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Locum Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics posted by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

Full Time
£77,913 - £105,042 / year
NHS Band 9

Job Description

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please read the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Applicant Information Pack document in the 'Further Links' section before applying for this position. This pack will provide you with all the details you need on how to make your application and what happens next. You can also view our Total Reward Package Information for details on our colleague benefits.

Applications are invited to apply for the post for Locum Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro.

We are looking for a Locum Orthopaedic and Trauma consultant to join us with an interest in Hip surgery including hip revision and periprosthetic Fracture with a view to a substantive appointment within 12 months.

Here at Royal Cornwall Hospital, we have a cohesive team of Orthopaedic and Trauma Consultants delivering high quality Orthopaedic and Trauma Care.

We have developed an Elective Only site at St Michael's Hospital in Hayle with dedicated outpatients and therapy services and an exciting future.

There is a daily Trauma meeting as well as Trauma Assessment Clinics. The Orthopaedic team has a close integration with Urgent and Emergency Services in the hospital.

There will be opportunities to train medical students, registrars, core trainees and Physicians Associates and chance to join a team covering all aspects of elective hip care with a regular hip governance meeting. There will be research opportunities in a rapidly increasing nationally recognised research portfolio with close regional links and an award-winning research team.

There are 2-3 Trauma lists every day with an opportunity to help develop sub-speciality trauma surgery and clinics.

The service runs on a 1 in 16 ward round and week on-call rota, as well as a weekday on call once every 4 weeks.

RCHT has two busy trauma wards with an integrated Orthogeriatric care team for neck of femur fractures with an aspiration for all fragility fractures to get identical care by the medical team.

Cornwall is one of the most beautiful UK holiday destinations, with strong rail links and a busy airport with daily flights to Heathrow, London City airport and other multiple UK and European destinations.

We are in close proximity to a busy regional centre with multiple beaches and coastal walks within short travelling distances and a variety of award-winning restaurants and hotels.

For Additional information please contact Mr. Mike Butler- Clinical Director of Trauma [Click here to apply]

The Royal Cornwall Hospital in an Equal Opportunities Employer

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