Specialty Registrar Lat in General Surgery (ST3 LAT)

NHS Grampian
11 Jun 2018
01 Jul 2018
General surgery
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Applications are invited for a rotational programme vacancy covering General Surgery at Dr Gray’s Hospital, Elgin. This post is available to accommodate a surgeon/trainee at level ST3 for a fixed term of one year, from 1st August 2018 until 6th August 2019.

Dr Gray’s Hospital has 178 in-patient beds of which 30 are surgical. In addition, there is a separate day case unit with 19 beds and trolleys.

There is a 10 bed multidisciplinary HDU and a mixed medical and surgical paediatric ward of 12 beds. There are four operating theatres and an endoscopy suite which are equipped with HD video endoscopy and laparoscopic facilities. Later this year it is hoped to open a Surgical Assessment Unit comprising five beds to deal with emergency cases.

Other specialties on site are General Medicine, Orthopaedics, Obstetrics/Gynaecology, Medical Paediatrics, Gastroenterology, Ophthalmology, ENT, Anaesthesia, Psychiatry, Radiology and Dental Surgery.

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate competencies and skills relevant to general practice type training in hospital including communication, empathy, problem solving and clinical skills. Applicants will be expected to supervise Foundation doctors in certain units.

The Postgraduate Dean confirms that this placement and/or programme has the required educational and Postgraduate Dean’s approval.

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required.

For more information visit www.gmc-uk.org

Applicants may be eligible for excess travel and relocation expenses. Information regarding nationally agreed excess travel and relocation are contained in NHS Circular PCS(DD) 2010/8. NHS Grampian’s relocation policy can be accessed by visiting http://www.scotmt.scot.nhs.uk/

Informal enquiries to Mr Robert McIntyre, Consultant Surgeon, Dr Gray’s Hospital - Tel: 01343 567577.

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Closing date: Sunday 1st July 2018.