Consultant Dermatologist

An exciting opportunity for Consultant Dermatologists to join our team providing high-quality dermatological care. The successful applicant will join a team of consultants, supported by a team of GPwSIs, Dermatology Nurses and Healthcare Assistants, providing a comprehensive dermatology service at our sites.

The Role is based out on Sleaford Road, Boston.

It is expected that the successful applicants will play an active part in the development of the innovative dermatology service, developing strong links with our colleagues. The post holder will work closely with the dermatology team in delivering Dermatology Community Service to the local population.

Supervision of one or more non-consultant grade clinical assistants would be expected as well as participation in Continuing Professional Development, annual GMC appraisal and accreditation and clinical governance activities.

Main duties of the job

The Dermatologist will participate in tele-dermatology and outpatient clinics and will undertake dermatological diagnostic and surgical procedures as well as autonomous prescribing for patients in a community clinic, will report to the Service Manager and the Dermatology Medical Director and is responsible for delivery and supervision of all aspects of the dermatology service, in line with agreed aims and objectives. Will actively seek ways of reducing outgoings by new ways of working and motivating all the staff to deliver maximum efficiency.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Remote consultations via video and/ or telephone using our system one technology
  • Conduct audits of clinical standards, Identifying & Reporting the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks
  • Participate in tele-dermatology clinics to assess patient images and provide appropriate patient pathways
  • Undertake 90% of procedures on the day of appointment as “see and treat”.
  • Ensure that the patient is fully aware of procedure and treatment options and associated risks to facilitate informed consent
  • Complete assessments and the associated reports for teledermatological episodes allocated to you within 24 hour of image capture

About us

DMC Healthcare is the largest ​independent community-based provider of consultant-led dermatology in the UK and a leading provider of primary care, radiology reporting, as well as endoscopy and community services to the NHS. We are firmly rooted in the NHS, having been the partner of choice for ​50 years ​and currently work with ​ 30+ ​NHS organisations and other partners, treating over ​100,000​ patients each year across​ 19​ CCGs. DMC are a successful and trusted provider of NHS services across England and Scotland.

Person Specification

Essential

  • You must be fully registered with the GMC, hold a Licence to Practice and be on the Specialist Register, or within six months of attaining your CCT or equivalent to be eligible for interview.

Job description

For more details, please review the attached Job Description.

If you are interested in our vacancy, then we would love to hear from you. In return, you will enjoy a challenging and diverse career with DMC.

For an informal discussion regarding the role please contact the recruitment team on the details shared.

As part of our employment process, you will be required to complete the appropriate level DBS check.

Equality and Diversity Statement

The company supports the principle of Equality and Diversity in employment wholeheartedly and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient suitable applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Address

14 Sleaford Road

Boston

PE21 8EG

Employer’s website: https://www.dmchealthcare.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

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