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Fixed Term Consultant Urological Surgeon

Employer
West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bury St. Edmunds
Salary
£84,559 to £114,003 pa
Closing date
16 Jun 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Urology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

Fixed TermConsultant Urological Surgeon - 12 Months (11 PA'sull-Time / Part-Time)

An opportunity has arisen for a consultant in urological surgeon. The appointee will be expected to actively participate in the development and all other activities of the department. This post will take the number of consultants to six providing comprehensive core urology plus specialist stone work, female urology, andrology, nephrectomy and bladder outflow procedures. We are looking to expand our team and to develop our specialist stone work (including PCNL) and our Male lower urinary tract service (including prostate diagnostics, minimally invasive procedures and HoLEP).

Candidates should be on or eligible for inclusion onto the GMC Specialist Register for urology or be within 6 months of their expected date of obtaining a CCT (or equivalent) at the time of the interview.

A quarter of a million people are served by the West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust. With nearly 5,000 staff and a vision to deliver the best quality and safest care for our community, the trust offers a full range of district hospital services together with specialist cancer and surgical services in conjunction with the neighbouring teaching hospitals.

Our vision is to deliver the best quality and safest care for our community - which we benchmark against the best. Our values, developed with staff and patients, have been clear since 2008 - FIRST - Focused on patients; Integrated team working; Respectful and courteous; Staff focused and supportive; Two-way open communication. We live these values and it shows in our key achievements below.

Key achievements
  • In 2020, 94% patients recommended WSFT as a place to receive care and 83% staff recommended us as a place to receive care. Three quarters of our staff recommended WSFT as a place to work.
  • The endoscopy, radiology, housekeeping, catering, IT department and the Macmillan Unit all hold national accreditations for excellence.
  • We regularly receive top A grade in overall assessment by the Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme.
  • We were best for hip fracture care 2017, 2018, 2020 (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) according to the National Hip Fracture Database.

Bury St Edmunds is a beautiful market town that is regarded as 'the jewel in the crown' of East Anglia. It has excellent schools, independent shops and outstanding restaurants. Housing is plentiful and indeed affordable and the surrounding countryside beautiful.

West Suffolk Hospital is a University of Cambridge Teaching hospital foundation Trust and is a busy and popular hospital.

The Trust has close links with AddenbrookesHospital, Cambridge and CambridgeUniversityMedicalSchool. Situated in the heart of East Anglia, the cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds provides sophisticated facilities in a traditional and unspoilt rural town setting. There is also easy access to the Midlands, London and the East Coast and the holiday destination of North Norfolk.

We would welcome any applicants wishing to visit the department and this can be arranged via Miss Emma Gordon, Consultant Urologist (emma.gordon@wsh.nhs.uk)

CLOSING DATE: TBC

INTERVIEW DATE: TBC

BMJRef: BMJ-66354/179-MSC13-22

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