Orthopaedic Education Fellow
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
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The Imperial Orthopaedic Education Fellowship is aimed at a trainee who is post-MRCS and aims to pursue a career in Trauma & Orthopaedics. It offers an opportunity to develop an interest in teaching whilst broadening clinical and research experience.
The post will be based at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust where the post holder will have the opportunity to learn techniques of complex trauma management at one of the busiest Major Trauma Centres in the UK. The successful candidate will also gain exposure to elective orthopaedics at the regional Major Revision Centre at Charing Cross Hospital.
The successful candidate will also be responsible for the coordination, organisation and delivery of the postgraduate T&O teaching programme at FY, CT and SpR level. They will also be in charge of in running the annual Imperial FRCS revision course. The remaining sessions will consist of clinical duties at registrar-level, research and professional development.
As part of their professional development, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to be enrolled on the University of Bath's "MSc in Football Medicine in association with FIFA". This is a part-time distance-learning course beginning in September 2022 and spread over three years. Enrolment will be within the tenure of the Education Fellowship (Sept 2022) but the completion of the MSc is not expected within the year. The course fees for the first year will be paid for by the T&O department.
Main duties of the job
- 6 clinical sessions per week (upper limb trauma, lower limb recon/sports /paediatric)
- outpatient clinics, inpatient cover and trauma / elective operating lists
- operating lists include both supervised trauma theatre cover at St Mary's and elective lists at Charing Cross
- there will be a degree of flexibility to accommodate the successful candidate's preferences and interests
- 4 non-clinical sessions per week. This includes:
- Organising departmental teaching of FY, SHO and SpRs
- Running the annual Imperial FRCS revision course
- MSc in Football Medicine in association with FIFA (optional)
Minimum Entry Requirements:
- MRCS or equivalent
- Completion of Core Surgical Training or equivalent
- Qualified medical doctor with full unrestricted registration with the General Medical Council
- Bachelor of Medicine or Bachelor of Surgery degree
- Candidates are able to speak and write English to the appropriate standard necessary to fulfill the job requirements
At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career. Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.
The statutory requirement to be fully Covid-19 vaccinated as a condition of employment from April 2022 is subject to legislative review. At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, we strongly encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID19. The successful applicant may have contact with patients and service users and as part of our pre-employment checks and risk assessments, we will ask all candidates to confirm whether or not they have been fully vaccinated or have a medical exemption.
As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.
We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share. Please talk to us at interview.
This post is targeted at junior registrars or equivalent seeking to develop their experience in T&O, particularly in major trauma, as well as gaining invaluable portfolio experience in surgical education as well as gaining a higher degree. They will be expected to be on-call for T&O for the Major Trauma Centre, sharing the rota with 15 other registrars. Responsibilities include attending trauma calls; leading the oncall management of patients, running MDTs, as well as attending fracture and elective clinics.They are expected to have passed the MRCS and have completed Core Surgical Training (or equivalent) as a minimum. Due to the clinical and education commitments, this post is designed for applicants with a background and interest in Trauma & Orthopaedics, not for Sports and Exercise Medicine.
The post is across-site (SMH/CXH/HH) but the on-call commitment is shift-based at St Marys on a 1 in 16-18 rota. The job banding is 1B with London allowance.
Relevant experience in specialty/Sub specialty
Teaching & Training
Academic achievements including research/publications
Certificate of Sponsorship
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