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Senior Clinical Fellow in Upper Gastro Intestinal Surgery

NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow

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Upper Gastro Intestinal
NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow
Fixed Term 12 months
Full Time
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Royal Preston Hospital
£31,217 - £49,086 per annum
20/03/2019 23:59

We are looking for a Senior Clinical Fellow to join our Upper Gastro Intestinal Surgery Department.  The successful candidate will work with the existing established Upper GI Surgery team which is led by six Consultant Surgeons.

The Senior Clinical Fellow will provide an Upper GI and General Surgery service which will include:

  • Providing a high quality general surgical service including inpatient, day case and outpatient services, and an emergency on-call commitment.
  • Assisting consultants in the supervision and teaching of junior medical staff.
  • Participating in clinical audit.
  • Contributing to departmental administrative needs.
  • Attending Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings.
  • Contributing to clinical research.

The unit has a well-established practice in laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery, specialist oesophago-gastric cancer services, core DGH elective, ambulatory and emergency services. 

The post holder would take part in a programme of theatre, clinic and ward based activities designed as far as possible to complement their interests.  They would also participate in a 1:10 middle grade on call rota providing experience in a wider range of surgical emergencies including major trauma, the unit being the trauma centre for Lancashire and South Cumbria. 

The applicant would also be encouraged to take a leading role in ward based care of patients under the guidance of the unit’s consultants.

This will be fixed term initially for 12 months with the possibility of a further 12 months extension.  

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Informal enquiries should be made to Mr Kish Pursnani, Clinical Director for Upper GI Surgery (01772 523595)

If you have problems applying, contact

01257 247721