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Clinical Fellow (Higher/Senior) in Plastic Surgery

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Job description

Applications are invited for a full time Clinical Fellow (Higher/Senior) in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with an interest in Microsurgery. The post is available from 05 February 2020 for 6 to 12 months.

You will join our team of fifteen Consultant Plastic Surgeons, three with a specialist interest in Breast Reconstruction, three with a specialist interest in Head and Neck reconstruction (including surgery for facial palsy) and three with a special interest in Limb reconstruction.

You will have the opportunity to be involved with a large number of microsurgical procedures carried out by the department and will take on greater levels of responsibility as the post progresses. We are a Major Trauma Centre covering the East of England and you will have the opportunity to manage complex Limb reconstructions. We also have a Microsurgical Laboratory for you to use and improve your skills.

You will be asked to support the general Plastic Surgery service. You will be expected to contribute to departmental activity including the training of junior staff and allied professionals, research, and clinical audit. You will be given an excellent opportunity to further your skills and potentially become a leader in the field of microsurgical reconstruction. There is on call commitment expected with this post.

This post would best suit a senior trainee who holds a CCT and wishes to maximise the microsurgical experience prior to obtaining a definitive consultant post.

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.

Cambridge University Health Partners, the academic health sciences centre, in conjunction with the Institute of Continuing Education at The University of Cambridge are pleased to offer a one year Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Medicine to all clinicians employed in Cambridge.

Company Description

Cambridge University Hospitals is one of the largest and best known trusts in the country. As the local hospital for our community we deliver care through Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie hospitals. We are also a leading national centre for specialist treatment, a government-designated comprehensive biomedical research centre, one of only six academic health science centres in the UK and a university teaching hospital with a worldwide reputation. Building on these different elements, our vision is to improve people’s quality of life through innovative and sustainable healthcare.
Job Details
  • REF: 180-CFH-3027
  • Sector: Hospitals
  • Specialty: Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
  • Position: Fellowship
  • Type: Full-Time