Consultant in Urology (2 posts)

Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary between £77,913 - £105,042
17 Dec 2018
18 Feb 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

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Applications are invited for 2 posts of consultant in urology. These are new posts and the successful candidates will join a dynamic team of six consultants providing urological services in Sandwell and West Birmingham. Each Consultant has developed a special interest to provide a service in the different urological subspecialties. The post holders will have a thorough training in all aspects of general urology and be expected to develop a special interest to complement those of the team. For one of the posts expertise in Upper Tract Laparoscopic surgery is highly desirable.

The Trust is one of the largest Teaching Trusts in the UK, employing around 7500 staff, serving a population of over 500,000 and having around 1000 beds. In partnership with CCGs and Local Authorities the Trust is seeking to deliver an ambitious redevelopment of local health services including new models of care and facilities. The plan includes a new state of the art acute hospital, the Midland Metropolitan Hospital, which is set to be completed in the next few years. The Midland Met will have dedicated urology theatre and wards. Lithotripsy is provided on site within the Birmingham Treatment Centre by a visiting mobile service.

The Trust has a very good reputation for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching with strong links to the University of Birmingham and Health Education West Midlands. The Trust is home to a number of University departments and we are now looking to develop research capacity in a number of specialties in the Trust including Urology and General Surgery, so there is likely to be opportunities to become involved in research activities.

Birmingham is a vibrant, multi-cultural city and it is a very exciting place to live and work. It has a population of 1.1 million, the youngest in Europe. Its residents speak over 140 languages and blend different cultures and nationalities with history that is rich in industrial heritage.

Applicants must possess full registration with the GMC, FRCS Urol (or equivalent) and a higher qualification is desirable. It is essential that applicants are either included on the GMC Specialist Register in Urology or be within 6 months of receiving their Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) or equivalent at the time of the interview.

For an informal discussion, please contact Mr Ugo Otite, Consultant Urologist and Specialty Lead for Urology & Vascular on 0121 507 2933 and/or Mr Tariq Sami, Consultant Urologist on 0121 507 3544, Mr John Parkin, Consultant Urologist on 0121 507 3456.

Closing date: 18th February 2019

Proposed Interview date:  11th March 2019

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