Consultant Rheumatologist

Location
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Posted
01 Mar 2018
Closes
01 Apr 2018
Ref
321-S5-1214-MZ
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Rheumatology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited to apply for the above post for the Orthopaedic and Rheumatology Directorate at the Nuffield Orthopaeidic Centre, Windmill Road, Oxford, OX3 7HE.

The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, part of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust would like to appoint a Consultant Rheumatolo-gist. The successful candidate will form part of the well-established Rheumatology team, and is expected to have an interest in research.

The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre is one of four teaching hospitals that comprise the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We have a worldwide reputation for excellence in orthopaedic, rheumatology and rehabilitation. As a specialist orthopaedic, rheumatology and reha-bilitation hospital we provide routine and specialist orthopaedic and rheumatology services to the people of Oxfordshire.

Specialist services, such as the treatment of skeletal dysplasia, vasculitis, and bone infection and bone tumours, and the rehabilitation of those with limb amputation or congenital deficiency, and those with neurological disabilities are provided for patients from across the UK and abroad. 

The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre maintains a distinguished medical and nursing tradition since it’s beginning in 1872. The tradition of clinical ex-cellence and reputation for first class patient care continues today with a team of dedicated staff and consultants working together to put the care and needs of our patients first. We are an innovative and friendly hospital providing routine procedures and a wide range of specialist services.

The appointee will be expected to work closely with colleagues across all trust sites and be committed to cross-site working. The appointee will be expected to work closely with the existing consultant rheumatologists.     

Candidates are highly recommended to visit the department and hospital and are invited to contact Professor Karen Barker, Clinical Director of Orthopaedic and Rheumatology Directorate, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Windmill Road, Oxford. Email: Karen.barker@ouh.nhs.uk or Dr Julia Newton, Clinical Lead Rheumatology. Email: Julia.newton@ouh.nhs.uk To apply and gain further details of the post please click the apply button. Closing Date: 1 April 2018.