Obstetrician with an interest in Quality Improvement)
The Birmingham Women’s & Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint a consultant obstetrician to strengthen and develop the maternal medicine service. The job will consist of 10 Programmed Activities per week and may be required to be part of an annualised contract. Birmingham Women’s Hospital, in conjunction with a team of highly skilled expert physicians, delivers complex maternal medicine services to the women of the West Midlands and beyond. There are a range of disease specific, multidisciplinary antenatal clinics for medical disorders including renal disease, cardiology, rheumatological disorders, liver disease, endocrinology disorders, haematology, respiratory disease, neurology including epilepsy and diabetes.
Obstetrician Post is a sub-specialist maternal medicine post with antenatal clinics in rheumatology, epilepsy, renal disease and diabetes. They will be instrumental in developing our specialist midwifery input into maternal medicine and lead our pre-pregnancy services. The post holder will hold subspecialty accreditation in maternal medicine (or equivalent).
The post requires Membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist (or equivalent), GMC registration and completion of CCT (or equivalent) and Labour Ward ATSM.
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 diverse local community, currently delivering over 8200 women per year with an equivalent gynaecological workload. The successful candidates will join a team of highly skilled and motivated specialist obstetricians and physicians to deliver expert care to women with medical complexities in a number of disease specific specialist clinics. We are a tertiary centre for perinatal care and are the regional centre for Maternal & Fetal Medicine, Neonatology and Clinical Genetics.
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 Services) and/or Dr Tracey Johnston, Maternal Medicine Consultant Obstetrician and Deputy CMO.
Please apply online by clicking the apply button using references
284-BW041-19 – Consultant Obstetrician (interest in Quality Improvement)
Closing date for completed applications: 15 October 2019
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders act and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the CRB to check for any previous criminal convictions. We are committed to Equal Opportunities in Employment and actively discourage smoking at work.