Consultant Paediatric Hand Surgeon with a commitment in Plastic Surgery
Start Date: 1.8.2019
Plus an on call rota of 1: 6 (could be subject to change)
Applications are invited for a new and exciting post offering a unique opportunity to be part of an expanding specialist Children’s Hand and Upper Limb Service at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust.
Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is the foremost specialist Children’s Hospital for Birmingham and the West Midlands, and serves the paediatric needs of a population of 5.8 million offering all main paediatric services. This Foundation Trust Hospital enjoys a national and international reputation in Hand Surgery but other specialist areas including craniofacial surgery, liver transplantation, cardiac surgery and neonatal surgery and has just recently undergone a successful merger with the Birmingham Women’s Hospital.
The appointee will be mainly involved with the Children’s Hand and Upper Limb Service, working closely with Orthopaedic services and other specialties offering a weekly Congenital Hand and Upper Limb clinic, an Obstetric Brachial Plexus Service, management of Complex Congenital Forearm Deformities with limb lengthening, dedicated Arthrogryposis clinics, Cerebral palsy clinics, vascular anomalies clinic and management of all types of complex congenital and acquired upper limb conditions, in addition to being part of a team supporting general paediatric Plastic Surgery including reconstructive and microsurgery .
As well as Hand Surgery, the Paediatric Plastic Surgery department offers a comprehensive service including Craniofacial, Cleft lip and Palate, Ear Reconstruction and Burns Surgery. There is an on call rota of 1: 6 for this role (could be subject to change)
There are opportunities for research and teaching with close collaboration between the Birmingham University, Aston University and Birmingham Institute of Paediatric Plastic Surgery.
For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact: Dr Andrea Jester, Clinical Lead Hand and Upper Limb Service on 0121 333 8285.
Alternatively to apply, please click the apply button. Closing date: 14th May 2019. Proposed interview date: 30th May 2019 (could be subject to change).