Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Knee Revision Surgery)
Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new consultant post with a special interest in Knee Revision Surgery at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
You will become a highly valued member of our multi-disciplinary team, bringing your expertise and skills in orthopaedic procedures.
Our consultants have access to great facilities in a busy, patient focused, rewarding environment.
We perform high volumes of orthopaedic Arthroplasty surgery in our unit and our length of stay averages, for both hip and knee surgery, are significantly below 2 days and we are growing our same day discharge arthroplasty pathways with our enhanced recovery programme. We would welcome surgeons who are able to help to develop this and work with us.
Our orthopaedic surgeons are the core of renowned hospital, with the opportunities for support and learning that this brings.
Main duties of the job
The postholder will be responsible for those patients referred to their care and will undertake clinics, pre-operative assessment, operating lists and ward rounds.
The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic NHS Trust (RJAH)is one of the leading orthopaedic hospitals in the country, with some of the highest levels of staff and patient satisfaction, as well as a strong reputation for research and innovation.
Joining RJAH is more than just a job - we want our people to have the best opportunities to thrive in their role.We have a range of fantastic staff benefits on offer to everyone who joins RJAH and you'll have access to outstanding professional development opportunities and state-of-the-art facilities - including our recently-opened £6 million Headley Court Veterans' Orthopaedic Centre (the first unit of its kind in the UK).RJAH has strong links with a range of universities including Staffordshire, Keele, Glyndwr, Chester and Birmingham.The hospital is located on a site outside Oswestry in Oswestry, just off the A5. The nearest train station is in Gobowen, approximately two miles from the hospital. The station is part of the Chester to Birmingham line.We are based in North Shropshire, close to the border with North and Mid Wales. It is one of the most attractive parts of the country, with a rich historic culture and excellent transport links. It offers outstanding opportunities for anyone who enjoys an outdoor lifestyle or is looking to raise a family.
We are looking for a team player who will actively support the work of the Arthroplasty Unit. Applicants will be able to demonstrate through their application a well-developed interest in arthroplasty surgery, plus a post-specialist registration fellowship in arthroplasty surgery.
Interested candidates will be listed on the Specialist Register for Trauma and Orthopaedics (or be within 6 months of being at the time of interview) and have completed an appropriate post-specialist registration fellowship.
Qualifications and Registration
Experience and specialist knowledge
Audit, Research and Teaching
Certificate of Sponsorship
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