Consultant Surgeon - Colorectal Surgery x 2
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The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services. We have been nationally recognised for providing excellence in healthcare; we are home to the busiest and most technologically advanced Cardiac Centre in the West Midlands. We have a strong research focus; the Trust hosts the Clinical Research Network West Midlands (CRN WM), which is part of the National Institute for Health Research, the clinical research delivery arm of the NHS. This alliance makes sure that clinical research occupies the place it deserves and is a driver to improve patient care.
Will you join us on this journey? Here’s more about the role and what we are looking for.
Consultant Surgeon - Colorectal Surgery x 2
Department of General Surgery
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
We are looking for two Consultant General Surgeons with a special interest in colorectal surgery. You will work within a team of 9 Colorectal Surgeons.
You will work closely with the Trust’s General Surgery team and will take a full part in the General Surgical emergency rota. Currently a 1:10 rota.
The Colorectal Team work as a sub-specialty team, cross covering each other for leave and providing a 365-day consultant led service for patients under their care.
The Department welcomes applicants with a specified sub-specialty interest and you will be encouraged and supported to develop this interest further in order to complement the existing team
We are a tertiary centre for early rectal cancer and minimally invasive surgery is well established within the colorectal team including trans anal microsurgery (TEM). There is an established ano-rectal physiology laboratory supported by Clinical Nurse Specialists with a special interest in functional bowel disorders and colonic irrigation. The lab includes a 3D endoanal ultrasound scanner dedicated to colorectal surgery.
The Trust has two sites for out-patient and elective surgical activity at New Cross Hospital and Cannock Chase Hospital. As part of the team, you will be expected to participate in delivering services on both sites.
You must have full GMC registration, and have or be eligible for inclusion on the Specialist Register within 6 months of the interview date. This post will be offered in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of Service (England) for the new Consultant contract.
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is a reputable large tertiary and district general hospital that provides good clinical outcomes across a comprehensive range of services. It has a record of achieving high quality care for its patients.
This is an exciting time to join the Trust; we welcome applicants who wish to seek further information or visit. Please contact the following to arrange a visit or for an informal discussion:
Mrs Sanaa Elgaddal, Clinical Director on 01902 307999, Ext 5975
Mr Graham Williams, Lead Consultant Colorectal Surgeon on 01902 307999, Ext 5970
Interview date: 26th June 2018
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