Clinical Fellow (Registrar level) in Knee Surgery - Bristol

North Bristol NHS Trust
Bristol (City Centre)
£30,605 - £48,123/Year
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Trauma & OrthopaedicsGrade
Clinical FellowContract
Fixed TermHours
Full TimeJob ref

Southmead HospitalTown
£30,605 - £48,123Closing
04/12/2017 23:59

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Clinical Fellow (Speciality Registrar Level) In Knee Surgery

We wish to appoint a Clinical Fellow in Knee Surgery. This post is to commence in February 2018 until August 2018 for a 6 month fixed term contract only. This post is based at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre at Southmead Hospital. The post holder will be required to work flexibly within the department. Advanced experience in lower limb arthroplasty and recent trauma experience is required for this post

The post is aimed at Registrars wishing to gain fellowship experience in both knee arthroplasty and soft tissue reconstruction. A requirement of the post is to have submitted one peer review paper during the Fellowship

The appointment is based within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at North Bristol NHS Trust. Both the Trauma and Elective services are provided at the newly built Southmead Hospital. The Avon Orthopaedics Centre, Southmead Hospital, is the main elective orthopaedic unit in Bristol, and one of the Regional Specialist Orthopaedic Centres in the UK. Approximately 1000 knee arthroplasty procedures replacements and over 250 ACL reconstructions are performed annually.

The North Bristol Orthopaedic Department currently delivers patient care to the catchment area of approximately 500,000 (pop.), which is expanding. The Trust is a regional centre of Neurosurgery and Plastic surgery. A tertiary referral service for the South West for pelvic and acetabular fractures and for spinal injuries and deformities is provided.

Candidates must have, or be eligible for, GMC registration that allows them to work in posts that are not recognised for training.

This post is not recognised for training and does not have postgraduate deanery approval. However, the job is educationally sound. It is desirable that candidates have experience and familiarity with UK hospital systems and practices or equivalent.

Please note, North Bristol NHS Trust will not pay any interview or relocation expenses in connection with this post.

Late applications will not be accepted

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