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Clinical Fellow - Academy of Surgery

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
Depending on experience £33,790 - £44,705
Closing date
6 Dec 2022

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Hospital, General surgery
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time
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An excellent opportunity for Academy of Surgery Rotational post to join a busy, dynamic multidisciplinary team to help improve the service that we provide for our population.

Applicants must have MBBS or UK recognised qualification and full GMC Registration.

The role will give candidates experience and exposure to surgical specialities, with a view to build experiences as a junior doctor for FY2/Core trainees.

The programme gives a professional portfolio platform, with dedicated education and clinical supervisor.

The Academy of Surgery is known regionally and has won the Health Service Journal Award, national award for people and organisational development in 2021.

Successful candidates spend 6 months in sub-specialties, as part of the rotation; General Surgery,

Trauma and Orthopaedics, ENT, Urology, Vascular surgery and Elective surgery Hub- covering theatres and wards (specialties).

The appointee will join the existing team to provide specialist care to this growing population of patients and raise departmental profiles through teaching and education.

The post comes with funding support for a 2-year distance learning MSc course, which is optional, candidates can choose the MSc subject in one of the UK universities. To qualify for full funding of the course, each candidate will need to remain in post for a full 2 years.

The post-holder would get educational support towards MRCS and also would support in the career progression in surgery and other linked specialties.

Main duties of the job

  • Whilst assigned to a specific specialty, the post holder will focus on the operative and non-operative management of elective and non-elective patients during their inpatient stay, operating theatre, as well as in the outpatient department.
  • The post holder will participate in the resident first on-call rota to every assigned specialty during their contract.
  • The post holder is encouraged to attend all teaching events and participate in clinical audits
  • Support the Consultants in theatres
  • Will be involved in quality improvement projects
  • Maintain his/her professional development with all available training and compliance for mandatory training

About us

At Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust our Vision is to provide outstanding

healthcare to our community.

The hospital is based on two sites King George and Queens Hospitals and provide a range of acute

hospital services including Emergency Department.

The General Surgery department is dynamic and forward looking with a holistic patient centered outlook

providing general surgery. It is formed of Colorectal Surgery, Breast surgery), vascular and Acute Emergency

Surgical services.

Our General Surgery service is delivered across both sites. The service provides a comprehensive range of

General and Vascular Surgery delivered by 29 Consultants. General surgery has an elective bed base at both

sites, has a dedicated 24 hour on call team to cope with the Emergency demand that presents through

Emergency Department and dedicated Surgical Assessment Unit (SAU)

. The service is supported by a Hot Clinic

which helps ambulatory care

for surgical patients. A CEPOD emergency operating list is available all day.

The appointee will join the existing team to provide specialist care to this growing population of patients.

The aim of the Surgical Division is to become

a world leader in the field of surgical management through innovation,

evidence based safe and effective patient care successful applicant must therefore have the pre-requisites

and leadership skills, drive and ambition to succeed in achieving

these goals.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The principle duties of this post are to deliver a high quality service to vascular and emergency surgery patients from Barking Havering and Redbridge economy. The appointee would be expected to;

  • Participate in clinical governance programme including appraisal and research projects leading to publications.
  • Conduct wards rounds across general/vascular surgical specialities.
  • There will participate in the General surgical on-call rota
  • Rotation across 6 surgical specialities

Person Specification
  • Full Registration with GMC, MRCS or equivalent
  • Work experience in General Surgery or substantial experience at SHO level
  • Good written and communication skills, ability to work in a team
  • Experience of audits and projects
  • Understanding of research principles
  • Previous UK surgical experience

BMJRef: BMJ-101899/162-0335-BJ-G
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