Clinical Fellow (ST3+) in Thoracic Surgery

Fixed Term
  • Post Date: September 18, 2019
  • Apply Before: October 20, 2019
Job Description

Applicants are invited to apply for the post of Clinical Research Fellow (ST3+ Equivalent) in Thoracic Surgery, based at the Barts Thorax Centre, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, to commence in as soon as possible for a period of 12 months.

St Bartholomew’s Hospital houses the state-of-the-art Barts Heart Centre, Barts Thorax Centre and the Barts Cancer Centre. The Barts Thorax Centre and Heart Centre comprise a 54 bedded dedicated thoracic unit supported by an ITU comprising of 58 beds (level 3 and level 2) and 2 dedicated thoracic surgery theatres within a 10 theatre complex serving thoracic and cardiac surgery, including a dedicated robotic and hybrid theatre.

Thoracic surgery is currently delivered by a team of 6 full-time consultants, 6 registrars, and junior clinical fellows, with a separate thoracic surgery ward and high dependency unit. There is on-site respiratory medicine and thoracic oncology support, further strengthened by co-location with the Barts Heart Centre, enabling expedient, convenient and best care of the co-morbidities common to us. The thoracic surgery department has been expanding rapidly and actively pursues innovation and service improvement to improve patient outcomes, and there are many opportunities for audit and research.

We are looking for registrars with senior thoracic surgery experience who are motivated and enthusiastic and wish to develop subspecialty skills in thoracic surgery. You will also be part of the research program in thoracic surgery in our centre that is leading and taking part in the whole portfolio of UK trials. In addition to this you will be providing care to thoracic surgery patients, managing referrals and attending the operating theatre, attending regular multidisciplinary meetings and participating in the weekly educational programme. Time will be given for training and professional development.
The applicants must have full GMC registration with a license to practice and possess FRCS/MRCS or equivalent.
For any further information about the post, please contact Mr Kelvin Lau on 07751 705389

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too – within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.
We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

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Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

We take the wellbeing of our staff seriously and we have put in place ways for all staff to freely raise concerns about any issue in complete confidence. From online services to being able to speak one on one with a trained advocate, you will be supported to raise your concerns in a way that is right for you.

Main area:Thoracic Surgery
Grade:ST3+ Level
Contract:Fixed Term – 12 Months
Job ref:259-MED101SBH
Site:St Bartholomew’s Hospital

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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