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Post CCT Clinical Fellow in T&O Specialising in Soft Tissue Knee

Employer
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£33,790 to £53,132 per annum
Closing date
27 Mar 2024

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Profession
Specialist doctor, Trauma & orthopaedics
Grade
Fellow
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time
Setting
Hospital

Job Details

The post-holder will be attached to the Soft Tissue Knee unit. The post-holder will be able to spend a considerable amount of time in theatre with opportunities to undertake cases under appropriate supervision. They will have exposure to a high-volume soft tissue knee unit and have the opportunity to learn all aspects of soft tissue knee surgery as well as knee preservation and patellofemoral procedures. Due to fact St George's is a major trauma centre, we have a high number of multiligament knee injuries, There will also be an opportunity to learn hip arthroscopy.

They will be expected to perform daily ward rounds and manage inpatients along with a specialist registrar and Physicians associates. they will also take part in a least 1 outpatient clinic per week and have independent clinics under supervision as appropriate, they will also be involved in the weekend operating rota.

The post holder will be expected to complete at least one research project, attend research meetings and will be encouraged and supported to present at international meetings and publish their work.

Main duties of the job

  • To have responsibility for the Health, Safety and Welfare of self and others and to comply at all times with the requirement of the Health and Safety Regulations.
  • To ensure confidentiality at all times, only releasing confidential information obtained during the course of employment to those acting in an official capacity in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act and its amendments.
  • To work in accordance with the Trust's Equal Opportunities policy to eliminate unlawful discrimination in relation to employment and service delivery.
  • To ensure skills are up-to-date and relevant to the role, to follow relevant Trust policies and professional codes and to maintain registration where this is a requirement of the role.
  • To be trained in and demonstrate fair employment practices, in line with trust policies)
  • To comply with St. George's Healthcare No Smoking Policies.
  • To undertake such duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the grade and the needs of the service.

About us

St George's Healthcare NHS Trust wishes to appoint a Post CCT Clinical Fellow with an interest in Soft Tissue Knee surgery for a 12-month placement. Outpatient, day case, elective and emergency inpatient work is currently carried out at the St George's Hospital site in Tooting with elective work being carried out at the Elective Orthopaedic Centre (SWLEOC) in Epsom. There will be opportunities to gain operative experience under the supervision of the consultant surgeons. The post holder will be expected to undertake research resulting in publication in peer review journal

Job description
Job responsibilities

  • Experience in trauma surgery
  • Knowledge of use of statistics for scientific research

Computer skills including the ability to manage databases and image processing systems, which generate reliable research and clinical outcome data sets

Person Specification
Education
Essential

  • MRCS
  • FRCS (ortho)

Desirable

  • ATLS to provider level

Experience
Essential

  • Completion of orthopaedic surgical training (CCT or equivalent)
  • Previous experience in soft tissue knee surgery
  • Experience of audit and research methodology
  • Experience of teaching

Desirable

  • Prior fellowship experience

Skills
Essential

  • Experience in trauma surgery
  • Knowledge of use of statistics for scientific research
  • Computer skills including the ability to manage databases and image processing systems, which generate reliable research and clinical outcome data sets

Personal
Essential

  • Commitment to learning
  • Potential to cope with stressful situations and undertake responsibility
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team worker and able to work independently using initiative

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