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Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Glan Clwyd Hospital
ENT Specialty Doctor
Fixed term 12 months (with view to extending)
There is a vacancy for a Specialty Doctor within ENT at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board based at Glan Clwyd Hospital. The post will commence as soon as possible.
The department is the largest centralised head and neck cancer unit in Wales and hosts the regional Head and neck cancer MDT within the Glan Clwyd Cancer Centre. There is a new dedicated ENT Theatre featuring a ceiling mounted Microscope, CO2 and KTP laser systems as well a brand new HD stacker system for use in all cases especially FESS.
The North Wales Cochlear Implant programme is based at Glan Clwyd involving the Audiology and ENT Depts.
Specialist clinics include, head and neck clinics, balance clinic, CI clinic, voice clinic and minor ops sessions.
The Audiology department provides state of the art specialised facilities both community and acute hospital patients. Specialist staffing includes; Cochlear Implant Co-ordinator, Hearing & Tinnitus therapists, and two Audiological Scientists.
The ENT Department consists of 5 Consultants, 4 Middle Grades (including a Specialty Registrar, Head and Neck Fellow, 5 Junior Doctors/FY2/SHOs/Clinical Fellows and a Nurse Practitioner. Please note this post is not recognised for training although we do have formal teaching half days, and promote a culture of continual improvements. Development of doctors knowledge, clinical skills and surgical experience is a high priority and is individually encouraged.
Career progress is promoted and within our department we reward enthusiasm and support junior colleagues to gain the necessary experience and qualification e.g. FRCS exam and Article 14 CESR/CCT certification to be able to develop their career progression.
We have regular formal education programme and audit meetings often combined with Wrexham ENT Dept. The department can be busy with on-call and ward referrals but the timetable includes clinic and theatre sessions for supernumerary educational opportunities and we encourage surgical skills development.
Glan Clwyd Hospital is close to the towns of St Asaph and Rhyl, on the North Wales coastline and is 25 minutes from Chester where some doctors live. It is a beautiful region of the UK. We have close links with Liverpool, Chester and Wrexham.
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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