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Consultant Tropical Dermatologist

Consultant

Main area
Infections
Grade
Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part - Time
Job ref
309-CON093-BD
Site
Infection Medical Staff
Town
London
Salary
£76,761 to £103,490 pa plus LW
Closing
Today at 23:59

At University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) our success starts with you.

We want you to come to UCLH and stay at UCLH because our success starts with you. All of our staff have been involved in developing our values. We believe that they make UCLH a better place for patients and staff alike.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Many of our services operate from new or newly refurbished facilities including the University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre which opened in 2012. So, why join UCLH…?

  • We have a reputation as a centre of clinical excellence
  • Our hospitals are in great central London locations
  • We have new facilities and state-of-the-art medical technology
  • We have a wide range of career opportunities

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

Consultant Tropical Dermatologist

This post is based at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases (HTD) within the Division of Infection at University College London Hospitals, running the specialist clinics for the diagnosis and management of travel-related or HIV-associated skin diseases.

This post has arisen through the retirement of Professor Vega-Lopez. The post holder will be based in the UK’s only specialist tropical dermatology clinic.. This clinic is nationally commissioned for the management of imported tropical and other infectious conditions including leishmaniasis, endemic mycoses, mycobacterial and other exotic infections. In addition, the post-holder will run the specialist HIV dermatology clinic for opportunistic infections and other HIV-related conditions.

The post-holder will oversee the delivery of tropical dermatology management both through service and training junior doctor and nursing members of staff to deliver the same quality of service using clinic-based teaching, audit and assessment. The consultant will, through research and audit, implement best practices in the clinic and develop a strategy for quality improvement within the clinic.

The post-holder will work closely with consultants and other healthcare staff running the leprosy/leishmaniasis clinic; there may be opportunities for cross-cover and service reorganisation. In addition, the consultant will be asked to provide dermatology support to doctors in the HTD walk-in clinic.

The consultant will be supported by senior nursing staff and will contribute to the teaching of tropical dermatology to undergraduates, specialist trainee doctors from within the Trust, London and across the UK and participate in the monthly tropical/infectious histopathology MDT, as well as regular Infection Division audit and governance meetings.
The post holder will be expected to deliver a total 3.0 PAs, with 2.5 direct clinical care PAs and 0.5 SPAs to support research, training and development activities.

It is anticipated that the successful candidate will take up their appointment on 1 Dec 2017

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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

Candidates wishing to visit prior to interviews are advised to contact Mike Brown (Mike.Brown@uclh.nhs.uk), or Daniel Lee (Daniel.Lee@uclh.nhs.uk)