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Locum Consultant Haematologist – WITH AN INTEREST IN Thrombosis

YM73

Main area
Haematology
Grade
YM73
Contract
Fixed term: 6 months
Hours
Full time - 10 sessions per week
Job ref
220-042-MED-EIM
Employer
Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Clinical Haematology Level 5
Town
London
Salary
£84,559 - £114,003 Per Annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
Today at 23:59

For our current apprenticeship vacancies, please go to https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship and use Keyword ‘Whittington’

By applying for this role, you accept in the event you are successful that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which is aimed at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers.

 


 

Job overview

Applications are invited for the post of whole-time Consultant in Haematology at Whittington Health, (part time could be considered).  This post is maternity cover of the current post holder.

The person appointed will be the Coagulation lead within the setting of a district general hospital (DGH).  The appointee will be expected to help maintain the haematology department’s reputation as centres of excellence in service delivery, teaching, research and training.

Applicants must have the FRCPath (or equivalent specialist qualification) and hold a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in haematology, or be within three months of award of CCT, or equivalent, by date of interview.

Applicants must also be on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council (UK) with a Licence to Practice, (or be eligible for full and specialist registration within six months of interview).

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Ali Rismani, Clinical Lead and Consultant Haematologist - a.rismani@nhs.net

 

Main duties of the job

Please see the Job Description and the Persons Specification for further details about the job role. If you are unable to access the PDF, the details of the job description can also be found in the 'Detailed Job Description and Main responsibilities' section.

Working for our organisation

Whittington Health serves a richly diverse population and works hard to ensure that all our services are fair and equally accessible to everyone. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the way we look after our staff.  We aim to employ a workforce which is as representative as possible of this population, so we are open to the value of differences in age, disability, gender, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, sexual orientation, and religion or belief.  The Trust believes that as a public sector organisation we have an obligation to have recruitment, training, promotion and other formal employment policies and procedures that are sensitive to these differences. We think that by doing so, we are better able to treat our patients as well as being a better place to work.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Applications are invited for the post of whole-time Consultant in Haematology at Whittington Health.  This is a new post to provide thrombosis and haemostasis and general haematology services Whittington Health. The successful candidate will become part of the haemostasis and thrombosis network across the local network.

The person appointed will be the Coagulation lead within the setting of a district general hospital (DGH).  The appointee will be expected to help maintain the haematology department’s reputation as centres of excellence in service delivery, teaching, research and training.

Applicants must have the FRCPath (or equivalent specialist qualification) and hold a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in haematology, or be within three months of award of CCT, or equivalent, by date of interview.

Applicants must also be on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council (UK) with a Licence to Practice, (or be eligible for full and specialist registration within six months of interview).

Person specification

Professional Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Full and Specialist registration (and with a licence to practise) with the General Medical Council (GMC), or be eligible for registration within six months of interview.
  • If an applicant is UK trained, they must ALSO be a holder of a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), or be within six months of award of CCT by date of interview. If an applicant is non-UK trained, they will be required to show evidence of equivalence to the UK CCT
  • FRCPath or show evidence of equivalent qualification
  • MRCP or show evidence of equivalent qualification

Clinical Experience and Skills

Essential criteria
  • Broad experience in clinical haematology
  • Experience in managing sickle cell disease and thalassaemia syndromes
  • Experience in managing complex thrombosis issues
  • Experience in managing patients with haematological malignancies
  • Transfusion Experience
  • Experience in good and empathic communication with patients and families with complex information and support needs.

Audit Management & IT

Essential criteria
  • Experience of audit and understanding of clinical governance especially as applied to the introduction or development of new techniques
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of Quality Improvement Projects

Research. Teaching skill & experience

Essential criteria
  • Understanding and knowledge of Research ethics
  • Understanding and experience of research techniques
  • Experience of entering patients into trials
  • Experience in teaching and training
Desirable criteria
  • Higher degree MD or PhD
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Dr Ali Rismani,
Job title
Clinical Lead and Consultant Haematologist
Email address
a.rismani@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Whittington Health NHS Trust
Magdala Avenue
London
N19 5NF
Telephone
020 7288 3254