Senior Clinical Fellow in Major Trauma/Emergency Surgery

Medical & Dental

Main area
Trauma and Emergency General Surgery
Grade
Medical & Dental
Contract
Fixed term for 6months with possibility of extension
Hours
Full Time 48 Hours Per Week
Job ref
213-UPACS-0177
Employer
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Denmark Hill London
Town
London
Salary
£48,370 per annum inc London weighting
Closing
21/02/2018 23:59

SENIOR CLINICAL FELLOW in Trauma and Emergency General Surgery  to commence April 2018

We currently have a SCF post in Trauma and Emergency General Surgery. Trauma Centre at Kings has been growing steadily and these posts have been designed to expand and enhance the service.

The Trauma Fellow posts are designed to underpin the clinical activities of the Major Trauma / Emergency General Surgery team on the King’s Denmark Hill Campus. This is an exciting time King’s went live as a Major Trauma Centre from April 2010 and this post will help develop improved ways of delivering care for trauma patients in SE London.

The post-holder’s principal responsibilities will be the day to day management of the Major Trauma / Emergency surgical in-patients: - To be part of the Trauma SpR rota and share in the immediate (< 5min of arrival) triage and assessment of critical major trauma patients and to undertake immediate life-saving surgery - To be integral part of the resuscitation team - To assist the Consultant (General) Trauma Surgeon or any other sub specialty surgeon in the process of decision making, transfer to theatres, and phase I emergency surgery - To attend the daily general surgical hand-over meeting in order to be informed of any overnight problems with Major trauma/ Emergency Surgery patients; to participate in daily ITU/HDU and trauma ward rounds as key surgical communicator; and to participate in the daily morning trauma meeting and to put into action any surgical plans resulting hereof - To provide surgical continuity of care for all major trauma patients including performance/assistance in delayed emergency procedures and overseeing patients in the Trauma ward

For more information, you can contact Mr Duncan Bew, duncanbew@nhs.net;

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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

Mr Duncan Bew, duncanbew@nhs.net