Specialty Doctor in Orthopaedics

Recruiter
NHS Dumfries and Galloway
Location
Greenhill
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
14 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
NHS Dumfries and Galloway are looking to appoint a Specialty Doctor to join an outstanding Orthopaedic service. The successful candidate will join the team at an exciting time with the opening of the brand new Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. This new state of the art facility will serve as district general hospital for the region and will bring together a range of services to deliver new Models of Care which will lead to improved patient experience, improved patient flow and more efficient ways of working for our staff. The new facility will incorporate 100% single rooms, Combined Assessment unit, Theatres complex, Critical Care Unit and Out Patients Department.

The role will include providing support in the provision of:

- Theatre sessions
- Outpatient clinics
- Trauma Clinics
- Clinical admin
- Ward round
- SPA

Experience in Orthopaedic Surgery will be required to enable the successful applicant to function competently within the team.

Dumfries and Galloway’s Orthopaedic service is well developed and includes the provision of joint replacement, arthroscopy, upper limb and paediatric surgery (excluding spinal surgery). The service provides a range of outpatient services (with plaster and x-ray facilities) and is also supported by Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Orthotic services.

This post is a real opportunity as we are now working in a brand new District General Hospital. The post is initially for 6 months with a potential extension.