Applications are invited for a Limb Reconstruction research fellow, based at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Hull, UK, for 6 months with the potential to increase to 12 months.
Applicants must hold full GMC registration. Applicants should also possess the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team, have good interpersonal skills, have a caring attitude towards patients and evidence of good clinical practice.
This fellowship is open for UK and International trainees. The successful applicant will gain experience in the management of complex trauma, bone infections, non-unions and deformity planning and correction. The fellowship will provide a comprehensive and holistic approach towards limb reconstruction, including the primary and secondary care management of limb reconstruction patients. The post holder will attend the bone infection MDT and combined bone infection clinics. The multi professional bone infection clinic and MDT is jointly attended by Orthopaedic, Plastics and Infectious Diseases Consultants.
This post includes elective and trauma lists, out patient clinics and the provision of support to the limb reconstruction nurse and physiotherapist. The post-holder will be responsible for the care of all limb reconstruction and bone infection inpatients and providing support to the bone infection service.
The post holder is expected to undertake research or join ongoing research and is expected to produce at least one presentation / publication during their fellowship.
The Limb reconstruction team consists of two consultants, one limb reconstruction nurse and physiotherapist. There are opportunities to learn US guided pain control for complex patients.
The successful applicant will take part in the full shift rota working pattern.