CR19544 - Consultant in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery

NHS Grampian
14 Apr 2018
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Based between the Orthopaedic Trauma Unit, Aberdeen Royal
Infirmary and the Grampian Elective Orthopaedic Centre, Woodend Hospital, this
post is offered on a whole time basis. The successful candidate will join an
existing department of 22 NHS Surgeons. There is, in addition, an academic
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery comprising a Professor and Senior
Lecturer. This is a general adult Orthopaedic
and Trauma post with an elective sub specialty in Lower Limb Arthroplasty.

The Orthopaedic Department provides a comprehensive trauma
and elective service for patients in Grampian region. In addition, it acts as a
tertiary referral centre for the Highland, Shetland and Orkney regions. There
is an active research and teaching programme.
We are one of the busiest Trauma and Elective units in the United

Aberdeen is a level 1 Trauma Unit, and admits a broad range
of cases from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland and the North Sea. Our unit
is very well supported by a full range of diagnostic and clinical support
It is likely that the University of Aberdeen will accord the
honorary status of Clinical Senior Lecturer to successful candidates.

Aberdeen and the surrounding area is the base for the UK and
European oil industry, and has been voted to have the best "quality of
life" balance of any region in Scotland.

Those trained in the UK should have
evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of
confirmed entry from date of interview or eligibility for specialist
registration (CESR).

Full registration with a license to
practice with the GMC is required. For more information visit

obtain a job description for this post, please click the following link:

CR19544 - Job Description.docx

Informal enquiries should be made to Mr Andrew Johnston,
Clinical Lead, Grampian Elective Orthopaedic Centre, Woodend Hospital, Telor

Closing Date: Friday 11th May 2018

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