Locum Consultant In Dermatology
Applications are invited for a 6 month locum post to join the existing Consultants in providing a Dermatology Service for NHS Ayrshire & Arran.
The Department is based in University Hospital Crosshouse, Kilmarnock and Heathfield Clinic, University Hospital Ayr, with a weekly outreach clinic in Ayrshire Central Hospital, Irvine. There are 4 adult in-patient beds at University Hospital Crosshouse, and access to beds in the Paediatric Unit. The unit has busy Day Treatment Units at Crosshouse and Heathfield providing dressings, TL01, PUVA and Photodynamic therapy. Minor surgery facilities are available in the Dermatology Centre as well as in the clinic areas. There is a monthly cosmetic camouflage clinic. Specialist dermatology nurses operate review clinics for eczema and psoriasis patients and patients on isotretinoin and biologic therapy. There are seven nurse biopsy specialists. There has been substantial recent investment in the Dermatology service to enhance both staffing and services.
The unit is supported by 1 ST3, 2 LAS, 8 Specialty Grades, 1 FY2, a senior charge nurse, 2 Advanced Nurse Practitioners, and a team of experienced Dermatology Nurses. 2 GPwSI practitioners work in close cooperation with the service.
Informal enquiries/visits, please contact Consultant Dermatologists, Dr Colm Dwyer (01563 827928) and Dr Sherine Tavadia (01563 827984).
Please see our main advertisement to view further information, including a Job Pack, by clicking the apply button. Please quote Ref No: MD/301/17. Details of all our Medical Posts can be found at www.medicaljobs.scot.nhs.uk
Closing date: 31 August 2017 (noon).