Consultant Lower Limb (Knee) Surgeon

Location
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Posted
10 Jul 2018
Closes
05 Aug 2018
Ref
321-S5-1228-MZ
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, part of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust would like to appoint a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon as part of a planned expansion to join a dynamic team of consultant knee surgeons.

We are expanding our service and have a vacancy in the Trauma and Orthopaedic team for a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with special interest in knee surgery. The appointee will be expected to work flexibly within the knee team; and the multi-disciplinary team in the management of patients with complex knee pathology.

The appointee will help support the primary and revision arthroplasty service. You’ll have experience of managing patients requiring revision surgery, including managing patients with prosthetic joint infections.

At times they may be required to support the soft tissue knee service and experience of managing sports knee injuries would be desirable. The successful candidate will have the potential for close collaborative working with research teams in the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Science and a higher degree would be desirable. They will be expected to participate in the on-call rota.

All applications for consultant posts must either be on the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining their CCT at the time of interview.

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 rehabilitation hospital we provide routine and specialist orthopaedic and rheumatology services to the people of Oxfordshire.

The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre maintains a distinguished medical and nursing tradition since its beginning in 1872.

The tradition of clinical excellence 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 surgical staff within both trauma and orthopaedics.    

Candidates are highly recommended to visit the department and hospital and are invited to contact: Mr William Jackson, Lead Consultant – Knee Service, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Email: William.jackson@ouh.nhs.uk Telephone: 01865 737876 or Professor Karen Barker, Clinical Director of Trauma and Orthopaedics Directorate, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Windmill Road, Oxford, Email: Karen.barker@ouh.nhs.uk

To apply and gain further details of the post, please click the apply button. Closing Date: 5 August 2018.