Locum Paediatric Orthopaedic Consultant
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
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The post holder will be based at Birmingham Children's Hospital, but must expect to hold regular elective clinics, and possibly theatre lists, at one or more of the surrounding hospitals to whom we provide out-reach services. Currently that would include sessions at Russells Hall Hospital. They will participate in the 1 in 8 on call rota at BCH where, in addition to their elective work, they will undertake regular weekday morning Fracture Clinics and Trauma Lists.
Main duties of the job
There is a regular teaching and audit commitment. The new appointee will be obliged to participate in the training of the middle grade and junior trainees. The appointee will be expected to take an active interest in conducting research as well as presenting and publishing relevant clinical findings and research results.
The appointee will be expected to work very closely with their colleagues to deliver this dedicated service to children and their carers. Close communication within the team is fundamental to the delivery of this service, resulting in the pooling of expertise and resources.
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care; more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.
Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.
Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.
Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.
Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.
This post is sabbatical cover for a substantive colleague whose primary interest is foot and ankle surgery but who also has a general paediatrc orthopaedic practice at Russells Hall Hospital. You will be joining a group of six established Paediatric Orthopaedic consultants and one locum consultant. The orthopaedic team includes two foundation year doctors, four Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioners, four orthopaedic middle grade trainees from the Birmingham Orthopaedic Training Program, a Trust Grade doctor, two Paediatric Orthopaedic Fellows, and a CESR trainee from an adjacent region
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