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Specialty Doctor in Vascular Surgery

Employer
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Boston
Salary
£52,530 to £82,400 a year N/A
Closing date
21 Dec 2023

Speciality Doctors works as a team, supported by Senior and Junior medical staff. The department is very supportive of Speciality Doctors applying for FRCS exit examinations. The post-holder is expected to participate in clinical activities (Theatre, Clinic, Ward cover, and Daytime Vascular Surgery on-call cover). They are expected to actively engage in teaching, audits and Clinical Governance programs within the department. The post's incumbent will be attached to one particular surgeon at one time but should be available for cross cover to colleagues during the day time. The department does provide opportunities to get training in endo-vascular (Vascular Interventional Radiology) skills, on a rotational basis.

Main duties of the job

Based at Pilgrim Hospital will be expected to work across all ULHT sites as required. The department performs a full spectrum of Level 2 emergency and elective vascular procedures. These include infra and juxta renal abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, EVAR, carotid endarterectomy, vascular bypasses including crural vessel bypass, endovenous and open varicose vein surgery and renal access work.

The Vascular Unit is in process of introducing a Middle-Grade Vascular Surgery day-time on-call rota, 7 days a week (8AM to 8PM). The post-holder would be expected to participate in the above rota. The post is likely to be a 12 PA, with the final job plan expected to be confirmed at the time of interview.

About us

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of highly motivated Vascular Team in Lincolnshire. The Vascular department consists of six Consultants, four ACP's, three Speciality Doctors (including this post), One Associate Specialist and two FY1's. The department is looking to appoint a whole-time fixed term 12 Months Speciality Doctor, based at Pilgrim Hospital and will be expected to work across all ULHT sites as required. The department performs a full spectrum of Level 2 emergency and elective vascular procedures. These include infra and juxta renal abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, EVAR, carotid endarterectomy, vascular bypasses including crural vessel bypass, endovenous and open varicose vein surgery and renal access work.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The Vascular Department is supported by the Radiology Department. The Radiology department has a 128 slice CT Scanner, a 1.5 tesla MR Scanner and a Toshiba Interventional suite. In addition, we have a well-equipped vascular lab, with 3 Vascular Scientists providing the full spectrum of vascular lab services.

Please see attached job description for full details.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential
  • Full GMC registration
  • MB ChB
  • MRCS or equivalent
Desirable
  • FRCS or equivalent.
Experience
Essential
  • A minimum of 3 years medical work post registration
  • All round experience in Vascular Surgery.
  • An understanding to treat critically ill patients in surgical practice.
Clinical Governance
Essential
  • An understanding of clinical governance and clinical effectiveness
  • Willingness to work as a member of the teams and to share administrative responsibility
  • Compliance with appraisal, job planning and revalidation
Desirable
  • Some administrative experience.
  • Familiarity with issues of service organisation and development.


Employer details
Employer name

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Pilgrim Hospital

Sibsey road

Boston

PE21 9QS


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357-MPR-1587-23

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