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Senior Fellow (MN37) in Skin and Perineal Reconstruction

Employer
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Leeds
Salary
£58,398 a year + OOH Enhancements
Closing date
18 Oct 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Plastic surgery
Career Level
Fellow
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

Senior Fellow in Skin and Perineal Reconstruction (Trust Doctor)

Applications are invited for one post as a Senior Fellow with subspecialty interest in skin and perineal reconstruction, which is available for a period of 6 months initially with a possible extension, based on the training requirements of the individual. The post is available immediately.

The routine work includes care of patients in the Leeds General Infirmary, attendance at theatre lists and out-patient clinics where areas of need for particular sub specialisation will be addressed with his supervising consultant. These will need to be clearly defined from the outset by the successful candidate.

Main duties of the job

This Senior Fellow position within the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery will be tailored to an individuals training requirement, but provides high volume subspeciality training in skin and perineal reconstruction.

The routine work includes care of patients in the Leeds General Infirmary, attendance at theatre lists and out-patient clinics where areas of need for particular sub specialisation will be addressed with his supervising consultant.

These will need to be clearly defined from the outset by the successful candidate

About us

The Leeds Hospitals provide comprehensive health care to Leeds Metropolitan District Council with a population of 750,000. A number of Regional and Sub-Regional Services are also provided from hospitals within the area. There are two major teaching hospitals in Leeds, the Leeds General Infirmary and St. James's University Hospital. Approximately 100 clinical students enter each of the two teaching hospitals each year.

The Plastic Surgery Unit has 17 adult beds, access to paediatric wards and 4 beds on the High Dependency Unit. A daily dressing clinic with a separate Sister and staff also operates within the Unit

Leeds Teaching Hospitals is committed to our process of redeploying 'at risk' members of our existing workforce to new roles. As such, all our job adverts are subject to this policy and we reserve the right to close, delay or remove adverts while this process is completed. If you do experience a delay in the shortlisting stage of the recruitment cycle, please bear with us while this process is completed, and contact the named contact if you have any questions.

Job description
Job responsibilities

This Senior Fellow position within the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery will be tailored to an individuals training requirement, but provides high volume subspeciality training in skin and perineal reconstruction.

The routine work includes care of patients in the Leeds General Infirmary, attendance at theatre lists and out-patient clinics where areas of need for particular sub specialisation will be addressed with his supervising consultant.

These will need to be clearly defined from the outset by the successful candidate.

It is expected that the successful candidate will be an experienced trainee in Plastic Surgery or an accredited Plastic Surgeon eligible to take a Consultant post either in the United Kingdom or overseas, with FRCS(Plast) or equivalent. The appointee will therefore be expected to have appropriate skills in the areas of Plastic and Hand Surgery and be prepared to develop them fully during the course of the Fellowship. The fellow will be expected to attend and contribute to the teaching programme and departmental audit meetings.

Person Specification
Experience
Essential

  • 12 months experience after full GMC registration or equivalent, and evidence of achievement of foundation competences, in line with GMC standards / Good Medical Practice; including:

Qualifications
Essential

  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
  • MRCS
  • FRCS (Plast) or equivalent

Eligibility, Fitness to practice, and Language Skills
Essential

  • Be eligible for full registration with, and hold a current licence to practise from, the GMC at intended start date
  • Eligibility to work in the UK.
  • Advanced Life Support Certificate from the Resuscitation Council UK or equivalent (as required to complete Foundation competences) by intended start date

Clinical, Academic, and Personal Skills
Essential

  • Ability to apply sound clinical knowledge and judgement to problems
  • Ability to prioritise clinical need
  • Ability to maximise safety and minimise risk
  • Recognition of, and ability to undertake the initial management of, an acutely ill patient
  • Demonstrates understanding of research, including awareness of ethical issues
  • Demonstrates understanding of the basic principles of audit, clinical risk management, evidence-based practice, patient safety, and clinical quality improvement initiatives
  • Demonstrates knowledge of evidence-informed practice

 


BMJRef: BMJ-94688/298-C9298-MED-026

 

Company

Leeds Teaching Hospitals is one of the biggest NHS trusts in the country, offering a range of both general and specialist hospital services, with excellent clinical outcomes for patients. We have an international reputation for excellence in specialist care, research and academic training.

Find Us
Website
Telephone
0113 2433144
Location
Beckett Street
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS9 7TF
United Kingdom
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