which is available immediately. The post-holder will be working a non-resident on-call rota and will be expected to undertake a mixture of general gynaecology and obstetrics duties. Opportunities will be available to develop special skills and be involved in specialist services.
Annual delivery rate is approximately 1300. The successful applicant will join an enthusiastic team of 5 consultants, 1 Associate Specialist, 1 Teaching Fellow, 3 other Specialty Doctors and 3 trainees, who provide a range of specialist services and excellent educational opportunities in a beautiful area of south west Scotland.
Prospective candidates will require to be on the GMC Specialist Register and will hold a CCT or be within 6 months of obtaining the certificate.
This post is a real opportunity. While our current Hospital is modern, friendly and well equipped, we are now planning on moving to the new District General Hospital in December 2017. If you’re passionate about person-centred care and want to be part of this journey then we’d love to hear from you. The successful candidates will join an excellent team with opportunities to innovatively develop clinical services and play a key role in the configuration of our new services. The medical teams across all wards and departments aim to provide high quality medical education, delivered in a supportive and friendly environment. NHS Dumfries & Galloway has a strong sense of community as does the population it serves.
Dumfries is located in the South West of Scotland, with an excellent reputation for its high standard of local schools, college, and its university. Dumfries and Galloway is a popular tourist resort for many outdoor pursuits including golfing, walking, cycling and mountain biking plus lot’s more! Dumfries is a town which prides itself on its poetry and culture hosting “The Big Burns Supper” which is held annually in memory of Robert Burns.
As you can imagine living in Dumfries & Galloway provides a different type of lifestyle than the norm; the place is an area of outstanding beauty whilst you’re able to enjoy the great outdoors there are excellent links to Glasgow, Edinburgh and Newcastle. Take a lot at Visit Scotland – Dumfries which provides further interesting reading about the area: www.visitscotland.com/destinations-maps/dumfries-galloway/
For further information please contact: Dr Heather Currie, Clinical Director on 01387 246246 (secretary Heather Grieve 01387 241026, Sarah Anderson 01387241210.
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Closing Date: 8th July 2017 Interview Date: 25th July 2017