• Full Time
  • London TW7
  • 99,532 - 131,964 £ / Year

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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  • £99,532 – £131,964 a year

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  • Full-time


London TW7

Full job description

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Foundation Trust wishes to appoint an enthusiastic, forward thinking Substantive Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist with a special interest Obstetric Simulation and Ambulatory Gynaecology . The successful candidate will join a large consultant team providing general and specialised obstetrics and gynaecology services to the local population of West London and neighbouring areas. The post will be based at the West Middlesex University Hospital site. The responsibility of the post holder is to provide support in running Multidisciplinary Obstetric Simulation, Antenatal clinic, Rapid Access clinics, gynaecology theatres and Outpatient hysteroscopy services. The successful candidate will work with established consultants and members of the multidisciplinary team. The appointment will be 10 PAs and includes a hybrid on call commitment for Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

The on call pattern for consultants is going through a consultation process at present and there is possible changes in the on call pattern anticipated upon its completion. The successful candidate will have a change in the on call pattern when this is implemented.

The Advisory Appointments Committee (AAC) will take place on 18th June 2024

The appointee will provide a high quality Obstetrics and Gynaecology service, in conjunction with consultant colleagues already in post. It would be expected that the consultant offers continuous responsibility for the care of patients named under their team.

Whilst this post is initially and primarily based at the West Middlesex site, all appointments may require cross-site working to varying degrees.

In particular we are looking for a colleague to support the Multidisciplinary Obstetric Simulation (MOMS), Antenatal services, Rapid Access clinics, gynaecology theatres and Outpatient hysteroscopy services. These services are already established and the successful candidate will have an opportunity to develop these specialist services further.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is proud to be one of the top performing and safest trusts in England.

We have two main acute hospital sites—Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital, plus our award-winning clinics across North West London and beyond.

We employ over 7,000 staff and 500 volunteers

We treat someone in A&E every 90 seconds

We deliver a baby every 50 minutes

We operate on a patient every 16 minutes

We do 50 imaging procedures each hour

We serve a diverse population of 1.5 million from the beginning to the end of life

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate an active interest in the management of high risk women in obstetrics and acute gynaecology problems as well. It is expected that the successful individual will provide a unified multidisciplinary approach to the care of women in rapid access clinics, outpatient hysteroscopy services and providing Advice and guidance for gynaecology referrals (A&G).

There will be dedicated time for teaching medical students (tutorials, ward, clinic and theatre based learning) and for post graduate teaching and training (Friday post graduate afternoons are statutory sessions for all staff). Regular audits will be required and supervision for Quality Improvement Projects (QIP) undertaken by the trainees. Involvement in general management and committee work for the hospital will also be encouraged.

The Department has weekly educational meetings at which cases are reviewed and discussed and, audits are presented The Directorate holds monthly Consultant meetings, Gynaecology and Perinatal morbidity and mortality meetings and Maternity Forum.

The post holder will have secretarial support from a senior patient administrator shared between other Consultants. The appointee will have a desk in a shared office with access to a computer.

To apply for this job please visit www.chelwest.nhs.uk.