Consultant Obstetrician with an interest in Maternal Medicine

Birmingham, West Midlands
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum
05 Mar 2019
01 Apr 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The Birmingham Women’s & Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint a substantive Fetal Medicine Consultant. This job will consist of 10 Programmed Activities per week. The delivery suite component may be required to be part of an annualised contract.

The job plan includes a 1 in 12 commitment to the obstetric on call rota with a full complement of junior staff in the hospital. This is a replacement post to continue to develop the maternal medicine service and manage women with complex pre-existing morbidities such as renal disease, SLE, epilepsy and diabetes with a remit to develop and lead the obstetric neurology service.

The post holder must possess Membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) (or equivalent), be on the GMC specialist register, and have CCT in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (or international equivalent) and demonstrated interest in maternal medicine with ATSMs or equivalent.

Full registration with the GMC is essential. The Advanced Labour Ward Practice (or equivalent experience) is also required.

The Birmingham Women’s Hospital site is a leading provider of healthcare to women, babies and their families in South Birmingham. The hospital serves a large multiracial local community, currently delivering over 8000 women per year with an equivalent gynaecological workload.

The successful candidate will join a team of seven Maternal & Fetal Medicine Subspecialists working in a number of highly specialist clinics focusing on complex care for the fetus and women with pre-existing morbidities.

We are a tertiary centre for perinatal care and are the regional centre for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Neonatology and Clinical Genetics.  We have referrals for fetal therapy from all over the North and Midlands of England.

The Trust has a well-developed tertiary Gynaecological services; including, urogynaecology, ambulatory gynaecology, MAS and Urgent Care service. It houses the Tommy’s Centre for miscarriage research. In many areas of clinical work there are research opportunities interfacing with the University of Birmingham through Birmingham Health Partners.

There is a formal TOP service in recognition of the increased service need from both the local providers needing secondary care facilities and also from the regional Fetal Medicine service.

Informal enquiries are most welcome, please call Miss Sam Pretlove on 0121 607 4708 (Clinical Director of Maternity & Neonatal Services) and/or Dr Tracey Johnston, Maternal Medicine consultant Obstetrician and Deputy CMO.

To apply, please submit your application via the apply click button.

Closing date for completed applications: 1st April 2019.