Trust Registrar in Rheumatology - #484546

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust


Date: Aug 10, 2022
City: London
Salary: £33,790 - £53,132 / year
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Trust Specialist Registrar in Rheumatology



12 Months Fixed Term



The Trust is recruiting to a Trust Specialist Registrar post in Rheumatology for a fixed term of 12 months. The post will be based at Northwick Park Hospital and it would be an ideal starting point for someone looking to apply for SpR training schemes in Rheumatology.



The post holder will work Monday to Friday, 0900-1700. A key component of the role is working with the rheumatology team to ensure the delivery of high quality of care of rheumatology and medical inpatients.



The post holder will contribute to rheumatology clinics in a predominantly supernumerary manner. It is expected that the post holder will play a role in audit, including participating in national audit programmes, teaching and supervising juniors, gaining management experience relating to rheumatology juniors’ rota, and developing their own programme of clinical governance with guidance from their Supervisor.



Ward Duties



The postholder will work as a member of the Rheumatology team with F1 trainees, SHOs, ST registrars and the consultant staff to ensure high quality care of rheumatology and medical patients. The rheumatology team is responsible for care of patients on Jonson Ward, and outlying patients on Gray and James ward. The

rheumatology team provide rheumatological opinions and urgent care to the Ambulatory Emergency Care Unit.



Outpatient Duties



the post holder will contribute to rheumatology clinics in a predominantly supernumerary manner. Rheumatology general and sub-specialty clinics take place in Northwick Park, including early arthritis, connective tissue disease, metabolic bone

disease, injection clinics, and ankylosing spondylitis clinic.

Audit & Clinical Governance Post holder will be expected to play a role in audit, including participation in national audit programmes. The post holder will be expected to manage the day to day

running of the rheumatology juniors rota under direct supervision of one of the consultants, thereby gaining experience in management. The post holder is expected to develop their own programme of clinical governance with guidance from their Supervisor.



London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.



Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.




We run major acute services at:



  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country’s top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK

  • St Mark’s Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease

  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice

  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.



Postgraduate Education



The Rheumatology Department has a strong record in postgraduate education having received green flags for overall satisfaction in the GMC survey for the past three years and were rated in this as one of the best departments in the country in

2021. There is an active programme of education including general medical education run weekly in the department and weekly post graduate rheumatology teaching. The Department runs north-west London core medical training twice annually as well as specialist registrar training days. Undergraduate education is

provided for Imperial College medical students both in rheumatology and general medicine. The post-holder will be expected to contribute to these activities and will be supervising junior members of the team on a daily basis as part of ward duties.



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