Clinical Fellow Orthogeriatrics
ST3+/clinical fellow - Ortho-geriatrics
Hours: 40 hours
Job Type: Fixed Term
Salary: £50017 pa
Location: Bristol Royal Infirmary
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Trust are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join the Ortho-geriatric team at the BRI.
The post holder will be responsible for providing care for our elderly trauma and hip fracture patients on the trauma and orthopaedic wards. This is a new joint model of care with the trauma and orthopaedic (T&O) team based on the new Silver Trauma Unit launched 2021.
The post holder will also have the option to spend one month in the High Dependency/Intensive Care Unit managing acutely unwell medical and surgical patients. There will also be opportunity to attend the Bone Health for Older People Clinic (BHOP).
Our friendly and dynamic team consists of 3 Ortho-geriatric Consultants and 1 Associate Specialist and involves close working with the Elderly Trauma Specialist Nurse as well as the T&O junior doctors.
The post holder is expected to support the Orthogeriatric service and the T&O junior doctors focusing on the medical aspects of patient care, liaise with the next of kin, carers and the wider multidisciplinary team. There are a minimum of 2 T&O juniors on each ward and 1 for outliers.
Bristol is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live and work in the UK, often described as 'little London', with high quality housing and schools, a thriving restaurant and theatre scene and excellent transport links to London, the South West coast and the great outdoors.
Date for Interview: TBC
Candidates should note that an acknowledgement of application will be sent and, if successful in being shortlisted, an invitation to attend interview will be sent. Candidates not shortlisted will be notified by letter.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Rachel Bradley, Consultant Ortho-geriatrician and clinical lead
BMJ Ref: BMJ-53774/387-M-1951-RM-A