Live Clinical Vacancy: Diabetes in Surgery Quality Improvement Project

Author: 
Hermione Price, ABCD Secretary
Date of the announcement: 
Wednesday, 10 August, 2022

The Centre for Perioperative Care (CPOC) is a cross-organisational, multidisciplinary collaborative between patients and the public, Royal Colleges and similar organisations. CPOC was established in 2019 to facilitate and promote the delivery of high-quality perioperative care; the integrated multidisciplinary management of patients from the moment surgery is contemplated through to full recovery.

CPOC and RCS England are now inviting applications for a Clinical Lead for a Quality Improvement Diabetes in Surgery project. CPOC/RCS England are looking for consultant or equivalent senior level healthcare professional with an interest in diabetes from any specialty.

Clinical Lead Quality Improvement Diabetes in Surgery

CPOC and the RCS England are offering an exciting opportunity for a clinical lead for a new diabetes in surgery quality improvement project. They will be supported by the RCS England council lead and the Centre for Perioperative Care executive lead, the quality improvement consultant/team and the project manager/ project co-ordinator. For information please view the role descriptor.

The first two phases of the project will be unremunerated. These include: project scoping and initiation, recruitment, payment and set-up. These phases are planned to take place from September 2022 to May 2023.  Provided we get to a point where we have sufficient sites register for the project, we expect that the set-up, launch and testing will commence from June 2023. In this event RCS England will be in a position to formally contract the clinical lead to continue leadership of the project. Provided we get to a point where we have sufficient sites register for the project, we expect that the set-up, launch and testing phases will commence from June 2023. In this event RCS England will be in a position to formally contract the clinical lead to continue to work on the project. Please see the role descriptor for detailed information on the backfill costs once the project has launched.

Application Details

Applicants should submit a CV and a supporting statement on their suitability for the role to CPOC@rcoa.ac.uk.

This must include contact details (daytime telephone and email address).  At CPOC, diversity, equality and inclusion is an integral part of our culture so it is important to us that this is reflected in everything that we do. We welcome applications from all individuals in any perioperative specialty, irrespective of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, marital status or parental responsibilities. We aim to actively embrace an inclusive and representative culture that encourages, supports and celebrates our differences.

Job Description

The Job Description and Person Specification for this role is available on the CPOC and RCS England websites. For more information or to arrange an informal discussion please contact Sheena MacSween, RCS England Senior Project Manager - SMacSween@rcseng.ac.uk

Closing date: 31 August 2022

Interview date: September 2022 

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