Junior Clinical Fellow (ST1/2) in Neurosurgery

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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill, London
£32,767 to £42,653 pa inc HCAP
30/10/2017 23:59


Junior Clinical Fellow (ST1-2) in Neurosurgery

Starting November 2017 as well as February 2018 for a period of 6 months(option to extend)

King’s is one of the largest Neuroscience centres in the UK with a national and international reputation for excellence. The Regional Neurosciences Unit at Kings College Hospital contains departments of Neurosurgery, Neurology, Neuroradiology, Neurophysiology, Clinical Neuropsychology, Neuro Rehabilitation and Neuropathology. There are 4 fully equipped dedicated neurosurgical operating theatres, with separate Neurosurgical theatre staff and neuroanaesthetic teams for elective and emergency work. King’s functions as one of the four fully designated Major Trauma Centres.

We are looking for highly motivated doctors to work in the expanding Neurosciences Department, Kings College Hospital who are considering a career in acute medicine, anesthesia/critical care, neurology, neurosurgery or related disciplines.

The post holder will be responsible for delivering care to acutely unwell neurosurgical patients in a level 2 care setting and will be expected to participate fully in the departmental neuroscience training programs. Trust grade doctors have the same educational and training opportunities as training grade doctors however this post is not recognized for training purposes.

Duties will include but not limited to:

Day to day care of patients admitted to the neurosurgical department
admission, clinical examination
co-ordination of investigation
pre-assessment of elective neurosurgical patients
Haemodynamic Monitoring and Manipulation
Specific pre and postoperative management of neurosurgical/neurology patients
Management of acute brain injury with invasive neuromonitoring
To be considered for the role, the successful candidate will possess the following:

GMC registration
Degree from recognized medical school
ALS (or equivalent) within 2 years
Research experience, presentations, publications
Previous experience at SHO/JCF level
Ability to prioritise clinical need
Experience and ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams
Demonstrable knowledge of evidence-informed practice
First class written and oral communication skills
MRCP I or MRCS I or FRCA (Primary)
The successful candidate will join a dynamic team and be able to attend theatres and teaching clinics on a regular basis. There is a robust program of educational supervision and a teaching program aimed specifically at the ST1-3 level trainees and non-training grade post holders. The department has an excellent record of career advancement in neurosurgery for previous post-holders and provides unique experience.

Informal enquires are welcomed and may be addressed to Mr. Bassel Zebian, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Training Program Director, Neurosurgery bassel.zebian@nhs.net

Closing date: 30/10/2017

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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Bassel Zebian

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King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill
0203 299 9000