LAS Specialty Registrar in Trauma & Orthopaedics

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 30 July 2024

Job summary

We are recruiting for Trust Grade Registrar to join the Trauma & Orthopaedic department on a fixed term basis for 6 months with a view to extend to 12 months. There are multiple posts available to start as soon as possible.

Main duties of the job

These are excellent opportunities for someone looking to gain more orthopaedic experience before applying for National ST selection in Trauma and Orthopaedics.

By the end of the year we would expect you to independently perform hip hemiarthroplasty, DHS, gamma nail of femur, ankle fixation, external fixation of tibia, MUA of common paediatric fractures, K wiring of wrists etc.

Depending on the allocation of your firms you will also gain experience of a variety of elective orthopaedic procedures. You will also become confident in the outpatient management of common fractures.

About us

The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest District General Hospitals in the country. The hospital achieved Foundation Trust status on 1st June 2006.

The hospital provides all those services normally associated with a very large District General Hospital. The hospital provides services on a single site for all the major specialities including Accident and Emergency, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Intensive Care, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Genitourinary Medicine, Ophthalmology, ENT, Maxillo-Facial surgery, paediatrics (including a NICU), general medicine (including all major medical specialities including CCU, Renal Unit, ITU and gastroenterology), radiotherapy and oncology, and all the general surgical specialities.

Date posted

03 July 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Doctor - other

Salary

£43,923 to £55,329 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

6 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

193- MS1536PCG

Job locations

Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road

Reading

RG1 5AN


Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be encouraged to deliver at least 1 audit project during the 12 months and you will be given the opportunity to join on-going departmental research projects.

You will be working on a level equivalent to Middle Grade.

You will be an integral part of a team working for a consultant. You will attend your consultants elective lists and elective clinics. You will also be rostered for fracture clinics and regular trauma lists.

You may be expected to travel between hospital sites to attend peripheral clinics at West Berkshire Community Hospital, Newbury, Bracknell Healthspace and / or Townlands Hospital, Henley.

You will form part of the senior tier of on call duties joining a rota that is a resident on call rota.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be encouraged to deliver at least 1 audit project during the 12 months and you will be given the opportunity to join on-going departmental research projects.

You will be working on a level equivalent to Middle Grade.

You will be an integral part of a team working for a consultant. You will attend your consultants elective lists and elective clinics. You will also be rostered for fracture clinics and regular trauma lists.

You may be expected to travel between hospital sites to attend peripheral clinics at West Berkshire Community Hospital, Newbury, Bracknell Healthspace and / or Townlands Hospital, Henley.

You will form part of the senior tier of on call duties joining a rota that is a resident on call rota.

Person Specification

Professional Qualifications

Essential

  • Full registration with the GMC with a current licence to practice.
  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification.
  • Expected to have gained MRCS

Clinical Skills

Essential

  • Capacity to apply sound clinical knowledge & judgement & prioritise clinical need
  • Demonstrates appropriate technical competence & evidence of development of excellent diagnostic skills & judgement?validated logbook documentation of surgical exposure to date

Desirable

  • Attendance at relevant courses, e.g., ATLS, Basic Surgical Skills, CCrISP or equivalent

Research, Teaching and Audit

Essential

  • Demonstrates understanding of the basic principles of audit, clinical risk management & evidence-based practice
  • Understanding of research basic research principles, methodology & ethics, with potential to contribute to research
  • Evidence of contributing to teaching & learning of others

Desirable

  • Evidence of relevant academic & research achievements, e.g. degrees, prizes, awards, distinctions, publications, presentations, other achievements.
  • Evidence of active participation in audit
  • Evidence of participation in risk management and/or clinical/laboratory research

Eligibility

Essential

  • Evidence of achievement of Foundation competences from a UKFPO affiliated Foundation Programme or equivalent by time of appointment in line with GMC standards/ Good Medical Practice
  • Evidence of achievement of CT/ST1 competences in this specialty by time of appointment
  • At least 12 months' experience in Surgical Specialties (not including Foundation modules) by time of appointment

Career Progression

Essential

  • Ability to provide a complete employment history
  • Evidence that career progression is consistent with personal circumstances
  • Evidence that present achievement and performance is commensurate with totality of period of training

Commitment to Speciality

Essential

  • Shows realistic insight into surgery (& subspecialty if appropriate) and the demands of a surgical lifestyle
  • Demonstrates knowledge of training programme & commitment to own development
  • Shows critical & enquiring approach to knowledge acquisition
  • Commitment to self-directed learning & reflective/analytical approach to Practice

Desirable

  • Extracurricular activities / achievements relevant to surgery (and/or surgical subspecialty where relevant)
Person Specification

Professional Qualifications

Essential

  • Full registration with the GMC with a current licence to practice.
  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification.
  • Expected to have gained MRCS

Clinical Skills

Essential

  • Capacity to apply sound clinical knowledge & judgement & prioritise clinical need
  • Demonstrates appropriate technical competence & evidence of development of excellent diagnostic skills & judgement?validated logbook documentation of surgical exposure to date

Desirable

  • Attendance at relevant courses, e.g., ATLS, Basic Surgical Skills, CCrISP or equivalent

Research, Teaching and Audit

Essential

  • Demonstrates understanding of the basic principles of audit, clinical risk management & evidence-based practice
  • Understanding of research basic research principles, methodology & ethics, with potential to contribute to research
  • Evidence of contributing to teaching & learning of others

Desirable

  • Evidence of relevant academic & research achievements, e.g. degrees, prizes, awards, distinctions, publications, presentations, other achievements.
  • Evidence of active participation in audit
  • Evidence of participation in risk management and/or clinical/laboratory research

Eligibility

Essential

  • Evidence of achievement of Foundation competences from a UKFPO affiliated Foundation Programme or equivalent by time of appointment in line with GMC standards/ Good Medical Practice
  • Evidence of achievement of CT/ST1 competences in this specialty by time of appointment
  • At least 12 months' experience in Surgical Specialties (not including Foundation modules) by time of appointment

Career Progression

Essential

  • Ability to provide a complete employment history
  • Evidence that career progression is consistent with personal circumstances
  • Evidence that present achievement and performance is commensurate with totality of period of training

Commitment to Speciality

Essential

  • Shows realistic insight into surgery (& subspecialty if appropriate) and the demands of a surgical lifestyle
  • Demonstrates knowledge of training programme & commitment to own development
  • Shows critical & enquiring approach to knowledge acquisition
  • Commitment to self-directed learning & reflective/analytical approach to Practice

Desirable

  • Extracurricular activities / achievements relevant to surgery (and/or surgical subspecialty where relevant)

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road

Reading

RG1 5AN


Employer's website

https://www.royalberkshire.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road

Reading

RG1 5AN


Employer's website

https://www.royalberkshire.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Amr Elkhouly

Amr.Elkhouly@royalberkshire.nhs.uk

Date posted

03 July 2024

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Grade

Doctor - other

Salary

£43,923 to £55,329 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

6 months

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

193- MS1536PCG

Job locations

Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road

Reading

RG1 5AN


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