Applications are invited for one post as a Senior Fellow with subspecialty interest in skin oncology, 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 from August 2024 but start date can be flexible on mutual agreement.
Main duties of the job
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.
The post is full time. The candidate will be expected to have background training in Plastic Surgery to a high level and have completed the FRCS (Plast) or equivalent.
The department provides a wide range of specialist plastic and reconstructive surgery. The unit sub-specialises in comprehensive hand and upper limb surgery, including congenital hand, adult hand and brachial plexus surgery, hand transplant, head and neck malignancy, cleft and craniofacial surgery, sarcoma, breast reconstruction, skin cancer and lower limb reconstruction - Leeds is a Major Trauma Centre. The unit has a busy microvascular workload which the trainees/fellows participate in.
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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 reconstructive surgery.
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.
The post is full time.
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 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.
Duties are mainly located at the Leeds General Infirmary and on occasions at St. James's University Hospital and Chapel Allerton Hospital. Travelling allowances are payable for peripheral clinics and to any cross city referrals which need review.
- MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
- FRCS (Plast) or equivalent
Eligibility, Fitness to practice, and Language Skills
- 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
- 6 years experience after full GMC registration or equivalent, and evidence of achievement of foundation competences, in line with GMC standards / Good Medical Practice including:
- make the care or your patient your first concern
- Evidence of achievement of CT/ST1 competencies in medicine or Surgery (as defined by the curricula relating to Core Medical training or Core Surgical Training)
Clinical, Academic, and Personal Skills
- Ability to apply sound clinical knowledge and judgement to problems
- Ability to prioritise clinical need
- Ability to maximise safety and minimise risk
- 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
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