Oncolplastic Breast Surgeon

Yeovil, Somerset
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum
24 Jan 2019
24 Feb 2019
General surgery, Other
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic and forward thinking Breast Team at Yeovil District Hospital.  Our highly preforming Trust is consistently rated within the top 10% in England for its cancer and emergency services. We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 200,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in South and East Somerset, and West Dorset.

Our iCARE philosophy is at the heart of all that we do, putting patients first and treating them as if they were part of our family. We value our staff and consistently score highly in staff surveys.

You are invited to apply for the post of Consultant Breast Surgeon. The new appointee will join a team of one other Consultant, one Staff Grade Surgeon and four Breast Care Nurses, working at Consultant level and providing a one stop service rapid breast assessment service for symptomatic patients and patients referred from the Somerset and Dorset Breast Screening Units. There is also the opportunity to perform clinical sessions in Dorset County Hospital as part of collaborative working between the sites breast units.

The Trust sees over 2000 new breast referrals per year and this number continues to grow, and we treat over 170 breast cancers annually. We offer day case breast surgery to the majority of patients, Oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery with close links with the plastic surgery teams in Bristol and Exeter.

The Trust has excellent management framework and robust and inventive processes which have underpinned a series of innovative projects such as Symphony and collaboration with DayCase UK.

You must have full GMC Registration and must be on the Specialist Register or be within six months of completing your CCT from the date of the interview. 

For further details please contact: Miss Caroline Osborne, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon and Lead Clinician for Breast Surgery via secretary on 01935 384252, Rebecca Whittaker Directorate Manager on 01935 384299

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