Senior Clinician / Clinician in Small Animal Internal Medicine
University of Glasgow
Glasgow, GB
4d ago

Senior Clinician / Clinician in Small Animal Internal Medicine Job Purpose To deliver an efficient and effective internal medicine service by providing expertise and clinical activity in the Small Animal Hospital.

To enhance and develop the delivery of clinical teaching to undergraduates, interns and residents. To undertake clinical scholarship, thereby contributing to the School objectives relative to national and international excellence in clinical service and teaching.

For Appointment at Grade 9 : In addition to the general role described above, undertake leadership and management roles for assigned clinical service and teaching areas.

Main Duties and Responsibilities Clinical : 1. To contribute to internal medicine services by providing a high quality service and appropriate advice to external referring practices that will consequently maintain a clinical referral workload necessary to support teaching and scholarship activities.

2. To develop novel approaches and techniques to aid diagnosis and treatment and exploit the opportunities to enhance the income generation capability of the service.

3. To participate in the out-of-hours service, ensuring adequate cover is available for the provision of direct supervision, advice and expertise when required.

4. To provide scholarship and mentorship to staff associated with the small animal internal medicine services and assist with the planning, organisation and delivery of training requirements of the clinical scholars by supervision of clinical duties and research projects, with a view to their successful completion of appropriate Board examinations.

5. To become involved with practical / professional and / or clinical practice bodies related to the service area at national and international level as appropriate.

6. To ensure compliance with the continuing professional development requirements of the appropriate speciality and the RCVS.

7. To participate in promotional activities and events relating to the small animal internal medicine services of the Small Animal Hospital.

8. Contribute to the ongoing development of the academic discipline of the Division, by developing links with colleagues in external bodies as appropriate so that the highest professional standards are maintained.

Teaching : 9. To contribute to the planning, organisation and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching activities and the Clinical Scholar didactic programme within veterinary medicine in accordance with established programme.

10. To deliver a range of assessment activities (using a variety of methods and techniques) and engage fully in the examination process and provide effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students to support learning.

11. To support the development of, and encourage the development of, creative and innovative approaches to teaching and learning, in accordance with the University’s Quality Enhancement Strategy, so that the educational opportunities available to students are maintained or improved.

Scholarship : 12. To conduct personal scholarship of an external reputation and maintain a consistent output of publications in high quality refereed journals and / or textbooks.

13. To collaborate in appropriate clinical scholarship projects / trials through a portfolio of individual / joint research projects, to secure the funding required to under-pin the long term growth of the activity and to present findings at national and international meetings to ensure a high profile for the School, as well as the University of Glasgow.

14. Attend and actively contribute / participate in national / international events / major clinical seminars / conferences within service area.

Administration : 15. To contribute to the administrative work of the Hospital / Division as assigned by the Clinical Director / Head of Division.

16. Contribute to performance and development review processes as appropriate in accordance with University Strategy. For appointment at Grade 9 : The post holder would be expected to demonstrate leadership in internal medicine by undertaking and developing clinical services and participating in national / international, high quality clinical scholarships and research-led education, contributing to academic development in the School through : clinical scholarship, training and teaching, and contributing at national level through external association.

Knowledge, Qualifications, Skills and Experience Knowledge / Qualifications Essential : A1 Veterinary degree registerable with RCVS.

A2 Postgraduate clinical qualification in small animal internal medicine (European or American - RCVS certificate, DipECVIM, DipACVIM) or eligibility to take qualifying diploma examination.

For appointment at Grade 8 / 9 : A3 Diploma in Small Animal Medicine (DSAM, DipECVIM-CA, DipACVIM-CA or equivalent). Note : Candidates having completed a recognised residency training programme and Board-eligible would be appointed at Grade 7, and promoted to Grade 8 immediately upon passing the Board exams.

Candidates with suitable relevant experience will be considered for appointment at Grade 7. Desirable For appointment at Grade 8 / 9 : B1 PhD (or other evidence of research training).

B2 Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. Skills Essential : C1 Expertise across the field, corresponding to training and qualifications, and ability to provide expert advice to clinicians, external veterinary surgeons, research bodies and organisations.

C2 High standard of communication skills both orally and written.C3 Ability to work independently and as part of a team.C4 Self-motivated, able to plan for contingencies and think strategically.

C5 Ability to accept collegiate responsibilities and act accordingly.C6 High standard of presentation skills. For appointment at Grade 9 : C7 Proven leadership and motivational ability in teaching and the ability to actively lead clinical teams as appropriate.

C8 Understanding and experience of databases and other IT applications / packages. Desirable : D1 Understanding and experience of databases and other IT applications / packages.

Experience Essential : E1 Experience in internal medicine speciality.E2 Teaching experience relevant to the HE sector.E3 A track record of clinical research publications.

For appointment at Grade 9 : E4 Extensive experience in internal medicine speciality.E5 An established reputation as an advanced clinician in a small animal internal medicine speciality and major contributor to the treatment and management of diseases in this field.

E6 An established reputation in clinical research and a major contributor to internal medicine disciplines. Terms & Conditions Salary : Senior Clinician £53,348 £85,000 Clinician £44,706 £75,000.

Plus an additional generous OOH supplement and 23% employer pension contribution. This a full time, open ended position. If appointed at Grade 7 or 8, the successful applicant of this post will be enrolled onto the University's Early Career Development Programme (ECDP).

This will provide for you as an early career academic staff member to be developed and supported over a specified timeframe to facilitate the advancement of your academic career.

Information on the programme can be found on our website at : http : / / / services / humanresources / all / pay / ecdp / policy / The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme.

Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate. Informal enquiries Informal enquiries should be made to Alison Ridyard, Head of Small Animal Medicine, email address Alison.

Ridyard Closing Date : 17 October 2021 .It is the University of Glasgow's mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

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