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Trust Grade - FY2 - General Surgery/Orthopaedics - Uk Residents

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
Barrow In Furness
£37,303 per annum plus enhancements
Closing date
13 Apr 2024

Please be advised that this vacancy is open to UK Residents Only.

For International candidates, please submit your application on vacancy

Trust Grade - FY2 - General Surgery/Orthopaedics - International

These posts are full time and fixed term for 18 months extendable depending on performance.

The posts involve working at Foundation Year 2 and above level and will optimise your clinical experience and enable you to gain relevant clinical competencies. When on night duty Rota, the post requires you to look after all surgical patients i.e. Surgery/Orthopaedics/Urology/ Day Surgery/ENT and ED referrals.

The post holders will participate on a 1 in 9 night time cover and will include weekend cover in the nights. During the day time duties there will be an appropriate allocation to surgery and orthopaedics elective activity. Daytime/late on call is 1:10.

Main duties of the job

Duties of the post, as appropriate, within each specialty are as follows:

Responsibility for admitting and clerking patients, initiating an investigative and management plan which should be discussed with a senior member of the team.

Taking prompt action when patient condition deteriorates and escalating when appropriate to senior colleagues

Completing all appropriate documentation and TTO's

Taking responsibility for the continuity of care of in-patients

Supervision of in-patients and organising appropriate investigations in accordance with consultant's instructions

Attending ward rounds

Agreeing diagnosis and completing discharge summaries

To write clear, accurate and approved drug and fluid prescriptions.

To accept and assess GP referrals.

Appropriate comprehensive handover of patients at change of duties especially before and after night duties.

To undertake all common ward-work and medical procedures as required including:

Venepuncture, setting up an intravenous infusion, Inserting a urinary catheter, arterial blood sampling, ECG's.

To comply with all hospital policies and procedures in particular those relating to Health and

Safety at Work

To maintain confidentiality relating to the affairs of the hospital, its patients or Consultant users in accordance with the Trust's confidentiality policy

To comply with the Hospital's Clinical Governance framework and complaints policy and procedure.

About us

We operate from three main hospitals - Furness General Hospital (FGH) in Barrow, the Royal Lancaster Infirmary (RLI), and Westmorland General Hospital (WGH) in Kendal, as well as a number of community health care premises including Millom Hospital and GP Practice, Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe, and Ulverston Community Health Centre.

FGH and the RLI have a range of General Hospital services, with full Emergency Departments, Critical/Coronary Care units and various Consultant-led services.

WGH provides a range of General Hospital services, together with an Urgent Treatment Centre, that can help with a range of non-life threatening conditions such as broken bones and minor illnesses.

All three main hospitals provide a range of planned care including outpatients, diagnostics, therapies, day case and inpatient surgery. In addition, a range of local outreach services and diagnostics are provided from community facilities across Morecambe Bay.

Job description
Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay visiting our website

Person Specification

  • GMC Registered
  • Hold a primary medical degree as recognised by the General Medical Council (GMC)
  • Demonstrate satisfactory progress in F1/F2 posts (or equivalent evidence of competence at the time of application)
  • Demonstrate completion of ILS, ALERT or equivalent, valid at the time of application
  • Fitness to practice is up to date and fit to practise safely
  • Be currently in an F2 training post or be an international graduate with appropriate senior experience
  • Should be able to demonstrate achievement of Foundation level competencies .
  • Experience of working in surgical specialities.



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