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SHO in Paediatrics

MN35

Main area
Paediatric Medicine
Grade
MN35
Contract
Fixed term for 6 months
Hours
Full Time 40 hours per week
Job ref
392-MS40-C
Site
Paediatricians (314) L5
Town
Stanmore, Middlesex
Salary
£31,217 to £41,300 per annum plus LW (pro rata)
Closing
18/09/2019 23:59

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.

 


Applications are invited for a paediatric SHO based at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. The post is in the peri-operative care of children having major surgery of the spine, of sarcoma, spinal cord injury or complex paediatric orthopaedic surgery in a tertiary teaching hospital setting. The appointees will be expected to work closely with the Paediatric Consultant and registrar team, and the multi-disciplinary therapies team, in the management of inpatients on our children’s ward, Adolescent Unit and our 4 bed Children’s High Dependency Unit. The appointee may also join the paediatric medical clinics in endocrinology, metabolic bone disease, sarcoma and spinal rehabilitation.

This is a 6 month fixed term post.

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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

Dr Benjamin Jacobs on 0208 909 5321.