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Fixed term contract: 12 months (with possible extension)
Applications are invited for the post of Senior Clinical Fellow in Urology
This post will provide training opportunities in the operating theatre (inpatient and daycase), diagnostics and outpatient clinics, along with management of emergencies and elective inpatients. The post would be tailored to the level of experience and training of the appointee. From an educational perspective, there will be opportunities in running supervised audits, presentations and teaching. Publication and presentation of work at international and national meetings is very much encouraged and supported
The Urology Department comprises of nine full time Consultants and one part-time Consultant, a urology ST, senior Clinical Fellow (this post), junior Clinical Fellow and junior doctors. The department is supported by a number of specialist nurses and cancer nurse specialists. There is a dedicated urology clinic where all diagnostic services are performed, including flexible cystoscopy, urodynamics, EWSL and MRI-TRUS fusion biopsy of the prostate.
The department provides subspecialist work in laparoscopic (transperitoneal and retroperitoneal) surgery, endourology including PCNL and HoLEP, paediatric urology and andrology. We are a busy unit covering a population of 500 000 which can double during peak holiday season. We have a high throughput of patients and can offer excellent training opportunities.
Cornwall is a beautiful county which offers an outstanding quality of life and providing many opportunities for outdoor activities, with its sailing waters, surfing beaches and rugged coastal pathways for walking, and cycling. There is a thriving arts and theatre scene as well as an interesting variety of eating places, including celebrity-owned restaurants within Cornwall. The major route both in and out of the county is the A30 which connects with the M5 motorway at Exeter. There is an excellent rail service with daily passenger and sleeper services and an airport at Newquay with daily connections to many cities throughout the UK and abroad.
The candidate will be expected to have completed basic surgical training (FRCS or MRCS) and have an interest in pursuing a career in Urology. Previous experience in Urology is essential. Applicants are required to be GMC registered.
Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to Miss Liz Bright (Educational supervisor) email ( Email address removed ) or Mr Nicholas Munro (Clinical Lead), ( Email address removed ) or telephone [Click here to apply].
Please note that previous applicants need not apply
The Royall Cornwall Hospital is an Equal Opportunities Employer
For further details / informal visits contact:
Miss Liz Bright (Educational supervisor) email ( Email address removed ) or Mr Nicholas Munro (Clinical Lead), ( Email address removed ) or telephone [Click here to apply].
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