Consultant Urological Surgeon

Southmead, City of Bristol
30 Oct 2018
25 Nov 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Consultant Urological Surgeon with interest in Penile Cancer and Reconstruction Urology

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Urological Surgeon within the Bristol Urology Institute (BUI). This is a new post to strengthen our subspecialist services and successful candidate will be expected to provide specialist care in penile cancer and reconstruction in addition to general urology care. The postholder will work a flexible job plan of 10PA per week. This will assist the department in achieving its targets in both cancer and non-cancer urology.

Based at Southmead Hospital, Bristol, the BUI is a tertiary referral centre and is the largest Urology department in the South West and one of the largest in the country, offering care for all urological conditions.

The department is well supported by oncologists from the Bristol Haematology and Oncology centre and by a group of experienced and dedicated Cancer Nurse Specialists. We are a close-knit team, across all levels and value collaborative working. We also welcome new ideas as we are constantly striving to improve our service to all our patients.

The department has state of the art theatre facilities including three dedicated urology theatres, one with a Da Vinci Robot to support its oncological work as the Network Centre for Avon, Somerset and Wiltshire. There is a plan for an additional second robot in the next 12 months. The robot is now routinely used for laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, radical cystectomy plus reconstruction, laparoscopic partial nephrectomy and pyeloplasty.

North Bristol NHS Trust is a progressive and ambitious organisation providing hospital and community healthcare. It is a specialist regional centre for Major Trauma, Neurosciences, Plastics and Burns, Orthopaedics and Renal Services with a turnover in excess of £515m. The trust is currently undergoing one of the largest transformation programmes in the NHS having moved into the new £430 million hospital in May 2014.

The Trust has teaching status and is linked with the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England. You will have undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training opportunities and will be actively involved in the training and supervision of Junior Medical Staff and other members of the multidisciplinary team.

The BUI has a long history of urological research which has led to developments in the fields of urodynamics, robotic surgery and cancer care. We are proud of our achievements and keen to continue our successes in to the future.

The appointee is required to reside not more than 30 minutes travel by road from Southmead Hospital, Bristol, for on-call purposes.

Bristol is a vibrant and exciting city with easy access to the West Country, Wales, The Midlands and to London.

Experience and familiarity with UK hospital systems and practices or equivalent is essential.

The successful candidate will be employed under Terms & Conditions of Service for Consultants (England) 2003.

For further details, including a job description, please contact Salah Albuheissi, Director & Clinical Lead in Urology, BUI, Tel: 0117 4144949 or through switchboard.

If you are shortlisted we will contact you by email with details of your interview of which you will need to confirm your attendance.

Please note: CV’s are not used in the shortlisting process. If you are shortlisted your CV will be made available to the Formal and Informal interview panel. For Consultant expenses related to this post, please refer to the document on NHS Jobs

Closing date: 25th November 2018.

Interview date: 12th February 2019.

Salary range: £77,913 to £105,042.

Late applications will not be accepted

Committed to equal opportunities, job share applications welcome

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