Consultant in Orthopaedics with a subspecialist interest in Arthroplasty
We are looking to appoint a substantive Consultant within the Trauma, Orthopaedic & Rheumatology Directorate to begin as soon as possible. The post is for a consultant trauma & orthopaedic surgeon with a subspecialist interest in Arthroplasty surgery; appropriate fellowship training in this field would be expected.
The successful candidate will join an expanding team of 21 consultant orthopaedic surgeons with special interests in trauma, paediatrics, revision arthroplasty, pelvic and acetabular trauma surgery, shoulder and elbow, knee, foot and ankle, hand and wrist, spinal, and rheumatoid surgery. The successful candidate will be expected to embrace our team working philosophy and engage in our multidisciplinary approach.
Derriford Hospital is the designated Major Trauma Centre for the South West Peninsula. A proven interest and appropriate training in all aspects of trauma care will be required
Undergraduate Medical Education
Plymouth University Peninsular School of Medicine and Dentistry (PUPSMD) has been praised by the GMC for its innovative approach to undergraduate medical education. The curriculum is based around problem based learning and has been highly ranked by our graduates in how they felt prepared for postgraduate medicine. Your role will include important opportunities to engage with undergraduate education, in both the hospital environment and the school itself, to continue this vital job of producing tomorrow’s doctors and allied health care professionals.
For more information or an informal discussion, please contact: Mr Mark Westwood, Service Line Director, alternatively, please click the apply button.