Junior fellow in cardiothoracic surgery.
Job DescriptionABOUT THE TEAM The department is a high volume cardiothoracic centre performing upwards of 1200 cardiac cases and 800-900 thoracic cases per year, delivering some of the best outcomes in the UK. The unit has a strong ethos of training and research, with projects frequently leading to publications in peer-reviewed journals and international presentations. The post is one of four fellow jobs, together with two Foundation Year 2 trainees and two Core Surgical Trainees. The rota is based on a 1:8 on call shift pattern. There are 15 registrars supporting the SHO level doctors as well as advanced nurse practitioners on the wards and surgical care practitioners in theatres. WHAT YOU'LL DO The Junior Fellow position at UHS provides training and research opportunities in the care for cardiothoracic surgical patients in the pre- and post-operative setting. The Fellow will work at an junior (F2 - CT2) level and will have days allocated to cardiac and thoracic wards, cardiac high dependency unit and theatre. In theatre, there is opportunity to harvest conduits for CABG, act as first assistant and much more. There are many opportunities to undertake audit and research leading to presentations and publications. Audit projects and management positions may also be undertaken if desired. Full supervision and training will be provided for the involvement of the successful candidate in theatre and no previous operative surgical experience is necessary. Keen candidates will have the opportunity to be trained to get ready for a registrar's/senior fellow position. WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR Applicants should have full GMC registration with license to practice. Other qualifications or previous experience in Cardiothoracic surgery or medical education would be desirable. Part l or part ll MRCS or equivalent. WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU As one of the largest acute teaching Trust's in England, we can offer learning and dev...