Senior Clinical Fellow in Emergency Surgery

Bristol, City of Bristol, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
3 Dec 2019
2 Jan 2020

Job Description



Applications are invited for this full time post. It is aimed at surgery trainees with at least two years of Specialty Trainee level experience (or overseas equivalent) who with a subspecialty interest in any of the GI surgical subspecialties (colorectal, hepatobiliary, oesophago-gastric (either benign or malignant, bariatrics or undecided). The post would also be suitable for UK surgical trainees wishing to undertake Out Of Programme Experience (OOPE).

The successful applicant would start as soon as all clearance checks have been completed.

This is a newly developed post developed as part of a larger project for development of our emergency surgical services and specifically to further develop emergency ambulatory surgery This has arisen out of a clinically lead Acute Care Business Case. Specifically, the role will include the following:
  • A leadership role (under consultant guidance) in developing and updating ambulatory pathways auditing and monitoring current pathways and implementing new pathways.
  • A leadership role in coordinating quality improvement projects that have been developed with our acute care working group, to be undertaken by our junior doctor workforce, around emergency general surgery and emergency ambulatory surgery. This will be with the support of our Quality Improvement Academy program. We are currently enrolled in the Surgical Ambulatory Emergency care Network which is supporting us with tools to improve our ambulatory care. The successful candidate will build on this project along with the project team.
  • Leading on implementation of a hot gallbladder pathway. Specifically, the fellow would be involved in the RCS Cholecystectomy Quality Improvement Collaborative.
  • Designing and helping to implement new ways of working for junior doctors that will improve flow through our emergency unit and minimise length of stay whilst maximising training opportunities.
  • Helping to supervise and train Advanced Nurse Practitioners and to help design their working practice as part of our emergency surgery ambulatory and admitted areas.

  • Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register or equivalent.


    University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West. With over 9,500 staff, over 100 different clinical services, working in nine hospitals in the centre and to the south of Bristol, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol and beyond.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

    University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

    To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.

  • Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. We may also contact you by texting the mobile number, if provided, on the application form. Due to high volumes of applications, vacancies may be closed before the closing date.
  • As a guide interviews should usually take place within 3 weeks of the closing date.
  • When providing employment reference details, please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your referee must all be known to you in a line manager or professional lead capacity.
  • All staff identified as AT-RISK who meets the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly. Priority will initially be given to University Hospital Bristol employees.

  • Ref: S2093ACK

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