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MYDoc - Registrar - Foot & Ankle Fellow in Trauma and Orthopaedics

Employer
Mid Yorkshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Wakefield
Salary
£55,329 to £63,152 a year
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

Job Details

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and motivated doctor to join our department at an exciting time in our Trusts future. The Department offers a supportive and encouraging environment in which to develop as a professional with opportunities to develop in specialist fields.

The vacancy has arisen in the Trauma & Orthopaedics department for a senior orthopaedic trainee (preferably post CCT) to commence from February 2024 for 12 months. This post has been developed as a training opportunity for registrars preferably post CCT before taking up consultant posts.

In Mid Yorkshire Hospitals, we perform approximately 1,200 hip and knee replacement surgeries every year and approximately 110 revision hip and knee replacement surgeries. There is opportunity for the arthroplasty fellow to train in performing primary hip and knee replacements whilst at the same time getting exposure to complex reconstructive procedures in hip and knee revisions.

The post is not recognised for training by the Postgraduate Dean, although the duties and shift pattern are exactly the same as the training posts and study leave will be encouraged on an equivalent basis to that which applies to the educationally approved SHOs. The post will be on a 1:12 on-call commitment.

For further information please contact in the first instance Mr Goff, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon on telephone: (01924) 542403 or Mr James Newman 01924 542401.

Main duties of the job

The fellow will have opportunity to work with the four foot & ankle consultants and contribute to the activities of the wider team. Including MDT activity, regional ankle arthroplasty network, diabetic foot clinic, neuropathic foot clinic, Foot & Ankle soft tissue (FAST) service, and subspeciality fracture clinics.

The fellow will be expected to contribute to the research interests of the department and develop their own research/audit project with in the foot and ankle unit for presentation/publication.

The surgical case mix includes all aspects of forefoot, midfoot, and hindfoot reconstruction. Soft tissue, sports, and chondral repair techniques. Arthroscopic and minimally invasive techniques. Ankle arthroplasty. It is expected the fellow will keep a surgical logbook and undertake assessments of progress.

The above timetable is indicative only, with opportunity for independent operating if appropriate progress and skill set demonstrated.

Other main duties of the post will include:

Responsibility for the management of patients with acute and chronic conditions including complex cases.

Referral of patients to other specialities as appropriate

Out-patient activities/clinics

Involvement in specialty and cross-specialty multi-disciplinary teams and meetings

Involvement in relevant administration duties

Teaching and supervision of junior medical staff and other clinicians as appropriate

About us

We provide care and support to over a million people in Wakefield and Kirklees in their homes, community settings and across our three hospital sites at Pontefract, Dewsbury and Pinderfields (Wakefield).

Always striving for excellence, we are at the forefront of innovation and research, and we invest in teaching and the development of our workforce.

We live by our values of caring, improving, being respectful and maintaining high standards. We listen and learn because we aim to make Mid Yorkshire the best place to work and receive care.

We value diversity and welcome talent and enthusiasm irrespective of age, disability, neurodivergence, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances including providing unpaid carers support to someone with a health and care need. As ethnic minority groups, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people with a disability/neurodivergence are currently under-represented across the organisation, we encourage applications from members of these groups. We have policies and procedures to ensure all applicants are treated fairly and consistently.

We are proud of our staff networks - who offer valuable guidance and feedback from those with lived experience.

We have a clear vision and you could be part of this! If you share our values and you want to make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families and carers, we would love to hear from you.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please apply early to avoid disappointment as if we receive sufficient suitable applications the vacancy may close earlier than advertised

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and motivated doctor to join our department at an exciting time in our Trusts future. The Department offers a supportive and encouraging environment in which to develop as a professional with opportunities to develop in specialist fields.

The vacancy has arisen in the Trauma & Orthopaedics department for a senior orthopaedic trainee (preferably post CCT) to commence from February 2024 for 12 months. This post has been developed as a training opportunity for registrars preferably post CCT before taking up consultant posts.

In Mid Yorkshire Hospitals, we perform approximately 1,200 hip and knee replacement surgeries every year and approximately 110 revision hip and knee replacement surgeries. There is opportunity for the arthroplasty fellow to train in performing primary hip and knee replacements whilst at the same time getting exposure to complex reconstructive procedures in hip and knee revisions.

The post is not recognised for training by the Postgraduate Dean, although the duties and shift pattern are exactly the same as the training posts and study leave will be encouraged on an equivalent basis to that which applies to the educationally approved SHOs. The post will be on a 1:12 on-call commitment.

For further information please contact in the first instance Mr Goff, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon on telephone: (01924) 542403 or Mr James Newman 01924 542401.

These posts will be part of our cross site senior trainee rota which is compliant with working time regulations and the 2016 junior doctors contract, averaging 48 hours per week.

The fellow will have opportunity to work with the four foot & ankle consultants and contribute to the activities of the wider team. Including MDT activity, regional ankle arthroplasty network, diabetic foot clinic, neuropathic foot clinic, Foot & Ankle soft tissue (FAST) service, and subspeciality fracture clinics.

The fellow will be expected to contribute to the research interests of the department and develop their own research/audit project with in the foot and ankle unit for presentation/publication.

The surgical case mix includes all aspects of forefoot, midfoot, and hindfoot reconstruction. Soft tissue, sports, and chondral repair techniques. Arthroscopic and minimally invasive techniques. Ankle arthroplasty. It is expected the fellow will keep a surgical logbook and undertake assessments of progress.

The above timetable is indicative only, with opportunity for independent operating if appropriate progress and skill set demonstrated.

Other main duties of the post will include:

Responsibility for the management of patients with acute and chronic conditions including complex cases.

Referral of patients to other specialities as appropriate

Out-patient activities/clinics

Involvement in specialty and cross-specialty multi-disciplinary teams and meetings

Involvement in relevant administration duties

Teaching and supervision of junior medical staff and other clinicians as appropriate

Involvement in audit and clinical governance including service improvement activities

The above list is not intended to be exhaustive, and it is likely duties may be altered from time to time in the light of changing circumstances and after discussion with the post holder.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • Medical Degree from recognised medical school

Desirable

  • Progress towards or attainment of Royal College Exams
  • ATLS, BLS certification
  • Higher qualification, FRCS, MRCS or equivalent

Experience
Essential

  • Experience at a Registrar level in Trauma & Orthopaedics

Desirable

  • CCT or nearing completion of training
  • Experience of teaching clinical skills
  • Clinical research and development
  • Experience of Foot & Ankle Training

GMC Registration
Essential

  • Please state GMC number
  • Full GMC Registration with licence to practise

Management Skills
Essential

  • Demonstrates intelligent and analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Good time management.

Desirable

  • Possess good organizational skills.

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