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Research Fellow in Fetal Medicine & Surgery

Employer
Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Liverpool
Salary
£55,329 to £63,152 per annum
Closing date
14 Mar 2024

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Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to announce a new Clinical Research Fellowship in association with the University of Liverpool.

The Fellowship is a full-time research/Fetal medicine network development post under the supervision of Professor Asma Khalil, Professor of Fetal Medicine and Dr Andrew Sharp, Senior Lecturer. It includes a clinical component. Clinical supervision will be the responsibility of the RCOG tutors.

Main duties of the job

Key aspects of the role include:
  • two days a week dedicated to Fetal Medicine and Surgery
  • work with the North West Network to develop and support the Fetal Medicine network meetings and MDT

The aspects of the research component includes:
  • developing a working knowledge of the regulatory, governance and ethical frameworks relevant to clinical studies in
  • Support the research activity in the Fetal Medicine Unit
  • contributing to the set-up and conduct of NIHR portfolio studies including medical assessment of eligibility, consent and data

The department runs a full shift rota, working across obstetrics and Gynaecology, including evening, weekends and nights.

About us

Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust delivers the highest standards of care for women, babies and families. Each year we deliver over 7,500 babies, carry out over 49,000 gynaecological inpatient and outpatient procedures, care for over 1,000 poorly & preterm newborns, perform around 1,000 IVF cycles and have over 4,000 genetic appointments taking place. We believe that this along with a strong dedication to research & innovation makes us the specialist health provider of choice in Europe for women, babies and families.

We have some of the leading experts in their field, which has been showcased on national TV and news, making our teams famous across the world for professionalism, skill & compassion.

The Trust is constantly innovating and evolving it's services to provide the most cutting edge and modern care possible. As well as developing services on our current site we have long-term aspirations for the future. We have recently launched a number of new strategies which provide a detailed long-term plan for our services.

Check out why Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work using the links below:

Video: https://vimeo.com/556197652

Online brochure: https://www.liverpoolwomens.nhs.uk/media/4121/recruitment-pack-great-place-to-work-16pp-v4-final.pdf

Job description

Job responsibilities

Key aspects of the role includes:
  • two days a week dedicated to Fetal Medicine and Surgery
  • work with the North West Network to develop and support the Fetal Medicine network meetings and MDT

The aspects of the research component includes:
  • developing a working knowledge of the regulatory, governance and ethical frameworks relevant to clinical studies in obstetrics.
  • Support the research activity in the Fetal Medicine Unit
  • contributing to the set-up and conduct of NIHR portfolio studies including medical assessment of eligibility, consent and data collection.
  • Working with the research team, the successful candidate will identify a particular area of our research portfolio and set up clinical research studies suitable for a higher degree (MPhil or MD) in addition we would expect the successful candidate to undertake the advanced professional module in Clinical Research.


Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Primary Medical Degree
  • GMC Registration
  • MRCOG Part I


Desirable

  • MRCOG Part 2/3


Experience

Essential

  • 4 years post registration
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology - completion/or nearing completion of ST3 competencies by appointment


Training

Essential

  • Foundation Year Level-2 competencies
  • Completion or nearing completion of ST3 competencies by appointment


Desirable

  • NTN in Obstetrics and Gynaecology


Academic Achievements

Desirable

  • Evidence of research interest/QI projects
  • Experience of clinical management e.g. coordinating review meetings/MDT
  • Published papers
  • Presentation(s)
  • Other Degree (e.g. BSc)


Skills

Essential

  • Commensurate competence in: - Clinical judgement - Patient handling - Colleague handling - Teamwork


Qualities

Essential

  • Communication skills
  • Time management
  • Energy
  • Integrity
  • Insight


Desirable

  • Diligence
  • Self-assurance


Others

Essential

  • Computer literacy


Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Crown Street

Liverpool Women's Hospital

Liverpool

L8 7SS

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