Doctors - Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (Fertility)

  • Job Type Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Salary £77,913 - £105,042 Per Annum
  • Closing Date 01/11/2018
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
  • Grade NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
  • Job ref 223-MC419
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full Time 40 Hours
  • Telephone 01952 641222 ext 5994

Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist with a special interest in Subfertility & Reproductive Health

Are you looking for an interesting and rewarding job with good work-life balance in a stunningly beautiful rural location within easy reach of the West Midlands conurbation -  If so, we would like to welcome you to join our friendly and supportive Obstetrics & Gynaecology department, where you will work in close collaboration with our forward thinking team of 14 Consultants.

We are looking for an Obstetrics & Gynaecology Consultant with a special interest in subfertility and reproductive health to join our expanding Department supporting the 520,000 population of Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid-Wales. 

The Shropshire and Mid-Wales Fertility Centre is one of the most successful NHS IVF units in the Country in terms of treatment success and has consistently achieved a high rating with the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority in terms of regulatory compliance.

We have recently invested heavily in new, state of the art purpose designed Assisted Conception unit where we relocated in July 2018. We currently see more than 500 couples a year and perform 650 assisted conception procedures each year which include IVF, ICSI, IUI and ovulation induction.

We are looking forward to further exciting changes with the announcement of 310 million pounds to be invested in our two hospitals to improve the provision of care. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to be at the heart of future developments.

The Post

Applicants are invited for a substantive Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist with a special interest in subfertility & reproductive health post at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust.

The post involves:

  • Fertility clinics
  • Gynaecology clinics
  • Antenatal clinics
  • Ambulatory care
  • Assisted conception sessions
  • Theatre sessions – ideally you are able to offer skills in laparoscopic reproductive surgery
  • Resident and non-resident Obstetrics & Gynaecology on calls with acute gynaecology and labour ward labour ward duties – (non-resident overnight)

Medical Staff

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is staffed with 14 full-time Consultants, 2 full time Associate Specialists, 6 Specialty Doctors, 6 ST3+ trainees, 7 ST1/2 trainees and 2 FY1s.

The fertility department team comprises of; 1 full time and 1 part time Fertility medical consultant, 1 Associate specialist, and 1 research fellow. 1 Full time Consultant Clinical Scientist, 2.8 clinical scientists, 3 trainee clinical scientists and 9 nursing staff.

Our Hospitals

We are entering an exciting period here at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. We have been guaranteed more than £300 million pounds to develop our hospitals into two state of the art facilities that will offer greatly improved environments, more sustainable staffing and better facilities. It will make SaTH a better place to work, in turn making it a better place to receive care.

Over the last two years we have been building the foundations of a better future through our work with Virginia Mason and our own transforming care institute (TCI). We have introduced a leadership academy with more opportunities for development so all our leaders support, coach and perform at the highest levels, celebrate the hard work of our staff and recognise the wonderful improvements that are being made each and every day. This is a vital stepping stone to ensure we are equipped for our better future and realising our vision of providing the safest and kindest care for our patients. Leadership is about supporting teams to be the best they can be. As we move forward together it is vital all our teams understand their important role in delivering this brighter future for everyone.

Shropshire

Shropshire is a beautiful county located between the West Midlands and North Wales. Whilst rural and home to the Shropshire Hills, it is anything but sleepy. The county is bustling with idyllic towns including Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Bridgnorth and Ludlow, with plenty to do regardless of your interests. More information can again be found under further links.

We are ideally located between the north and the south making travelling around the UK extremely easy. As well as being only a short distance from major cities and busy transport links including Birmingham airport, our county also borders with beautiful north Wales which is abundant in outdoor activities, brilliant beaches, and thrilling scenery.

We want you to find out more about the department and our hospitals, and we invite you to contact us with any questions you may have on 01952 641222 ext 5994, or even arrange a visit. Please also take the time to read any supporting documentation to really get to know us.

We would like you to find out more about the department and our hospitals, and invite you to contact us with any questions you may have on 01952 641222 ext 5994, or even arrange a visit. Please also take the time to read any supporting documentation to really get to know us.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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