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Senior Trauma Fellow In Orthopaedics (Lower Limb Reconstruction)

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£63,527 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

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Job overview

Post FRCS Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeons are invited to apply for an orthopaedic trauma fellowship to work in the Cambridge Orthopaedic Trauma Unit, starting as soon as possible until 05 August 2025.

Main duties of the job

During this post, the Fellows will have opportunities to participate in service development projects, quality improvement projects and are expected to take a leading role in clinical audit.

The fellowship will also have an academic part with multiple research projects running in the department.

This post is NOT recognised for training by the JCST.

Please note that these posts do not carry Postgraduate Dean’s approval or training recognition.

Full Registration and a Licence to Practice with the General Medical Council at time of application is required.

Working for your organisation

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). Non-UK applicants must possess the IELTS/OET exam before obtaining a GMC licence to practice.

Applications from job seekers who require skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

It is a requirement for skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

This is a post CCT fellowship at Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for one year of training under direct supervision of Mr. Matija Krkovic, who is a world renowned expert in Lower Limb Reconstruction. Training will include limb reconstruction, complex lower limb orthopaedic trauma and adult reconstruction surgery.

The focus of the training will be on complex circular frame treatment including illizarov and Tylor Spatial Frames, management of complex periarticular fractures management of nonunion cases using poller screws technique which is a technique perfected in our unite to the 4th generation poller screws, corrective osteotomies, limb lengthening and management of large bone defects using magnetic nails and bone transport techniques, treatment of cases with Osteomylitis and bone periprosthatic infection which involved regular weekly attendance to multidisciplinary meetings with microbiologist and plastic surgeons through The Cambridge Bone Infection Group, management of complex open fractures and limb salvage procedures at Major Trauma Centre level in addition to regular trauma and occasional elective TKR cases. There will be occasional unsupervised operating lists and clinics.

Please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached for further details on the main responsibilities and duties for this post

For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Mr Matija Krkovic Job title: Consultant Email address: Telephone number: 01223 256405


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