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Locum Consultant Hand Surgeon - Trauma and

Posted 15 January by NHS Highland Featured Ended


£78,304-£105,570 per annum pro rata

Ref : MS12.18.01

Fixed Term for 1 year

NHS Highland is seeking to recruit one Locum Orthopaedic Consultant Hand Surgeon to join the department in Raigmore Hospital, Inverness. This post is offered on the Consultant Contract terms and conditions, on a 10 programmed activity basis.

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery comprises 13 Consultants. The provision of the service to a large geographical area requires a particularly flexible and imaginative approach by a team of enthusiastic and dedicated Consultants.

This post will support elective Hand Surgery services. The Department has Speciality Registrars rotating from both Aberdeen and Dundee rotations and there is a regular attachment of Medical Students from Aberdeen University. The provision of one extra Consultant is to support Hand Surgery capacity and the re-design of high volume Hand Pathways.

Raigmore Hospital is the principal DGH providing undergraduate teaching for the University of Aberdeen and the Centre for Health Science and clinical skills centre has an extensive up-to-date library to support this commitment. Good links exist with the Highlands and Islands Research Institute.

The City of Inverness is the Capital of the Highlands and enjoys a unique and enviable lifestyle and environment. Raigmore is a modern District General Hospital (DGH) with 454 beds and a catchment area of almost 10,000 square miles covering the entire Scottish Highlands.

Applicants must be on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of the anticipated award of a CCT at the time of interview for the post and must have evidence of appropriate additional subspecialty training

Informal enquiries will be welcomed by: Mr. William Macleod, Service Lead, Orthopaedicsor Mr Ron Coggins, Clinical Director, Surgical & Anaesthetics.

Job Packs are available electronically by e-mailing
Please quote reference: MS12.18.01

Closing date for applications is: 12th February 2018

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Scheduled interview date: TBC

Reference: 34228919

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