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Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
£91,474 - £121,548
Closing date
21 Oct 2022

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Hospital, Orthopaedic surgery
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon With An Interest In Foot And Ankle Surgery

Base: Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, With Duties At The New Victoria Hospital (Ach)

Reference: 117296
Hours of work: 40 (10 PAs)
Relocation Package Available

The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital has an Orthopaedic Department comprising of 35 Consultants with Specialist Interests in Hip, Knee, Upper Limb, Foot and Ankle, Pelvis, Limb Reconstruction, Brachial Plexus and Spine. This is a replacement post to provide expertise in foot and ankle surgery. The Consultant will be expected to provide in-patient services at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, In-patient and day cases at Gartnavel Hospital and day surgery at the Victoria ACH. Outpatient services are provided across the two sites.

Consultants work in teams of 3 to provide general trauma cover services. The QEUH is a designated Major Trauma Centre for the West of Scotland and it is expected that the successful applicant will participate on the on-call rota (currently 1:10), provide expert foot and ankle trauma advice/operative expertise for MTC patients and in the development of a Managed Clinical Network in Orthopaedic Trauma.

In addition to providing clinical services the successful candidate will be required to undertake the administrative duties required in a consultant job. Research will be encouraged especially if it has the potential to benefit direct patient care.

Applicants must have full GMC registration, a licence to practice and be eligible for inclusion in the GMC Specialist Register. Those trained in the UK should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or eligibility for specialist registration (CESR) or be within 6 months of confirmed entry from the date of interview. Non-UK applicants must demonstrate equivalent training.

For further information please contact Mr Pete Chan or Mr R Carter on 0141 451 5958 or to apply, please click the Apply button.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

Closing date: 21 October 2022.

Interview date: 28 October 2022.

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