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Recruitment open for Training Clinical Lead
24 September 2021

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) invites persons interested to apply for the post of JAG (Joint Advisory Group) Endoscopy Training Clinical Lead.

The RCP is a patient-centred and clinically led organisation whose core mission is to improve patient care and reduce illness. Our vision is for everyone to have the best possible health and healthcare.

The Care Quality Improvement Department supports the RCPs strategic aim to improve care for patients. It utilises a variety of methods and approaches to drive improvements in activities, influences the quality of clinical practice via ambitious work programmes that are delivered via constituent teams. JAG aims to promote similar change and improvement in all endoscopy services, whilst also providing assurance to patients, managers, referrers and commissioners about the service provided.

The JAG Endoscopy Training Clinical Lead is appointed by the RCP to act on its behalf to lead on the training and education of endoscopists in the UK. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of the certification programme for endoscopy trainees and the endoscopy workforce competency programme. The training clinical lead will lead the direction and guidance of developments to the JAG training programme including e- portfolio pathways and the quality assurance framework. The successful candidate will be expected to be actively involved in endoscopy services and to be able to promote the benefits of clinicians becoming certified in training courses that are appropriate to their skills and needs. You will represent the JAG Programme in external meetings and act as one of the key points of contact on behalf of JAG.

Further information about the role and application process can be found here. 

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