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Clinical Fellow in Trauma & Orthopaedics F2/CT Level

Employer
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Truro
Salary
£37,303 to £43,923 per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

Job Details

Applications are invited for Cornwall Clinical Fellow (F2/CT level) in Trauma and Orthopaedics

This post combines clinical work with a 20% commitment to other opportunities on a designated fellow day once per week. These posts are ideally suited if you looking for an F3 /CT3 post. We have an excellent track record in our non-trainees successfully obtaining training posts.

The clinical fellow days are: Medical education in association with University of Exeter Medical School Sports medicine, Research, Audit & Quality Improvement

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is based across three sites, with the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro being the main DGH, with two further hospitals, St Michael's Hospital in Hayle and West Cornwall Hospital.

The trauma service is delivered at the Royal Cornwall Hospital and orthopaedic elective surgery is undertaken at St Michael's Hospital. In addition to working on your own projects, the research posts support an array of NIHR approved RCT's and so develop a thorough and CV enhancing understanding of research within a nationwide context.

The unit has a good reputation for supporting its non-training grade doctors and many of our previous trust doctors and clinical fellows have gone on to successfully apply for specialty training posts. There is regular departmental teaching , strong links with the research department , involved with a number of national multicentre studies with the opportunities for junior doctor involvement.

Main duties of the job

The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is based across three sites. Trauma services delivered at the Royal Cornwall Hospital and orthopaedic elective surgery is undertaken at St Michael's Hospital. In addition to working on your own projects, the research posts support an array of NIHR approved RCT's and so develop a thorough and CV enhancing understanding of research within a nationwide context.

Clinical work is at the level of a F2/CT1. You will also participate in an out of hour's rota. Routine work will include:

  • Assessment and management of in-patients.
  • Assessment and management of acute admissions.
  • Attend ward rounds as timetabled.
  • Attend multi-disciplinary ward meetings.
  • Attend out-patients (where appropriate) and assist with in-patient management.
  • Assessment of patients in the Emergency Department.
  • Fulfil the duties of the weekly timetable including out of hours responsibilities.
  • Maintenance of the highest clinical standards in the management of clinical services.
  • To share with colleagues responsibility for the day-to-day management of the patients within RCHT.
  • To have responsibility for ensuring active participation in continuing medical education (CME).
  • To actively participate in both departmental and Trust matters concerning Clinical Governance and Audit.
  • To attend meetings as appropriate

About us

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is the biggest provider of healthcare services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Our three main sites are Royal Cornwall Hospital Truro, St Michael's Hospital Hayle and West Cornwall Hospital Penzance, our staff and services are available across the region.

The Trust employs 5,000+ staff, has a budget of £380 million and 750 beds

We work with health and social care organisations including NHS Kernow and NHS England to ensure local healthcare needs are met. We provide acute medical, surgical and specialist services to around 500,000 which can increase significantly during busy holiday periods.

The Trust has teaching hospitals status as part of the University of Exeter Medical School. Keeping at the forefront of medical advances, we continually developing clinical services and are committed to maximising the range of specialist care offered locally.

We can offer you a rewarding career in a supportive working environment. We have extensive educational links to help you realise your full potential and develop skills to provide outstanding healthcare to the local community.

Enjoy an outstanding quality of life in a place that offers surfing beaches and fishing harbours to beautiful countryside and historic towns. With clean air, plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities and excellent schools, colleges and universities (including adult education) it is the ideal place for families and for you to develop your own career

Job description
Job responsibilities

PLEASE NOTE: To view the full Job Description and Person Specification, please click the supporting document on the right-hand side

To be an employee of the NHS you need to successfully complete the following:

  • Identity Checks
  • Professional registration and qualification checks
  • Employment history and reference checks
  • Work health assessments
  • Criminal record check standards
  • Right to work checks

For further information please visit:

https://www.nhsemployers.org/topics-networks/employment-standards-and-regulation

  • We reserve the right to close this advert early, or when the allocated number of applications has been reached. Please submit your application at the earliest opportunity.
  • Agency interest will not be considered until this advert has closed.

Person Specification
Qualifications and Eligibility
Essential

  • GMC Registration with a Licence to Practice
  • Eligible to work at Core Level.
  • MB BS (or equivalent medical qualification)

Experience
Essential

  • Demonstrable previous NHS experience.
  • ALS provider or equivalent.
  • Experienced in Clinical Audit and Clinical Governance and the benefits of how this improves the quality of care provided to patients and ensuring this is embedded in clinical practice.
  • Has achieved appropriate level of Foundation

Practical and Intellectual skills
Essential

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills adapts style depending on audience.

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