Job Title: Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Area of Work: Breast Reconstruction and Trauma Plastic Surgery
Employer: Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
Department: Plastic Surgery
Salary: £75,249 – £101,451
Job Reference: 381-42924-634
Closing Date: 13/09/2013
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Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Applications are invited for this post at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospital NHS Trust. The post will require the successful applicant to work mostly at City Hospital Birmingham but also at Sandwell General Hospital.
The post holder would be expected to support and contribute to the development of breast reconstructive services in the Trust. There will also be a commitment to general plastic surgery and trauma.
The current combined service reflects that of a small sub regional unit, as defined by BAPRAS. The Breast Reconstruction Service is based at the City Hospital and is closely integrated with the Department of Breast Surgery. There is a strong Multidisciplinary Team element with a weekly MDT and combined operation lists four days a week. At full complement, the breast reconstructive team comprises five breast surgeons and three plastic surgeons. We see about 500 breast cancers per year and undertake 100 breast reconstructions per year. In addition, we receive out of area referrals for specialist breast reconstructions.
A full range of breast reconstructive techniques are currently offered and the successful candidate would be expected to complement the existing work of the department.
The directorate also provides Hand surgery, including emergency work, rehabilitation and combined clinics are undertaken at Sandwell hospital
The post holder must be able to demonstrate the ability to work as a member of a team.
There is a full postgraduate programme supported by a modern Medical Education Centre and clinical library with good IT links. The appointee will be expected to contribute to the teaching of medical students and junior doctors. There are close links with the University of Birmingham and the successful applicants may be granted honorary senior lecturer status within the University. An interest in and ability to undertake research would be welcomed.
The department of plastic surgery has close links with Neurophysiology, Rheumatology, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy. There are multidisciplinary clinics with all these specialities. Skin cancer MDT meetings are held with Dermatology.
Applications should have passed the FRCS examination in Plastic Surgery and should demonstrate commitment to breast reconstructive surgery and should have undertaken further training in this subspecialty.
Applications must be included on the GMC Specialist Register or be within 6 months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT at the time of the interview.
For informal discussions, please contact : Mr. Misra Budhoo, Divisional Director –Surgery A on 0758118505, Mr Atul Khanna, Clinical Director –Plastic Surgery on 0121 507 3455 and Mr Guy Sterne, Consultant Plastic Surgeon on 0121 507 5961
To obtain an application form and job description please contact Vivian Brobbey-Sarpong, Medical Staffing Department, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH. Tel: 0121 507 5046 Email: email@example.com
Closing date: 13th September 2013
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Please apply online via NHS jobs at our website www.swbh.nhs.uk
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If you require any further advice regarding your application, please ring the appropriate number below
Centralised Recruitment team on 0121 507 5070
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Medical Staffing on 0121 507 4362
Please note the closing date may change if there is a high response, therefore please ensure that you apply for the post you are interested in as soon as possible.
Please note that we are unable to contact all applicants after shortlisting stage due to cost implications, therefore if you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date; please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion
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