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Applications are invited for the post of Junior Specialist Doctor (Standard) to work within the Neurosurgery Department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.This post is due to start ASAP on a fixed term basis until August 2019.NEUROSURGERY
The Department of Neurosurgery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) is one of the largest and busiest neurosurgical units in the Europe carrying out more than 3200 operations per year the facilities available, are as follows:
- Three neurosurgical wards, with a total of 80 beds
- Five dedicated neurosurgical operating theatres
- Access to 4 beds on the ambulatory care unit
- A designated Neuro-Critical Care Unit
- Full imaging services, including 6 MRI scanning units.
- Full out-patient facilities with electronic patient records
- Full post-graduate training facilities
The hospital is a level one trauma unit, leading to increases in emergency work to the department. QEHB already has special expertise in the management of all forms of trauma, as a result of its links with the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine (RCDM), which is located in the hospital.Working Arrangements / Rota
The principle responsibility of this post will be the routine care of neurosurgical patients under supervision from the Registrars and Consultants. He/She will share responsibilities with the JSD (Std) for the ward care of patients, with special emphasis on history-taking and medical management. Day to day contact-liaison with the relevant medical, nursing and technical departments is necessary. Out patient clinics will be under the supervision of the responsible consultant.All posts are full-time with rota committments.
Please submit an online application, ensuring you attach a copy of your CV
All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences?.
Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.
Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applica