Doctors - Specialty Doctor in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Department Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Salary £52,530 - £82,400 per annum
  • Closing Date 29/05/2024
  • Location Princess Royal Hospital
  • Grade Specialty Doctor
  • Job ref 223-SD2133
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 10 PA's

Job overview

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust is looking for a specialty doctor Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. The successful candidate will be required to be part of the middle grade on call cover for the specialty in a 1:6 capacity. This is a non-resident on call shift and is paid in addition to their standard contractual salary. There is shared responsibility with 2 other Specialty Doctors and 1 Specialist Registrar for daytime cover during normal working hours.

Main duties of the job

• To be responsible for the continuing care of patients as designated by consultant staff.
• To perform regular ward rounds to ensure regular review of in-patients.
• To participate in minor oral surgery and fast track clinics in the department as required.
• To participate in meaningful audit within the department.
• To participate in the training of junior medical staff and other staff.
• To deputise for colleagues at an appropriate level.
• To carry out appropriate administrative duties in support of clinical commitments.
• In certain cases, changes to the published job plan may be necessary to facilitate patient care and
safety. These changes should only be temporary in nature e.g.: cover for another middle grade whilst on leave.
• To develop enhanced clinical skills, especially in the assessment and management of acutely ill patients.
• To have excellent team-working skills with the abilities and professional attitude to work well in a multi-professional team.
• To deliver clinical and quality targets agreed both nationally and locally with clinical teams and commissioners.
• To follow patients throughout their clinical pathways.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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