Locum Consultant Clinical Geneticist

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
£78,304 - £105,570
29 Sep 2017
27 Oct 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

This maternity leave cover post is based in the Clinical Genetics Centre of the Department of Medical Genetics, Foresterhill Campus, Aberdeen.

The postholder will work with the existing Consultant Genetics Team to improve services for patients and families with inherited disorders across the North of Scotland, and to work with the existing team to provide a comprehensive Clinical Genetics Service of the highest quality for patients in the North of Scotland. 

The service covers five health board regions- Grampian, Highland, Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles, which comprise a vast area, with total population of around 850,000.

The Medical Genetics department comprises a Clinical Team, Molecular Genetics and Cytogenetics laboratories. The Department of Medical Ge-netics has very good links with Children’s Services in Aberdeen and In-verness, including Community Child Health and Learning Disability Services, with Maternity services based at Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, and with acute medical and surgical services for adults (also based on the Foresterhill Campus), the University of Aberdeen Institutes of Medical Sciences and Applied Health Sciences, on the Foresterhill campus.

The post holder will be expected to contribute to audit, teaching, training, CPD and to support ongoing department research.

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. For more information visit www.gmc-uk.org 

Apply for this post by visiting www.medicaljobs.scot.nhs.uk and search for the above Ref No.  

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Professor Zosia Miedzybrodzka, Service Clinical Director, or Dr John Dean, NHS Consultant in Medical Genetics (tel 01224 552120).

Closing Date: Friday, 27 October 2017

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