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Medical Examiner

National Health Service

York/Scarborough, Yorkshire
4 days ago
York/Scarborough, Yorkshire
£48.075k - £107.668k Per Year
4 days ago
£48.075k - £107.668k Per Year

Job Reference: 419-2747584-ME-CG1-A

Employer:
York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Medical Governance
Location:
York/Scarborough, York/Scarborough
Salary:
£48,075 - £107,668 per annum

Please note that contact with applicants will usually be by email, and so please check all of your mail folders regularly (unfortunately some providers filter our messages into junk mail folders).

Our Values

  • We are KIND
  • We are OPEN
  • We pursue EXCELLENCE

We are looking for applications from people who share our values to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population

People for Patients. Our People, our Patients, our Priority


Medical Examiner

Opportunities have arisen at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for the role of Medical Examiner, across the York and Scarborough Hospital sites. There is 1 role available; one PA at York on a 1 year fixed term basis. Your job planned commitment will be agreed in conjunction with the Lead Medical Examiner and your current line manager.

Due to the requirements of the role, these opportunities are ring-fenced to Trust employed Doctors, and GPs based in the York and Scarborough Localities.Applicants must be a medical practitioner registered and licensed to practise in the UK by the GMC, who has been on the general medical council register for a minimum of five years post registration.

The role of the Medical Examiner has been created by the Department of Health and Social Care in response to observations made in the Third Report of the Shipman Inquiry. York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is currently in the process of introducing a Medical Examiner service which will promote robust, transparent and independent scrutiny of death certification processes.

As a Medical Examiner you will verify clinical information on Medical Certificates of Cause of Death and ensure that the right referrals are made to the coroner for further investigation. You will take a consistent approach to the formulation of Medical Certificates of Cause of Death content, which must be clinically accurate and reflect any discussions with the next of kin/informant. You will work closely with the Lead Medical Examiner, and support a Medical Examiner service rota.

Please see the attached job pack for the full job description and person specification. Applicants should be flexible in approach to support the service, and possess strong interpersonal skills demonstrating the ability to communicate in difficult and emotional situations with empathy and professionalism are essential for the role.

Interview date to be advised to shortlisted applicants.

For further details / informal visits contact:

If you are interested in taking up this varied and challenging role please contact Dr Peter Wanklyn, Lead Medical Examiner 01904 721250 to discuss the opportunity further. It is recommended interested applicants also discuss this opportunity with their current line manager.



Please note that some of our substantive vacancies may be available on a smaller number of hours than advertised. If you would be interested in applying on this basis, we would encourage you to contact the appointing manager to enquire further.

Agile and Flexible Working - We are committed to helping all staff balance their work with other commitments whilst ensuring minimal service impact, and have recently launched our new Agile and Flexible Working policy to support this. We encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

We are a carer friendly employer.

DBS Checks - All new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check if it is required for the role. The cost will be deducted from your salary either in 1 payment or over a six month period once you start employment. The charges are currently £27.20 for a standard check and £44.20 for an enhanced check. The level of check will be determined by the post you are applying for. Please note that Volunteers and Bank only staff will not be charged.

A bit more about us and the surrounding area:

North Yorkshire is a fantastic part of the country. It is home to two national parks, a beautiful coastline, and the city of York; a place which is consistently voted one of the best to live in the UK. It's a great place to be and, as the largest provider of healthcare locally, we’re proud to serve 800,000 people.

What next? Explore the documents attached to the advert and be sure to read our ‘Our guidance for applicants’ before applying. Good luck with your application!

Armed Forces Friendly Employer - We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britain’s Reservists and Employers.

Sponsorship - If you require sponsorship to work in the UK, check you are eligible under the UKVI points based system online.

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Medical Examiner's Officer

National Health Service

Sheffield, Yorkshire
4 days ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
4 days ago

Medical Examiner’s Officer

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 08 March 2021

Job overview

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to recruit a Medical Examiners Officer (MEO) work within a small team to deliver the Medical Examiners (ME) Service for the Trust.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a new team during the national ME implementation phase following on from the success of the ME Pilot Project run by the Department of Health and Social Care.

Main duties of the job

The MEOs will work with the MEs to run the service by supporting the implementation of the reforms of death certification and referral to the Coroner. The MEOs act as a source of expertise, advice and knowledge for relatives and healthcare professionals involved in the process, including HM Coroner and registration services.

