- Advert number: 321359-0
- Posted Date: 17/01/13
- Closing Date: 03/02/13
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN IN OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
We are delighted to offer an opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious individual to join our multidisciplinary team, and make a significant contribution to the delivery of an excellent clinical service to promote staff wellbeing and prevent ill health associated with work.
The service comprises a range of specialists including physiotherapy, clinical psychology and counselling, and is working towards the SEQOHS accreditation. A service level agreement is in place against which quality and service standards are measured. The Trust also provides an Occupational Health service to a range of external clients, including other NHS Trusts, and continues to develop its expertise in medical practitioner health support.
The successful candidate will have experience of occupational health provision within the NHS, an established track record of contributing to improved organisational productivity to benefit patient care, be committed to raising the profile and reputation of the service, and demonstrable experience of implementing best practice and adding value through high quality service provision. Experience of innovative practice, particularly the increased use of technology, would be a distinct advantage.
Personal attributes will include excellent communication skills, a strategic approach and obvious credibility with clinicians, corporate managers and clients. In addition to the challenges of the role, we can offer a commitment to teaching, education, research and audit.
You must be a registered medical practitioner and on, or eligible to join, the Specialist Register within six months of the date of the Appointments Committee.
For further information regarding the opportunity and Directorate, please contact: Dr H Paterson, Consultant Physician in Occupational Health at Hamish.Paterson@nuth.nhs.uk, or on 07795 237596 or Dr S Macphail, Assistant Medical Director at Sheila.Macphail@nuth.nhs.uk
For a recruitment information pack or to apply, please contact: Louise Scorfield, Senior HR Administrator on 0191 282 0827 or at Louise.Scorfield@nuth.nhs.uk quoting post reference number 317-CON-13-005.
Closing date: 3rd February 2013.
Interview date: 12th March 2013.