Trust Doctor in HPB & Transplant
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
This job is now closed
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, engaging and committed individual to work in Newcastle Hospitals trust. This post is designed to suit an individual with an interest in HPB and Transplant Surgery who is looking for a broad experience in HPB, Liver, Kidney and Pancreas transplantation.
The senior trainee will have completed core training and will have passed MRCS, in addition the candidate needs to have experience of HPB surgery at CT or ST level.
The post(s) is to commence immediately for 12 months.
Main duties of the job
The individual will co-ordinate the rota for the nurse practitioners and other junior doctors to ensure coverage during working hours. Delivery of night time cover is co-ordinated through the Hospital @ Night team. We expect the post holder also to gain skills in organ retrieval through attending procedures during their contract period, although this is dependent on other members of the team and experience level.
The candidate will make themselves available for theatre and clinical sessions to gain operative and management skills.
There is no formal teaching component to this post, but the successful candidate will be expected to deliver informal support to medical students & other junior doctors.
All staff are encouraged to question and learn from the extensive clinical activities that take place on the unit. There are a number of weekly meetings that provide excellent educational opportunities. These include; Directorate Audit/M and M meeting, MDT and departmental meetings including research and audit updates. There is a regional StR teaching programme at which attendance is encouraged.
This directorate has a strong research pedigree and many ongoing clinical and scientific research projects. The high volume of specialist activity performed in the unit ensures there is a vast opportunity to instigate and perform research/audit projects. Such activity is encouraged and results presented at regional, national and international meetings.
For an informal discussion and further information regarding the opportunity and Directorate, please contact: Mr Colin Wilson on 0191 2448310, or via email at Colin.Wilson6@nhs.net
Closing Date: 2 June 2023
Interview Date: TBC
The post would suit a trainee in Surgery with a special interest in HPB and Transplant. Provide support to the HPB on call rota. This post will provide a solid basis from which to apply for specialist research funding.
This post is attached to HPB and Transplant surgery based in the Freeman Hospital. The individual will work on the ST3+ tier and as such be expected to perform duties and take clinical responsibility to this level.
Education and Qualifications
Clinical Skills and Knowledge
Maintaining Clinical Competence
Clinical Governance, Audit and Research
Communication, Relationships and Working with Colleagues
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