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Applications are invited to work at Junior Specialist Doctor - Higher Level (Equivalent to Grade StR 3+) within the Trauma & Orthopaedic Department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham - a major trauma centre. This post is for a basic 40 hours only and will not include out-of-hours commitments.
(Applicants interested in a post with rota commitments instead are encouraged to search for vacany 304-JSD-D054-23). The post would commence as soon as possible for a six month period.
T&O is a specialty within Division D Group 1, which includes Trauma, Neurosurgery and Hand Surgery. The Divisional Director is Dr A Toogood, and the Clinical Lead is Mr Julian Cooper.
The hospital A&E has 70,000 attendances per year and helicopter landing facilities. The hospital also has an ambulatory care ward incorporating 7 theatres, 2 of which are used exclusively for hand surgery. The New Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham provides an elective and trauma service for the West Midlands. The Centre accepts secondary and tertiary referrals for both civilian and military patients.
A post graduate qualification (MRCS or equivalent) and at least one year of Trauma & Orthopaedic experience with first on-call commitments, preferably at middle grade level, is required. This post will provide exposure to acute and complex trauma at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham which is a University teaching hospital and a Level 1 Trauma Centre in the West Midlands.
The post holder will rotate through a supervised and structured modular base training programme comprising of five modules in the field of trauma. The modules are: Upper limb (Shoulder & Elbow), Lower limb (Knee & Tibia), Foot & Ankle, Lower limb reconstruction (llizarov & pelvis) and Complex military trauma reconstruction.
For further details please contact: Mr Julian Cooper: Apply
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