About us

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Registration with a Professional body
  • First Degree or evidence of study at equivalent level
  • Post registration experience working in healthcare or related setting with multi-disciplinary teams and of working across organisational boundaries
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work across professional boundaries with medical staff in different specialties.
  • Experience of working with bereaved families
  • Knowledge of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 where it relates to death certification
  • IT Skills (Word/PowerPoint/ Access/Excel)

Person Specification

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Approachable and supportive to all levels of staff and the bereaved in a non-judgemental manner
  • Discreet - able to work confidentially
  • Has professional manner, attitude and appearance
  • Flexible working approach and a team player

Skills

Essential

  • Strong interpersonal skills demonstrating the ability to communicate in difficult and emotional situations with empathy and understanding
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage at all levels including senior clinicians/coroners etc about sensitive issues
  • Ability to work effectively and credibly with multidisciplinary teams
  • Ability to organise work around changeable competing demands and fluctuating workloads
  • Competent with IT software systems including Access, Word, Excel & SystmOne

Desirable

  • Demonstrable ability to work to deadlines and achieve agreed objectives

Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working with people in sensitive and emotional situations
  • Knowledge of Coroners and Justice Act 2009 (where it relates to Death Certification)
  • Detailed knowledge of clinical terminology
  • Experience working in a healthcare or related setting with multi-disciplinary teams and of working across organisational boundaries

Desirable

  • Knowledge of the special requirements of the various faith groups with an awareness of equality and diversity issues surrounding death certification & arrangements
  • Working knowledge & experience of the Department of Health's Death Certification Reforms Medical Examiner system

Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to degree level/equivalent working knowledge
  • A commitment to the concept of lifelong learning and undertaking personal development opportunities
  • Clinical qualification & registration with a professional body

Desirable

  • Completed e-LfH MEO training

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Northern General Hospital

Sheffield

S5 7AU


Employer's website

https://www.sth.nhs.uk

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Salary

£48.075k - £107.668k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

4 days ago

Description

Job Reference: 419-2747584-ME-CG1-A

Employer:
York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Medical Governance
Location:
York/Scarborough, York/Scarborough
Salary:
£48,075 - £107,668 per annum

Please note that contact with applicants will usually be by email, and so please check all of your mail folders regularly (unfortunately some providers filter our messages into junk mail folders).

Our Values

  • We are KIND
  • We are OPEN
  • We pursue EXCELLENCE

We are looking for applications from people who share our values to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population

People for Patients. Our People, our Patients, our Priority


Medical Examiner

Opportunities have arisen at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for the role of Medical Examiner, across the York and Scarborough Hospital sites. There is 1 role available; one PA at York on a 1 year fixed term basis. Your job planned commitment will be agreed in conjunction with the Lead Medical Examiner and your current line manager.

Due to the requirements of the role, these opportunities are ring-fenced to Trust employed Doctors, and GPs based in the York and Scarborough Localities.Applicants must be a medical practitioner registered and licensed to practise in the UK by the GMC, who has been on the general medical council register for a minimum of five years post registration.

The role of the Medical Examiner has been created by the Department of Health and Social Care in response to observations made in the Third Report of the Shipman Inquiry. York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is currently in the process of introducing a Medical Examiner service which will promote robust, transparent and independent scrutiny of death certification processes.

As a Medical Examiner you will verify clinical information on Medical Certificates of Cause of Death and ensure that the right referrals are made to the coroner for further investigation. You will take a consistent approach to the formulation of Medical Certificates of Cause of Death content, which must be clinically accurate and reflect any discussions with the next of kin/informant. You will work closely with the Lead Medical Examiner, and support a Medical Examiner service rota.

Please see the attached job pack for the full job description and person specification. Applicants should be flexible in approach to support the service, and possess strong interpersonal skills demonstrating the ability to communicate in difficult and emotional situations with empathy and professionalism are essential for the role.

Interview date to be advised to shortlisted applicants.

For further details / informal visits contact:

If you are interested in taking up this varied and challenging role please contact Dr Peter Wanklyn, Lead Medical Examiner 01904 721250 to discuss the opportunity further. It is recommended interested applicants also discuss this opportunity with their current line manager.




Please note that some of our substantive vacancies may be available on a smaller number of hours than advertised. If you would be interested in applying on this basis, we would encourage you to contact the appointing manager to enquire further.

Agile and Flexible Working - We are committed to helping all staff balance their work with other commitments whilst ensuring minimal service impact, and have recently launched our new Agile and Flexible Working policy to support this. We encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

We are a carer friendly employer.

DBS Checks - All new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check if it is required for the role. The cost will be deducted from your salary either in 1 payment or over a six month period once you start employment. The charges are currently £27.20 for a standard check and £44.20 for an enhanced check. The level of check will be determined by the post you are applying for. Please note that Volunteers and Bank only staff will not be charged.

A bit more about us and the surrounding area:

North Yorkshire is a fantastic part of the country. It is home to two national parks, a beautiful coastline, and the city of York; a place which is consistently voted one of the best to live in the UK. It's a great place to be and, as the largest provider of healthcare locally, we’re proud to serve 800,000 people.

What next? Explore the documents attached to the advert and be sure to read our ‘Our guidance for applicants’ before applying. Good luck with your application!

Armed Forces Friendly Employer - We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE - Supporting Britain’s Reservists and Employers.

Sponsorship - If you require sponsorship to work in the UK, check you are eligible under the UKVI points based system online.