Fellowship in Lower Limb Arthroplasty

Rotherham, South Yorkshire
08 Jun 2017
06 Jul 2017
Career Level
Full Time

Applications are invited for the post of a Fellow in Lower Limb Arthroplasty commencing 1 October 2017 for 12 months, subject to review and appraisal.

The candidate will be working with Mr. N Garneti, Mr. S Blair and Mr. K Wembridge. This Fellowship is specifically designed for a senior Orthopaedic trainee, who is post FRCS (Orth) exam, Year 6 or post CCT. This Fellowship post does not attract a National Training Number (NTN).

The aim of the Fellowship is to provide clinical training and experience in all aspects of advanced primary and revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. Applicants should have sufficient clinical and surgical experience to undertake routine Hip and Knee arthroplasty without direct supervision. There will be independent operating lists and clinics as part of the job plan.

Active participation in local teaching programmes and training of junior staff is encouraged. 

Fellow will be encouraged to undertake new and ongoing research projects, and will be expected to present and publish his or her work. Active participation in Departmental meetings, Audit and teaching is mandatory. Coordinating the weekly Departmental Arthroplasty meeting, by liaising with the Arthroplasty Nurse Practitioner, will be the responsibility of the Fellow.

Successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in an active and well-organized department, staffed largely by an enthusiastic group of Consultants who run regular teaching sessions and are committed to career progression and furthering education. The Trust has a first class medical library, and substantial facilities for higher education and training are available.

Fellow will be joining an Orthopaedic department staffed by 14 Consultants, 8 middle grades (4 Specialist Registrars, 2 Associate Specialists, 3 Specialty Doctors), 8 St1/2 equivalents ( 2 StRs, 6 Junior Trust Doctors), and 2 F1 Doctors. There are no on calls attached to this position. 

Modern on-site accommodation may be available if required.

This post is subject to CRB checks. 

In accordance with Home Office regulations, applications from candidates who require a work permit to work in the UK may not be considered if there are a sufficient number of suitable candidates from UK/EEA.

Any candidate requiring further information or wishing to visit the Hospital is encouraged to do so by making arrangements with Mr. N Garneti, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, via his secretary on 01709 304 761; Email-garneti.sec@rothgen.nhs.uk

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Closing date: 06 July 2017