Locum Consultant in Nephrology

  • London
  • Royal Free London Nhs Foundation Trust
Job summary This is a 10 PA post for a locum consultantnephrologist. The post will supportthe existing innovative clinical and academic programme in chronic kidney disease, community-based kidney care, renal transplantation and dialysis across the North Central London sector.The postholder will provide a 1:9 nephrology on-call commitment and specialist clinic at Hampstead site and general nephrology clinic, dialysis and inpatient reviews at Barnet hospital. In addition, the post includes virtual CKD triage, teaching and educational supervision and full participation in the educational and CPD activities of the department.The Royal Free is an established centre of excellence for nephrology and transplantation services and the development of these specialties is consistent with the strategic plans of both the Trust and the UCL Medical School. An expansion in the kidney care programme features as an important element in the Royal Free's integrated business plan and long-term financial model and in its development as one of the leading national transplant sites. Main duties of the job A weekly specialist clinicCare for a dialysis cohort of 40-50 patients including a weekly dialysis clinic and a monthly MDT and ward roundA weekly general nephrology clinic at Barnet hospitalInpatient review for renal patients at Barnet hospital twice a weekProvision of virtual kidney care consultations via an online advice and guidance portalA commitment to the 1:9 consultant of the week nephrology and renal transplant on call rota at the Royal Free HospitalAttendance at weekly X-ray meeting, renal pathology meeting and academic afternoon at RFHSupport of infection prevention & control and antimicrobial stewardship activitiesParticipation in the supervision and training of specialty trainees and clinical scientists, teaching of other junior trainees, medical students and hospital staff as appropriateParticipation in the undergraduate teaching programmeParticipation in clinical audit and quality improvementParticipation in service development and policy review About us The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicated army of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A&E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle. From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the topFor more information please follow link Job description Job responsibilities Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. Person Specification Experience Essential Broad experience in general clinical nephrology and subspecialty experience in transplantation Training and education of undergraduate and postgraduate students Desirable Reconfiguration of services or clinical innovation Royal Free World Class Values Essential Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values Education & Professional Qualifications Essential Full GMC registration MRCP or equivalent CCT or CESR in renal medicine or interview within 6 months of CCT date MD or PhD Skills and aptitudes Essential Strong teaching skills and experience Understanding of clinical governance and audit procedures Leadership skills