Consultant in Paediatrics
Consultant in Paediatrics with an interest in Neurology/Epilepsy
The Trust is seeking to appoint a full-time (10 PA) substantive Consultant in General Paediatrics with a special interest in Neurology & Epilepsy, who will join a paediatric medical workforce of 14 WTE Consultants, one Associate Specialist, two Specialty Doctors, three Specialty Registrars and 7 SHOs. A recent expansion in consultant numbers has enabled improved on-site ‘out of hours’ consultant presence in line with the RCPCH “Facing the Future” standards.
This post is being advertised to help support the current Paediatric Neurology and Epilepsy service. The job plan consists of 10 PAs (8 DCC + 2 SPA) to include 3 OPD clinics per week, plus time allotted for clinical administration and teaching. The department operates a Consultant of the Week (COW) model to provide cover for the Paediatric ward and Level 1 SCBU on a 1 week in 7 basis and there is an acute tier 3 (non-resident) on-call commitment of 1 in 6 nights (with internal cover) and 1 in 7 weekends although the on-call commitment may be negotiable depending on the needs of the candidate and the department.
You must be fully registered with the GMC and hold a license to practice and be on the Specialist Register, or be within 6 months of attaining your CCT or equivalent at the interview stage.
The Royal Surrey County Hospital is a leading district general hospital serving a population of over 330,000 with a regional cancer service covering a population of 1.2 million. The Trust has an income of over £338 million per year, in excess of 4000 staff, over 74,000 A&E attendances and over 336,000 outpatient appointments per year and approximately 3,000 deliveries per year.
Guildford is a popular place to live with excellent schools and leisure facilities and with easy access to London, motorways and airports.
Enquires about this post should be directed to Dr Paula McQueen, Clinical Director of Paediatrics, or to Dr Mark Evans, Chief of Service for Women & Children, Tel: 01483 571122 Ext: 6979 / e-mail: email@example.com
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Closing date for applications: 24.03.2019
Interview Date: 01.05.2019