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Senior Clinical Fellow in Spinal Neurosurgery

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£55,329 a year
Closing date
22 Oct 2023

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Profession
Specialist doctor, Spinal injuries
Grade
Fellow
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Interview Date to be determined

This post is subject to an early closure date if there are a high number of applications, so you are advised to apply as soon as possible.

This post is aimed at a pre/post CCT Neurosurgeon(ST4 level) who would like to gain a further period of development in the sub-specialty of Spinal Surgery in preparation for a consultant role.

The role also gives exposure to specialist Spinal clinics and theatre lists, and the opportunity to engage in specific research and audit programs. This post has been developed to support the spinal service and increase the outpatient and inpatient capacity to meet existing demand and growth for spinal services across Coventry and Warwickshire. The post supports a 1:10 on call rota for general neurosurgery.
Main duties of the job

Main Aims and Objectives of the Post

To provide, in collaboration with clinical colleagues, a comprehensive spinal service to patients in the Coventry and Warwickshire area. This will include ensuring that all appropriate waiting lists and waiting times are adhered to that services are provided in an effective and efficient manner and that the principles of risk management and clinical governance are maintained at all times. Whilst this position is not a formal RCS approved fellowship, the successful applicant will be given the opportunity to work alongside the existing neuro spinal surgeons and orthopedic spinal surgeon to obtain experience and skills in a range of spinal procedures (pending RCS approval) including:
  • Spinal trauma
  • Spinal tumors including primary and Metastatic spinal tumors
  • Degenerative spinal conditions
  • Minimal invasive spine surgery including image guided spinal fixation (the unit has the O-Arm and is acquiring a robotic spinal platform)
  • Spinal infection
  • Pain procedures
About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our skilled employees across our hospital sites in Coventry and Rugby, with high quality patient care positioned at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a national and international leader in healthcare.

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

There has never been a better time to join our team.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further information relating to this post.

Person Specification
Qualification/Training
Essential
  • Meets all Essential Criteria
Desirable
  • Meets all Desirable Level
Experience
Essential
  • Meets all Essential Criteria
Desirable
  • Meets all Desirable Level
Knowledge/Skills
Essential
  • Meets all Essential Criteria
Desirable
  • Meets all Desirable Level
Teaching/Education
Essential
  • Meets all Essential Criteria
Desirable
  • Meets all Desirable Level
Personal Qualities
Essential
  • Meets all Essential Criteria
Commitment to Trust Values and Behaviours
Essential
  • Meets all Essential Criteria


Employer details
Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Address

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Clifford Bridge Road Walsgrave

Coventry

CV2 2DX


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