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- Vascular Surgery
- NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
- Secondment - 3 years
- 1 PA
- 30/12/2018 23:59
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There is 1 Training Programme Director vacancy at 1 PA.
Vascular surgery recruited its first trainees as an independent specialty, evolving out of general surgery, in 2013. Meanwhile the very last trainees on the old general surgical curriculum with a special interest in vascular surgery are coming to the end of their training programmes.
At the time of writing, there are 19 new curriculum trainees in programme but the successful applicant should expect to be responsible for a cohort of 5-6 trainees each year.
Challenges in the role include furthering the existing work on co-training with colleagues in interventional radiology, managing the introduction of a pilot of runthrough training in the specialty and successfully introducing the 2020 curriculum with its new educational philosophy and assessment scheme.
The appointment is being made in advance of the start date to allow a handover period with the existing post holder.
The Programme Director will ensure that both national standards, determined by the Royal College and also guidelines and standards established within London are met.
The Programme Director will be expected to implement national and HEE policies in Vascular Surgery Training.
The successful applicant will work closely with the LaSE team including; PGMDE Business Manager and the Healthcare Education Team, Head of School, Postgraduate Dean, Associate County Dean and other key departments including Quality.
They will work with the Postgraduate Dean to produce doctors who will strive for the highest standards of patient-centered care and commit themselves to a lifetime of professional development.
The Healthcare Education Team in the HEE London and South East is responsible for planning the delivery and ensuring the quality of postgraduate medical and dental education and training across London and the South East. HEE is committed to the development of a medical and dental workforce that will support high quality patient care in London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex.
Our work is set within the Five Year forward view for the NHS and is defined by the HEE Mandate from Government. It is part of the consensus on how the NHS needs to change, with a key focus on prevention and a commitment to reducing health inequalities and promoting equality and diversity.
Please note: The post is offered on a secondment basis and all candidates are reminded that if they are successful, they are responsible for securing written agreement from their Trust/Practice for release from clinical work for the specified number of PAs/sessions.
The length of appointment will be for 3 years in the first instance.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
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Further details / informal visits contact
Head of School – John Brecknell