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Specialty Doctor in Dermatology

Specialty Doctor

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Specialty Doctor
10 PAs
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Dermatology - Med Staff (Dept)
Milton Keynes
£37,923 to £70,718 per annum
31/10/2017 23:59

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients . The hospital is undergoing significant  investment and development including a new surgical ward, a new main entrance (allowing expansion of A&E services),  a new Academic Centre and a planned new Cancer Centre.

Milton Keynes is the fastest growing and most successful city in the country (visit http://www.destinationmiltonkeynes.co.uk/) for which we provide Emergency Medicine (including Paediatrics) from minor injury to major trauma, Critical Care, Cancer Services, General Surgery & Medicine, Women’s & Children Services (including Maternity, Paediatrics & Neonatal) and Renal Services.

The Health Service Journal recently named Milton Keynes one of the top performing NHS Trust to work in and we are proud to be rated “good” by the Care Quality Commission.

 You can expect a warm welcome, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviors


Job Title: Specialty Doctor
Department: Dermatology
Location: Milton Keynes
Salary: £37,923 to £70,718 per annum
Programmed Activities: 10 PAs

Applications are invited for a specialty grade doctor in Dermatology working in Milton Keynes University Hospital. The post holder will work in a team to deliver high quality care to patients with malignant and benign dermatology conditions. The team includes 1 Locum consultant, an Associate Specialist, locum specialty doctors, an Advanced Nurse Practitioner, a Clinical Nurse Specialist and a team of nurses.

Experience in the management of patients with acute and chronic dermatological disorders is essential as well as broad experience in all aspects of the speciality of Dermatology to provide effective and safe management of patients. The post holder must have completed at least 4 years full time postgraduate medical training.

The successful applicant will be involved in delivering outpatient care, reviews of patients on the wards referred with dermatological problems.

• Attendance at weekly Skin Cancer multidisciplinary team meetings
• Weekly supporting professional activities session (SPA)

This post would suit an individual who wishes to pursue a career in Dermatology and requires more experience prior to applying for specialist trainee status or who wishes to pursue a career grade post long term

Potential applicants are encouraged to visit the department should they wish.

The successful applicant will be expected to participate in teaching both under and postgraduate students associated with the University of Buckingham and will also be expected to support colleagues doing these activities as part of his or her arranged job plan.

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital. This allows us to attract, train and retain the best doctors.

This is an important step towards establishing the Trust as a first class centre of teaching excellence. The first students arrived on wards in May 2015 and a medical school building is under construction, which will create exciting opportunities in the future for all staff in the fields of clinical research and education.

This exciting new phase will include opportunities for undergraduate and post graduate teaching, enhanced research facilities. A teaching and research background would be highly advantageous when applying for this position.

We believe the continued growth of the hospital will allow us to expand and improve our services to offer the very best care to the people of Milton Keynes, and beyond.

Located just 50 miles north of London, Milton Keynes has excellent access to the capital whilst being centrally located for Oxford and Cambridge and having ease of access to the north. Lying in attractive countryside, Milton Keynes offers first class facilities for sport, theatre, music, shopping and dining.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 31st October 2017
Interview date: 14th November 2017

We reserve the right to close posts early if we receive a sufficient volume of applications. Unfortunately only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check.
We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Milton Keynes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant will be expected to participate in departmental audit, work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team, be involved in teaching and participate in the trust appraisal process and GMC revalidation processes.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

Locum Consultant Dermatologist
Dr Sheru George via e-mail: Sheru.Geroge@mkuh.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Resources Department
Witan Gate House
500-600 Witan Gate
Milton Keynes
01908 996 174