Consultant Urologist (interest in Paediatric Surgery)
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
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You will join a diverse and progressive team of 10 consultants with full on-call support 24/7 with middle grades and associate specialists. We have a dedicated urology suite adjacent to the Urology Ward at our base site Kent and Canterbury Hospital located in the historic and world heritage city of Canterbury. The department is co-located with interventional radiology, renal medicine with a large dialysis unit, intensive care unit and vascular surgery. We are a dedicated cancer specialist unit providing robotic surgery for both pelvic and upper tract surgery. We have a brand new on-site lithotripter within a dedicated lithotripsy suite and patient waiting area. The unit also has a renowned reconstruction service for urethral stricture disease. We are pleased to be developing a bespoke BPH surgery service with all novel therapies offered. The LA perineal prostate biopsy service is well established.
Main duties of the job
The applicants will have a broad based training in urological Surgery. They should have Specialist Recognition in Urological Surgery. They must be able to integrate well within the department and help deliver urological services to the local population. They should understand cancer pathways and routine non-cancer diagnostic pathways. They should be able to be on-call and supply urological advice and assistance in emergencies. The successful applicant will participate in the weekly cancer MDT meeting. The role will encompass general urology, with the opportunity to develop a specialist interest to fit in with the department's needs, and develop new technologies and techniques.
We are one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with fivehospitals and community clinics serving a local population of around 800,000 people. Our vision is 'great healthcare from great people'. Everything we do is guided by our values: 'People feel cared for, safe, respected and confident that we are making a difference'.
We have a new way of working at East Kent Hospitals, called 'We care'. It's about empowering frontline staff to lead improvements day-to-day. We're looking for compassionate people to be part of our improvement journey for the patients, families and carers we care for every day.
We're on an exciting journey of transformation. With a new Medical School at the centre of our community, a focus on research, clinical leadership and making our trust a rewarding and friendly place to work, there's never been a better time to join us.
*This role attracts a recruitment premium of £20,000 for substantive appointments*
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