Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hip & Knee)
At Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
CONSULTANT TRAUMA & ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON (HIP & KNEE ARTHROPLASTY/REVISION SURGERY)
We are looking for an enthusiastic Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon to work in our dynamic and expanding Orthopaedic team. Full time and part time applications are welcome and the post is available as soon as an ideal candidate is found.
Candidates for this role must have GMC registration and recent experience within the NHS.
You will be expected to possess FRCS (or equivalent qualification), and it is desirable that you are eligible for entry onto the GMC Specialist Register via CCT (proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of interview), CESR or European Community Rights.
The Orthopaedic Department consists of two wards with 50 beds and a full complement of Nursing Staff; many of whom are Orthopaedically trained (ENB 219). The main operating suite comprises five theatres including three with laminar flow ventilation used primarily for Orthopaedics. The day unit has 24 beds and three operating theatres. You will be expected to be involved in teaching of medical staff and medical students. Appropriate research work is also supported by the department. The Orthopaedic service in general has been successful with its purchasers and needs expanding.
Our Hospitals are located in Shrewsbury and Telford and are brimming with exemplary teams of hardworking individuals.
It is a particularly exciting time to join the Trust as we have recently started working collaboratively with the Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle. We are one of only 5 UK hospitals to receive this support, from what is regarded as the safest hospital in the world. This collaboration means employees can benefit from the KPO (Kaizen Promotion Office) and value Stream work, gaining valuable help and guidance regardless of your level of expertise. It poses a unique opportunity to make a difference and we hope you will want to be a part of our journey.