Consultant Pelvic Cancer Urological Surgeon

Location
Canterbury, Kent
Salary
£76,761 - £103,490
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
01 Sep 2017
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Urology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Kent & Canterbury Hospital
Surgical Services

We have an exciting opportunity for a Consultant Pelvic Cancer Urological Surgeon. 

The Urology department is part of the Surgical Division which en-compasses all Trust wide surgical specialties, Anaesthetics, Critical Care and Chronic Pain. The department has an onsite ESWL lithotripter together with an interventional radiology department.  The East Kent Urology Department is the largest department in Kent and Medway currently comprising of nine consultants, looking to expand to ten. The department is centralised at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital and is highly productive, treating a broad range of general and specialist urological conditions. The department has a dedicated urology ward and emergency area, specialist nursing support for cancer, benign conditions, and emergency care.   It is a designation specialist robotics unit, offering high volume robotic prostatectomy, cystectomy and renal surgery. In addition the department offers a stone service performing PCNL, ESWL, flexible ureterorenoscopy and laser lithotripsy. The department is complemented by two outpatient diagnostic and therapeutic centres, at KCH and the Derry Unit, Folkestone and offers outpatient services additionally at Margate, Dover and Ashford.

Providing person-centered, high quality and effective care is at the top of our agenda and we pride ourselves in demonstrating our values that people feel cared for, safe and confident that we are making a difference in everything we do.

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust (EKHUFT) is one of the largest hospital trusts in UK serving a population of over 750,000. University status was gained in August 2008, reflecting our training provision for doctors and in particular, our undergraduate medical students.  

For further information about this post and to make arrangements for visits to the department, please contact Tiffany Vinton, PA to the Divisional Director and Divisional Medical Director, email: tiffany.vinton@nhs.net ext: 725 3650.

To apply please click the apply button quoting reference number: 344-MED2352SSK.

Closing date: 1st September 2017.
 

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