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Locum Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics (Hip & Knee Arthroplasty)

Employer
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Telford
Salary
£93,666 to £126,281 per annum
Closing date
3 Mar 2024

Job Details

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust is looking for a permanent consultant in Trauma & orthopaedics who will be predominantly based at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH), Telford, with responsibilities across both hospitals' sites.

The appointee will join an existing team of full time Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons based at PRH and provide a specialty surgical service for patients with hip and knee disorders requiring hip and knee arthroplasty and revision surgery. The appointee will also participate in a 1:10 on call emergency rota for patients with musculo-skeletal trauma.

Main duties of the job

Clinical

  • To provide a specialty surgical service for patients with hip and knee disorders requiring hip and knee arthroplasty and revision surgery.
  • To participate in a 1:10 on call emergency rota for patients with musculo-skeletal trauma
  • To be involved in teaching of medical staff and medical students from Keele University.
  • To develop enhanced clinical skills, especially in the assessment and management of acutely ill patients.
  • To have excellent team-working skills with the abilities and professional attitude to work well in a multi-professional team.
  • To deliver clinical and quality targets agreed both nationally and locally with clinical teams and commissioners.
  • To follow patients throughout their clinical pathways.

About us

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is the main provider of acute hospital services for around half a million people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales.

Encompassing some of the most picturesque parts of England and Wales, the Trust's catchment stretches from the Cambrian Mountains in the west, to Newport and the fringes of the Black Country in the east. The main towns include: Bridgnorth, Ludlow, Market Drayton, Oswestry, Shrewsbury and Whitchurch (in Shropshire) Newport, Telford and Wellington (in Telford & Wrekin) and Newtown and Welshpool (in Powys) - all beautiful and unique.

Our main service locations are the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) in Shrewsbury which are located 20 minutes' drive apart. Together they provide 99% of our activity. Both hospitals provide a wide range of acute hospital services including accident & emergency, outpatients, diagnostics, inpatient medical care and critical care.

Job description
Job responsibilities

A formal job plan will be agreed between the successful candidate and their Clinical Director and consultant colleagues, on behalf of the Medical Director within 3 months of starting in post. A full-time job plan is based on a 10 PA working week. The job plan will be reviewed annually and is a prospective agreement that sets out the consultant's duties, responsibilities, and objectives for the coming year. It covers all aspects of a consultants professional practice including clinical work, teaching, research, education and managerial responsibilities. It will provide a clear schedule of commitments, both internal and external and will include personal objectives, detailing links to wider service improvements and trust strategic priorities.

For a full-time contract, the job plan will be divided on average per week (pro-rata for a part time post) as:

 

  • 59 Programmed Activities (PAs) of Direct Clinical Care - includes clinical activity, clinically related activity and predictable and unpredictable emergency work.
  • 5 PAs of Supporting Professional Activities (SPAs) - includes CPD, audit, teaching and research.
  • 1 Programmed Activity for Clinical Admin. This includes main theatre and day case theatre lists for elective work, outpatient sessions and general trauma lists.

The allocation of PAs is reviewed and may be subject to adjustment when a further diary exercise is undertaken or if the service demands a review of the team job plan.

Any applicant who is unable, for personal reasons, to work full-time will be eligible to be considered for the post. If such a person is appointed, modification of the job content will be discussed on a personal basis with the Trust in consultation with other consultant colleagues.

In line with HTP and the trusts long terms plans trauma service will be reconfigured to one site, job plans will be subject to change when trauma is reconfigured to the RSH site, this will all be done with consultation and consideration of the individual consultants.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • MBBS, MBChB or equivalent medical qualification

Desirable

  • Post-graduate thesis
  • FRCS or equivalent qualification

Entry Criteria
Essential

 

  • Full Registration and a licence to practise with the General Medical Council (GMC)
  • Ability to offer expert clinical opinion on range of problems, both emergency and elective, within specialty, and in particular with musculoskeletal disorders of the lower limb
  • Subspecialty expertise in lower limb Surgery
  • Ability to teach clinical skills, teach and lecture on speciality
  • Ability to apply research outcomes to clinical problems
  • Willingness to actively participate in postgraduate training on a regular basis and to support in particular SpR core training.

Desirable

 

  • Entry on the General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register via one of the following: -Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) (the proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of the interview) -Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR)
  • Experience in clinical undergraduate/postgraduate teaching
  • Experience in NHS management
  • Ability to supervise post-graduate research
  • Publications in refereed journals

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

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Company

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is the main provider of acute hospital services for around half a million people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales. Our main service locations are the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) in Shrewsbury which are located 20 minutes’ drive apart covering a range of specialties and providing care to the local population. Almost a quarter of the county is designated as the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and we have three national nature reserves. We also have internationally important wetland sites, special areas of conservation (of European significance) and many sites of special scientific interest.

We are entering an exciting phase of change at SaTH with the transformation of the Princess Royal Hospital into a specialised site for planned care, and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital site a specialised site for emergency care through our Hospital Transformation Programme.

 

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Company info
Website
Telephone
01743 261000
Location
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Mytton Oak Road,
Shrewsbury,
Shropshire,
SY3 8XQ
United Kingdom

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