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Joint Reconstruction Unit Consultant Surgeon

YC72

Main area
Joint Reconstruction Unit
Grade
YC72
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time, 40 hours per week (10 PAs)
Job ref
392-MS57
Site
JR & Cancer Medical Unit (674) L5
Town
Stanmore
Salary
£77,913 to £105,042 pa
Closing
12/05/2019 23:59
Interview date
05/06/2019

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH) is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK, and is regarded as a leader in the field of orthopaedics both in the UK and world-wide.

The RNOH provides a comprehensive range of neuro-musculoskeletal health care, ranging from the most acute spinal injury or complex bone tumour to orthopaedic medicine and specialist rehabilitation for chronic back pain sufferers. This broad range of services is unique within the NHS.

As a national centre of excellence, the RNOH treats patients from across the country, many of whom have been referred by other hospital consultants for second opinions or for treatment of complex or rare conditions. 

Patients benefit from a team of highly specialised consultants, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognised for their expertise and experience. Consultants are supported in their work by nurses, therapists and other specialist clinical staff who are trained and are experts in their particular fields of orthopaedic care. 

The RNOH plays a major role in teaching, 20% of all UK orthopaedic surgeons receive training here. Our teaching and clinical effectiveness are enhanced by our work in research and development and our academic links with University College, London. Research departments at Stanmore include the Institute of Orthopaedics, the Centre for Disability Research and Innovation, the Institute of Human Performance and the Centre for Biomedical Engineering.

The RNOH works closely with other hospitals and trusts, with whom we have joint appointments to ensure maximum availability of specialist skills for patients. Our patients benefit from access to Aspire Leisure Centre which is located on site and hosts first-class facilities for able-bodied and disabled people.

 


The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital provides a comprehensive range of neuromusculoskeletal
health care ranging from the most acute spinal injury or complex bone
tumour to orthopaedic medicine and specialist rehabilitation for chronic back pain
sufferers. This broad range of neuro-musculoskeletal services is unique within the NHS.
An opportunity has arisen for a full time substantive Consultant in Joint Reconstruction
Surgeon to join a team of five consultants at RNOH.
The successful candidate will specialise in orthopaedic, lower limb joint reconstruction
as well as primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty. They will be expected
to work closely with the multi-disciplinary team and also be involved in the RNOH
strategy to broaden and diversify the Joint Reconstruction service.
Our teaching and clinical effectiveness are enhanced by our work in research
and development and our academic links with University College, London. Research
departments at Stanmore include the Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal
Sciences (IOMS) and Aspire CREATe centre for rehabilitation engineering and assistive
technology.
All applicants for consultant posts must be eligible for full GMC registration and either
be on the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register or be within six months
of obtaining their CCST/CCT award at the time of interviewing.

For further details and informal visit please contact Professor John Skinner via telephone
on 0203 947 0041 (please follow the options for prof Skinner’s secretary) Or via
email: nickysaunders@nhs.net

Closing date: Sunday, 12th May 2019.
Interview date: Wednesday, 5th June 2019 pm.

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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

Professor John Skinner, telephone 0203 947 0041, email nickysaunders@nhs.net