Locum Consultant Dermatologist
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious individual to join our well integrated team.
This is a fulltime locum post in Dermatology for a period of 6 months. The successful candidate should have a a special interest in skin cancer, including dermatological surgery and lesion recognition/dermoscopy. The candidate would be encouraged to become a member of the local and specialist skin cancer MDTs and where appropriate join the team providing Mohs micrographic surgery.
Other duties may include general clinics, on-call on a 1 in 10 basis or inclusion in the rota for supervision of the urgent assessment clinic. Digital forms of assessment are increasingly used in our departmental practice, and the timetable may include digital skin cancer clinics, advice and guidance and electronic triage.
Main duties of the job
- The post holder will contribute to the general organisation and running of the dermatology services within the Trust and in outreach clinics, working in collaboration with colleagues.
- They will provide high quality patient care in line with the trusts values and GMC duties.
- They will participate in all aspects of Clinical Governance, making a significant contribution to multidisciplinary audit and risk management activities. The post-holder is expected to attend the weekly journal club, histopathology and clinical meetings held for patient care and CPD.
- They will assist the Directorate Manager in the timely investigation of complaints, working to provide reports within the time frame set out by Trust Policy.
For an informal discussion and further information regarding the opportunity and Directorate, please contact: Charlotte Goodhead on 0191 282 9357, or via email at Charlotte.Goodhead1@nhs.net
To provide skin cancer clinics and general dermatology and at the RVI and in outreach clinics as well as dermatological surgical lists.
Education, Qualifications and Specialist Skills
Management and Administration Experience
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