Thursday, 22 March 2012

Physician required for the Department of Musculoskeletal Medicine Tier II


Anglia Community Enterprise (ACE) Colchester Area

Salary £74,505 per annum pro rata

An opportunity has arisen for a 6 month fixed term position with the possibility for extending the arrangement.  Locum or secondment opportunity.

There are 4-6 sessions per week and consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work all or some of the sessions. 

 The physician (s) will be required:-

  • To work as part to the Tier 2 Musculoskeletal service within ACE along with the existing physician
  • To receive referrals from other Health Professionals (primarily General Practitioners) regarding patients with musculoskeletal and/or exercise/activity-related problems.
  • To provide a high standard consultation, investigation, diagnosis and treatment service for such patients
  • To communicate with the patients General Practitioner
  • To advise the referral and booking service where problems arise triaging patients with musculoskeletal problems.
  • To see patients with knee
  • To maintain spreadsheets for audit purposes.
  • X Ray, MRI, CT, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, Pathology and all usual investigative facilities are available
  • Facilities for joint and soft tissue injection available.
  • Links with ACE and Colchester Hospital Physiotherapy services and links with ACE podiatry service are in place.
  • All consultations will be recorded on Systm1
  • Secretarial support is provided.

The successful candidate(s) is likely to have -
    • Higher qualifications and experience in Sport and Exercise or Musculoskeletal Medicine
    • Considerable practical experience in Musculoskeletal Medicine
    • Ability to perform joint and soft tissue injections
    • Ability to record consultations on an IT system.


For more information please contact Dr Peter Skew 01255 201605 (Tuesdays and Wednesdays) or e-mail  peterskew@nhs.net

Part Time Team Physician Manchester City FC


Manchester City Football Club is looking to recruit a Team Physician-1st Team and Elite Development Squad to join the Medical and Sport Science team on a part-time basis.
The successful candidate will assist the Head of Sports Medicine in their role of leading and managing medical services based within the 1st Team / EDS, in addition to making clinical and operational decisions. Key tasks will include:
  • Acute Intervention: To direct the injury management of all 1st Team / EDS players with the aim of optimising the healing process.
  • Injury Prevention: Reduce the risk of injury occurrence within the 1st Team / EDS with the development of appropriate screening and injury prevention strategies.
  • Rehabilitation: Design evidence based protocols for return to full function of the 1st Team / EDS players and allow them to compete at the highest level while minimising the risk of reoccurrence of injury.
The Team Physician- 1st Team/EDS will possess skills and knowledge including an excellent range of clinical treatment skills, excellence in the understanding and delivery of rehabilitative medicine from plinth to pitch and demonstrate the highest standards of professional and personal conduct, especially confidentiality. In addition they will have significant post qualification experience, full GMC registration and a diploma in Sports Medicine or equivalent. The successful candidate will also have significant experience working in UK elite sport with a multidisciplinary sports science and medicine team and experience in managing and co-ordinating therapy staff in the delivery of injury diagnosis, treatment and prevention strategies.

The role will be part-time, working approximately 70 days per year (approximately one day per week + holiday cover) and the successful candidate will require an MCFC CRB check prior to starting.
At MCFC we work for equality and fairness in all we do. We welcome applications from people across all of the community.
To apply please send a covering letter along with your CV to jobs@mcfc.co.uk quoting reference: PB/195-10041012
Closing date: 10th April 2012
Please note we will only be contacting those shortlisted for interview. 

Job Description
Job title
Team Physician
1st Team/EDS
Department
Medical and Sport Science
Position and reporting line
Head of Medicine

No. of direct reports
Nil
Purpose of role
To assist the Head of Sports Medicine in his role of leading and managing medical services based within the 1st Team / EDS, in addition to making clinical and operational decisions on a daily basis.
Key relationships
Head of Medicine
Head of Sport Science and Conditioning
Chief Football Operations Officer
1st Team Manager
1st Team / EDS Coaching Staff
Sports Science Staff
Performance Analysis Team
Player Care Team


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Person Specification

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Competencies
  • Work with and cover for the Head of Medicine when he is away from the football club performing the following duties.
  • Acute Intervention: To direct the injury management of all 1st Team / EDS players with the aim of optimising the healing process.
  • Injury Prevention: Reduce the risk of injury occurrance within the 1st Team / EDS with the development of appropriate screening and injury prevention strategies.
  • Rehabilitation: Design evidence based protocols for return to full function of the 1st Team / EDS players and allow them to compete at the highest level while minimising the risk of reoccurrence of injury.
  • Encourage an interdisciplinary approach of working within the department that includes close links to all areas of the club.
  • To maintain all legal and professional qualifications in relation to own profession and maintain the equivalent standards for all the therapists within the department.
  • To create relationships with players and coaches to support injury rehabilitation needs.
  • To assist appropriate Continuous Professional Development training for all 1st Team / EDS therapists.
  • To ensure the latest clinical, scientific and technical innovations to practice are incorporated into maintaining the highest level of care.
  • As part of the Sports Medicine Department provide emergency aid cover for both training sessions and matches. To maintain up to date AREA or equivalent accreditation to meet all legal requirements for this specific part of the role.
  • To attend and professionally engage in the internal emergency aid training programme.
  • To maintain detailed records for the department of all therapy care in accordance with relevant legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a Continuous Professional Development portfolio consistent with elite sports medicine, including annual appraisal by the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine




  • Having a clear sense of purpose to drive action and inspire innovation amongst staff.
  • Maintaining clear, consistent, and decisive leadership and management of staff.
  • Setting and meeting clear targets and managing staff to achieve high performance outcomes.
  • Set and maintain high standards of work performance and deliver quality consistently and efficiently.
  • Possessing communication skills that are clear, engaging and responsive.
  • Develop networks, create and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Have facilitation skills, including the ability to manage and resolve tensions, disputes and conflicts.
  • Excellent clinical reasoning skills
  • Excellent range of clinical treatment skills
  • Excellence in the understanding and delivery of rehabilitative medicine from plinth to pitch.
  • Excellent understanding of the principles and delivery of injury prevention programmes and protocols.
  • An excellent understanding of the principles of human performance and how they relate to clinical sports medicine.
  • Have the ability to work in a fast moving environment.
  • Managing change and embedding new ways of working.
  • Demonstrate a good level of PC literacy.
  • Analysis of data reports.
  • Delegation and holding others to account.
  • Challenging staff performance and motivating others.


  • Significant experience working in UK elite sport with a multidisciplinary sports science and medicine team.
  • Experience in managing and co-ordinating therapy staff in the delivery of injury diagnosis, treatment and prevention strategies.

Qualifications:

Significant post qualification experience and full GMC registration.
  • Diploma in Sports Medicine or equivalent




  • Highly self-motivated with the ability to motivate others.
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to be flexible in approach to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Pro-active and engaging style.
  • A winning attitude.
  • Strong 'can do' approach.
  • Remain calm under pressure.
  • High work commitment.
  • Willing to self-evaluate and work towards continuous improvement.
  • Highest standards of professional and personal conduct, especially confidentiality.
  • Champions a culture of high performance and success.
  • Commitment to equal opportunities.
  • Long term commitment to working within a multi-disciplinary medical team.

Leadership- 3 / 4
Self and Team Development- 3
Collaboration- 3
Innovation- 3
Decision Making- 3
Performance Management- 3



Competency Levels
Expert 4 Exceeds the required level required for this competency
Experienced 3 Demonstrates most of the required competency examples
Competent 2 Demonstrates some of the required competency examples
Developing 1 Demonstrates none of the required competency examples




 

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