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Physician Associate

Band 7

Main area
ENT
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Fixed term contract for 12 months
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
337-NP-0444DT-B
Site
Northwick park Hospital
Town
Harrow
Salary
£37,886 to £47,705 pa inc
Closing
19/10/2018 23:59

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals. To find out more about our Trust, why not view our video We are London North West University Healthcare

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:

  • Compassionate
  • Responsive
  • Innovative

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • H onesty
  • E quality
  • A ccountability
  • R espect
  • T eamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team (12 months) as a Physician Associate. Ears, Nose and Throat Surgery at Northwick Park is a busy and diverse service treating a wide range of disorders from head and neck cancers, facial trauma, airway emergencies, infections, epistaxis, hearing loss, foreign bodies and more! We treat all ages from paediatrics to adults.

The Physician Associate would be responsible for acting as a consistent member of the team on daily ward rounds and providing rapid access to ENT care by running the Urgent Referral Clinic. Duties include, but not limited to, initial patient assessment, interpretation of radiological and laboratory tests, and formulation of diagnosis and treatment plans. You will learn technical skills in microsuction, flexible nasoendoscopy, nasal packing, and even assisting in theatre if desired!

You will receive significant support by a consultant to develop in your role, working alongside a committed team of doctors and nurses, working collaboratively with other members of the practice team within the policies and clinical guidelines.

 

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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

For further information or visits Contact :

Mr Arvind Singh BSc(Hons) DLO FRCS(ORL-HNS)
Consultant ENT Surgeon | Associate Director of Medical Education (Faculty) | Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer
 
Arvind.Singh1@nhs.net

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
0208 967 5291