With a turnover of £1.4 billion and a workforce of around 16,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. The Trust’s five hospitals – St Bartholomew’s Hospital in the City, including the Barts Heart Centre, The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone and Mile End – deliver high quality compassionate care to the 2.5 million people of East London and beyond.
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.Cardiovascular CAGService GroupClinical Fellow (ST3+) in Thoracic Surgery
Applicants are invited to apply for the post of Clinical Fellow (ST3+ Equivalent) in Thoracic Surgery, based at the Barts Thorax Centre, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, to commence in as soon as possible for an initial period of 6 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 will 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 two new theatres due to open in late 2016 offering state-of-the-art robotic and hybrid capabilities.
Thoracic surgery is currently delivered by a team of 5 consultants, 6 registrars, and junior clinical fellows, with a dedicated 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 previous thoracic surgery experience who are motivated and enthusiastic and wish to pursue a career in the specialty. In addition to your clinical duties providing care to thoracic surgery patients, managing referrals and attending the operating theatre, you will also be attending regular multidisciplinary meetings, participating in the weekly educational programme and you will be supervised to conduct a research or audit project, and be given an administrative role to develop your management skills. 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 Apply
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