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Consultant Surgeon with an interest in Colorectal

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Govan, Glasgow
Consultant (£91,474 - £121,548)
Closing date
23 Oct 2022

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Hospital, General surgery
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Consultant Surgeon with an interest in Colorectal

Job reference: 117736
Location: Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
Salary: Consultant (£91,474 - £121,548)
Hours of work: 40

Applications are invited for a substantive post based at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH). Applications from candidates with an interest in colorectal surgery would be welcome.

The new appointee will join a team of Consultants dedicated to providing all aspects of Surgery in general. The appointee will have a role in providing elective General Surgical Services and managing Acute Surgical Emergencies.

In addition to providing clinical services, the successful candidate will be required to participate in the training and assessment of junior staff and to undertake the administrative duties required in a consultant job. All consultants are required to have an annual appraisal.

Surgical trainees, at all levels, rotate from the West of Scotland Deanery and are based at the Queen Elizabeth site. Teaching of Undergraduate medical students, trainee surgeons and visiting surgeons from overseas is considered an integral part of the work of the Directorate. It is anticipated that the appointee would contribute to the education of Surgeons in training.

Emergency Surgery for the post is based at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital with clinics and elective surgery split between there and the ambulatory care services at the New Victoria Hospital or Gartnavel General Hospital.  Fully staffed Intensive Care and High dependency beds are available on the QEUH site. Clinical Nurse Specialists are valued members of the teams.

Applicants should have a broad surgical training with a subspecialty interest in colorectal surgery, and should have full GMC registration and eligibility for inclusion on the Specialist Register. 

UK trainees will have evidence of Higher Specialist Training leading to CCT, or be six months of confirmed entry from the date of interview.  Non-UK applicants must demonstrate equivalent training.

For informal discussion of the post contact:

Mr Christopher Wilson, Clinical Director, General, Vascular and Breast Surgery, South Sector, Greater Glasgow & Clyde on 0141 211 9859, Miss H Dorrance Lead Clinician or Miss L Moyes Lead Clinician General Surgery on 0141 451 6028.

Or to apply, please click the Apply button.

The job is offered as a full-time post on a 10 PA basis but applications will be considered from those wishing to work less than full-time. Up to 2 EPA’s may be available to undertake additional outpatient and/or procedure sessions or management activity.

Additional Non DCC (up to 2 PA’s in total – Inclusive of 1 core SPA plus 1 additional non DCC can be negotiated and agreed between the successful candidate and Management depending on the time required to support professional activities and the needs of the service.

All newly qualified Consultants are initially offered a minimum of 1 Core Supporting Professional Activity (SPA) which includes CPD, audit, clinical governance, appraisal, revalidation, job planning and management meetings. This will be reviewed within 6 months (or earlier if required) of appointment and revised upwards if additional responsibilities are agreed.

Job closing date: 23 October 2022.

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