The posts will be based at University Hospital Wishaw and the successful candidate will join the enthusiastic General Surgical Team comprising eight Consultant General Surgeons, 4 Breast Surgeons and four other Specialty Grade Doctors to provide General Surgical Services to Wishaw General Hospital. The Hospital provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience in Emergency General Surgery with a separate receiving and theatre “CEPOD” consultant during core working hours, offering unrivalled supervision and training. Elective activities are allocated through a weekly rota and include potential for endoscopy training as well as theatre for core surgical procedures such as hernias etc.
Applicants should hold full GMC registration with a licence to practise and preferably have at least one years full time Postgraduate Training (or its equivalent gained on a part time or flexible basis). Applications are also welcomed from candidates who, for personal reasons, may be interested in working on a part time basis.?
Although the post is not recognised by NES for training, the successful applicant will have the same opportunities in the busy unit as other trainees. The post is a full shift rota with commitments to daytime and out of hours on call on the junior tier of the rota.
NHS Lanarkshire is constantly reviewing its rotas to maintain New Deal compliance together with the new arrangements that will be required by Scottish Medical Training (SMT). Rotas therefore, may be subject to change.
NHS Lanarkshire has excellent post-graduate libraries and IT facilities. Active post-graduate educational programmes are in place, including dedicated protected teaching sessions for junior doctors.
These posts are open primarily to applicants who do not require a Tier 2 to take up employment in the UK. Any applications from applicants who do require a Tier 2 will be considered only if no suitable UK or EEA national is identified for the post
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