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Senior Clinical Fellow in Plastic Surgery

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£55,329 per annum
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Specialist doctor, Plastic surgery
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

This post would be ideally suited to fully registered doctors seeking to extend their existing exposure in Plastic Surgery.

In this role you will be working within a supportive and educationally focused environment, although this post is not recognised for training purposes, considerable hands on training is given in line with skills and experience.

Within the department we hold weekly teaching meetings for all doctors with consultant input.

Morbidity and mortality audit is performed monthly and quarterly clinical governance meetings are held. The Junior Trust Doctor will be expected to organise a major topic audit in liaison with clinical audit department.

Clinical research is actively encouraged and support for study leave and medical meetings can be arranged.

This is a full time post which is fixed term for 12 months.

Previous experience in Plastic Surgery is essential.

Main duties of the job

The key duties for this role are outlined below:


Admission of new patients, including

  • Day to day care of in-patients.
  • Daily ward rounds in adult and children's
  • Attendance at operating
  • Attendance at outpatient clinics (depending on Consultant attachment).


  • Clinical note keeping
  • Discharge summaries
  • Complete death certificates
  • Complete patients' accident

Audit and Clinical Governance

You will be expected to play a full part in departmental audit and clinical governance programs

About us

The unit treats the full range of general adult and paediatric plastic surgery conditions including patients with major and minor burns. Microsurgical procedures are performed on elective and emergency patients. Day case surgery under both local and general anaesthetic is carried out

Undergraduate medical student teaching has commenced in 2003. The Plastic Surgery Directorate has active links with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) with trainees undertaking laboratory research at the University. Considerable opportunities exist for research and development, which are integral to teaching hospital status.

Although this post is not recognised for training purposes, considerable hands on training is given in line with skills and experience.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job description, Person specification and Specialty/ Trust Brochure for further details on:

  • What we can offer
  • Job Plan/On-call Requirements
  • The Team

Person Specification

  • Meets professional health requirements in line with GMC Standards/ Good Medical Practice (GMC check to confirm)


  • Full GMC Registration and Licence to Practice
  • MBBS or equivalent


  • MRCS or equivalent

Experience and Skills

  • Basic Surgery training or equivalent
  • Experience of working independently whilst operating on local anaesthetic patients.
  • Able to operate on all trauma and flexi-tendon cases
  • Experience in Plastic Surgery


  • Previous experience in research
  • Involvement in audit


  • Effective communication skills, (with examples)
  • Works well within a multidisciplinary environment.

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