Junior Clinical Fellow - Trauma and Orthopaedics
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
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The Junior Clinical Fellow post can be for a period of 6 or 12 months. The post holder will hold full GMC registration and have MRCS or equivalent experience consisting of previous experience in orthopaedics and trauma at SHO level preferably, but not essential at middle grade level
Main duties of the job
The department is staffed by 12 Consultants, 9 Middle Grades, 7 SHO level doctors and 4 FY1 doctors. There are 29 acute beds shared between 12 consultants and 15 elective beds in a separate purpose built facility. We also have dedicated Ortho/Physician consultants and an Associate Specialist who support the elderly trauma patients.
Based in the North East of England we provide a range of hospital and community health services from our leading facilities, including the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Blaydon urgent care centre and Bensham Hospital, all within Gateshead.
Established in 2005, we were one of the first foundation trusts in the country and since then have consistently achieved the highest levels of care for patients.
We now employ around 4,800 staff and currently provide 444 hospital beds across the Gateshead region.
Our values should be the 'golden thread' which runs through everything we do - they are the core of who we are. Our five values can easily be remembered by the simple acronymICORE; Innovation, Care, Openness, Respect, Engagement.
We have a number of staff networks including the BAME network, D-Ability network, LGBTQ+ Network and the Women's Network, to challenge us and help us to constantly improve. Our armed forces network is one of our emerging networks.
The health and wellbeing of our staff is one of our highest priorities, and we offer a range of support and initiatives as part of our 'Balance' programme balancegateshead.com to cater for our diverse workforce, so that your individual needs can be supported, allowing you a happy and healthy working experience with us.
In addition to great clinical experience, we expect our fellows to take a lead in research and present 2 research projects per 12 months with at least one being published. Fellows will be involved in both elective and trauma clinics and theatres, including non-resident 1:7 on-call rota. Each fellows role will reflect their seniority and they will be expected to show excellent leadership & management skills.
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