Post CCT Fellow- Upper Limb Orthopaedic Surgery
Barts Health NHS Trust
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We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague to join our dynamic service within Barts Health NHS Trust. Barts Health NHS Trust is one of Britain's leading healthcare providers and the largest trust in the NHS. It was created on 1 April 2012 by bringing together three trusts: Barts and The London NHS Trust, Newham University Hospital NHS Trust and Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust. The new trust has a turnover of approximately £1.1 billion and approximately 15,000 employees.
Together our hospitals - The Royal London in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital (NUH) in Plaistow, St Bartholomew's (Barts) in the City and Whipps Cross in Leytonstone - deliver high quality clinical care to the people of east London and further afield.
The duties of the post holder will include the ward management of elective and emergency inpatients during their hospital admission, surgery and reviewing patients in outpatient clinics under the supervision of the consultant. The post-holder will gain experience in the management of complex upper limb and multiply injured patients at one of Europe's leading and busiest Trauma Centres.
Supervision of the post is lead by Mr L Di Mascio (Clinical Director) and Miss Claire Fitzgerald (Clinical Lead for Upper Limb Surgery), however time is spent with all upper limb consultants from the trust to maximise development and scope of practice. All areas of elective and traumatic shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist surgery are provided.
Main duties of the job
The duties of the post holder will include the ward management of elective and emergency inpatients during their hospital admission, assisting with surgery and reviewing patients in outpatient clinics under the supervision of the consultant. When on-call, the post holder will be expected to manage referred and admitted patients in a team.
A timetable, outlining specific duties, will be developed with the successful applicant depending on individual experience and training needs. The timetable will include on-call duties, protected teaching time, outpatient clinics, ward responsibilities and time spent in both elective and trauma operating theatres. To maintain an on-call commitment for the post holder, they will be part of the on-call rota at Whipps Cross University Hospital at consultant grade.
The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.
Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate, and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.
Barts Health supports The Pregnancy Loss Pledge and commits to supporting their staff through the distress of miscarriage.
Please refer to the job description and person specification for the main responsibilities of this role.
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