Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Bedford, Bedfordshire
21 Oct 2021
07 Nov 2021
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Bedford Hospital

Applications are invited from suitably qualifi ed individuals for the substantive post of Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon at Bedford Hospital NHS Trust.

You will join, and work in parity with, an established Department of twenty Consultant Surgeons in providing a comprehensive surgical service to the local population. Bedford Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare services to a population of 300,000 living in county town of Bedford and surrounding areas of North Bedfordshire.

We are seeking to appoint a substantive Colorectal and General Surgeon to work on the Bedford site with a sub-speciality interest in Infl ammatory Bowel Disease and or Pelvic Floor/Endometriosis. This is a purely benign colorectal post, with no elective cancer resection activity. The appointee would be expected to be profi cient in laparoscopic colorectal surgery. This is an expansion post and the appointee will contribute to the emergency general surgery service, on a 1:7 rota (split weeks).

The new appointee will be expected to assist in the development and provision of the core colorectal and general services at Bedford Hospital NHS Trust, contributing to the activity of the department and taking on other roles and responsibilities as required. There is a continuous responsibility for teaching, training and supervision of junior medical staff. An interest in the teaching of undergraduates, nurses and allied health professionals is desirable with activity to support audit and research activities encouraged. The Trust is committed to supporting Continuing Medical Education as part of revalidation with appropriate mentoring provided dependent on the particular needs of the appointee.

Candidates wishing for further information may contact Dr Rory Harvey (Clinical Director) 01234 355122 ext. 5459 or Miss K Bevan (Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon and Clinical Lead) 01234 355122 ext. 5692.

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Closing Date: 7th November 2021.
Assessment Date: 19th November 2021.
Interview Date: 3rd December 2021.

Bedfordshire NHS Trust is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

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