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Monday, March 25, 2019

Quality Improvement Trainee Associate Opportunities

Do you want to make a difference? Are you interested in quality improvement and gaining valuable experience for your CV?


We are looking for up to 12 enthusiastic doctors at any stage in their training to become involved in quality improvement and quality management activities on behalf of Scotland Deanery. Activities will include visits to hospitals and trainee representation at various committee meetings. The work will be ongoing throughout the year and will involve being available for approximately 5 days per year. Participation in activities in parts of Scotland other than your base location will be necessary. Training will be provided. Appointments will be for 2 years in the first instance.


Applicants should have strong analytical and decision making skills along with an ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.

Benefits include development of leadership skills and the opportunity to shape the quality of training for junior doctors in the future.

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like further information, please refer to the job information pack which includes information on Job Description and conditions of service.  There is also a Person Specification. Applicants should discuss their application with their current TPD. If invited to interview applicants will be asked to provide the TPDs contact details.

Informal enquires should be directed to Dr Fiona Ewing Fiona.ewing@nes.scot.nhs.uk or Dr Alan McKenzie alan.mckenzie @nhs.net.


Closing date: 9th April 2019

Interview date: 3rd May 2019 in Westport, Edinburgh

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