Specialty Doctor

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
£37,923 to £70,718
28 Mar 2018
22 Apr 2018
General surgery
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: General Surgery
Milton Keynes
Salary: £37,923 to £70,718 per annum
Programmed Activities: 10 
Additional Programmed Activities: 2 (The requirement for you to undertake additional Programmed Activities will be reviewed annually)

Applications are invited to apply for a Specialty Doctor post in General Surgery at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

This post typically involves working on a resident on call rota, so depending on agreement, this post would normally exceed the basic 10 PA full time contract. 

The General Surgery CSU consists of 20 Consultants, 1 Associate Specialist, 12 Specialty Doctors, 2 Trust Doctors, 3 Senior House Officers and 12 FY1s.

The successful candidates will be expected to have GMC Registration and Medical degree & FRCS/MRCS or equivalent. They should have a minimum of 4 years’ experience at Registrar level in General and Emergency Surgery and to be able to fully fulfil the role of a Registrar on call. The candidate should have the ability to manage common surgical emergencies including Laparoscopic Appendectomy, Perforated DU, Hartmanns Procedure and Exploratory Laparotomies.

The successful applicant will be expected to participate in teaching both under and postgraduate students associated with the University of Buckingham and will also be expected to support colleagues doing these activities as part of his or her arranged job plan.

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital. This allows us to attract, train and retain the best doctors.

This is an important step towards establishing the Trust as a first class centre of teaching excellence. The first students arrived on wards in May 2015 and a medical school building is under construction, which will create exciting opportunities in the future for all staff in the fields of clinical research and education. 

This exciting new phase will include opportunities for undergraduate and post graduate teaching, enhanced research facilities. A teaching and research background would be highly advantageous when applying for this position. 

We believe the continued growth of the hospital will allow us to expand and improve our services to offer the very best care to the people of Milton Keynes, and beyond.

Located just 50 miles north of London, Milton Keynes has excellent access to the capital whilst being centrally located for Oxford and Cambridge and having ease of access to the north. Lying in attractive countryside, Milton Keynes offers first class facilities for sport, theatre, music, shopping and dining. 

Potential applicants are encouraged to visit the department should they wish. 

Apply for this position by clicking the apply button and quoting the reference number.

For more information please contact Mr Richard O’Hara, CSU Lead, on 01908 996766

We reserve the right to close posts early if we receive a sufficient volume of applications. Unfortunately only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Milton Keynes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 22nd April 2018 
Interview Date is: 1st May 2018 – PM

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