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Job reference: 180435
Salary: Consultant (£96,963 - £128,841)
Job closing date: 14/03/2024
Job Type: Medical and Dental
Location: Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Employment type: Fixed-term
Hours Per Week: 4
Job posted date: 29/02/2024
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: Intensive Treatment Unit

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Clinical Lead Intensive Care

Fixed term appointment - 3 years (subject to annual review)

1 Programmed Activity per week

As part of revised clinical leadership arrangements, the Surgical Directorate is seeking to appoint to the following Clinical Lead role:

  • Clinical Lead, Intensive Care

The post holder will have responsibility for taking a clinical overview of their services and working with management to support the clinical management of the medical workforce, including trainees, so that organisational priorities including the local delivery plan, the quality, healthcare and other strategies are delivered. As well as ensuring trainees’ training needs are met they will ensure trainees’ compliance with local policies including with the Junior Doctors Contract.

As a member of the Directorate Management team, the Clinical Lead will work collaboratively to provide support in the day to day running of his / her area of responsibility.

Key results areas will include performance management, clinical leadership, clinical quality, risk management and service management.  Specifically, the Clinical Lead will:

  • provide leadership in conjunction with Clinical Director / Service / Department Managers and Specialty Leads.  

  • take joint responsibility for the delivery of clinical governance, working closely with colleagues to ensure agreed SPA objectives are monitored

  • work collaboratively to ensure effective multi disciplinary working within the service to deliver improved

  • Clinical performance
  • Financial performance
  • Operational performance

  • ensure the annual job planning process is supported and that team discussions are prioritised 

  • in conjunction with the Clinical Director / Service Manager / Department Manager, ensure that all clinical staff have a Personal Development Plan and annual appraisal and are in turn supported to meet revalidation requirements.

  • Take responsibility for junior doctor contract of employment compliance

Applications are welcomed from appropriately qualified and experienced medical staff working within the Surgical Directorate.

This is a fixed term post and will be subject to annual review, during which discussion job description content will be reviewed.

Enquiries should be directed to Dr Chris Cairns, Associate Medical Director, or Dr Kathryn McIntosh, Clinical Director.

Applications in the form of a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and a written statement in support of your application should be submitted to the following email address by the closing date of  14th March 2024 .

Please quote reference number 180435 on all correspondence.

Interview date will be confirmed later in the application process.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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