Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hand Wrist & Elbow)
University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust
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Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Specialising in Hand Wrist & Elbow Surgery) UHS MTC are looking to recruit a fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon who is on the specialist register and prepared to lead and develop services within the department.
The appointee will join a team of specialist consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeons delivering a high quality service to the local and regional population. The post covers the full range of hand, wrist and elbow surgery with the exception of paediatrics and complex microsurgery.
Main duties of the job
Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.
For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the 'Job Description and Main Responsibilities' section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated 'Good' by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.
All non-clinical roles may involve a mixture of on site and remote working, Specific details and flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.
WHAT YOULL DO:
There will be the opportunity to surgically manage elective and traumatic conditions. Developing services within the department including audit, research and teaching are an expected part of this role.
The appointee will contribute to the on call rota and to the trauma ward consultant rota, allowing the care group to deliver the high quality responsive service that we aspire to. The appointee will contribute to the development of a modern, responsive outpatient service, using virtual/telephone consultations where appropriate.
WHAT WERE LOOKING FOR
These post-holders will deliver continuous service improvement to their clinical subspecialties, ensuring that UHS is at the forefront of clinical techniques and service delivery modalities. They will be important for the continued improved educational opportunities in this department, including at registrar and at foundation year levels.
Post T&O consultant with specialist interest in upper limb and complex elbow surgery and trauma reconstruction
Individuals wishing to apply must be fully registered with the General Medical Council (GMC) and should be either already on or within 6 months of eligibility to be included on the specialist register of the GMC.
The successful candidate will be employed under the terms and conditions of service for Consultants (England) 2003.
Interviews will be held on 18/12/2023
Job Reference: - MT1089 This vacancy closes on or before: 12/12/2023
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