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Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist

Employer
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Kingston Upon Thames
Salary
£93,666 to £126,281 pro rota per annum
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Physiologist
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The neurology service provides general neurological care to Kingston and the surrounding area. The mainstay of our work is out-patient clinics in general neurology, as well as specialist clinics in movement disorders, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis (MS), headache and functional neurological disorders and nurse-led clinics in MS, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease. We offer day unit treatments for MS (currently Natalizumab). We also provide a 5-day ward liaison service (in-reach) for in-patients. Elective lumbar punctures are performed on the neurology day unit at St George's Hospital.

We have access to CT and MRI scans, with visiting neuroradiologists from St George's contributing to reporting. DaTscans are offered by the nuclear medicine department.

Main duties of the job

Maintain full registration with the General Medical Council and on the Specialist Register in Clinical Neurophysiology and up to date skills.

Share with colleagues responsibility for the day-to-day management of the Neurophysiology service.

Have the ability to work as a member of a team together with Clinical Neurophysiologists, Clinical Physiologists, Clinicians, Managerial and Secretarial staff.

Contributing to the provision of a specialist clinical service related to neurophysiology.

***Please Note: Due to the high volume of applications, we may close this vacancy early***

About us

Kingston Hospital provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment services. The hospital supports some 320,000 people in the surrounding area including the boroughs of Kingston, Richmond, Roehampton, Putney and East Elmbridge. Kingston Hospital is one of the largest employers in the region and employs over 3,700 staff across the widest range of careers. We are proud of our reputation as the largest single site District General Hospital in London and our Maternity Unit is the second biggest in London. In a National survey, we were rated as the Best Maternity Service in London by, the National Health Watchdog, the Care Quality Commission.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Applicants are invited and encouraged to contact one of the following to discuss the job in more detail:

Jeremy Isaacs, Clinical Lead (KH) jeremy.isaacs@nhs.net

David Martin-Lopez, Consultant in Neurophysiology (KH) david.martinlopez@nhs.net

Catarina Maximo, Service Manager (ASPH)

catarina.maximo@nhs.net

Cristina Rodrguez-Via, Consultant in Neurophysiology (ASPH) cristina.rodriguezvina@nhs.net

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Full GMC Registration via CCT (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interviews), CESR or European Community Rights.
  • RCP or equivalent (eg MRCP)
  • On GMC Specialist Register for Clinical Neurophysiology or within 6 months of CCT from the date of the interview or have confirmed eligibility for Specialist Registration


Desirable

  • MD/PhD/MBA


Clinical Experience

Essential

  • Current wide range of experience, including EEG, EMG, NCS, TMS and EPs.


Management Skills

Essential

  • Practice in line with Trust principles and protocols.


Desirable

  • Attended management training course
  • Knowledge of finance / budgets


Experience in Training, Audit and Research

Essential

  • Demonstrable commitment and ability to teach and train undergraduates and junior doctors.
  • Experience of clinical audit
  • Relevant research articles in peer-reviewed journals.


Desirable

  • Completed 'Train the Trainers' course.


Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Demonstrate leadership skills within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to motivate staff, to facilitate appropriate changes in clinical practice and to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, enthusiasm and approachability.
  • Commitment to continuing professional development and clinical governance


Employer details

Employer name

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Galsworthy Road

Kingston Upon Thames

KT2 7QB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

396-2692-MS-B

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