- Vascular Surgery
- Aortic Fellow
- Fixed term: 12 Months
- Full time: 40 Hours
- Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital Trust, Colney Lane, Norwich
- £49,036 pa
- 24/07/2020 23:59
At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team.
Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.
We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.
We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.
We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.
We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.
We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital.
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Post of Aortic Fellow in Vascular Surgery
Applications are invited for the post of Aortic Fellow in the Vascular Surgery department. This is a full time post created to provide service cover from October 2020 for a period of 12 months.
Basic salary £49,036 plus additional elements for additional hours, weekend and evening working.
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a full range of acute clinical services through the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (1,000 beds) and Cromer and District Hospital, including more specialist services such as oncology and radiotherapy, neonatology, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, ophthalmology, rheumatology, paediatric medicine and surgery.
Our staff of over 7,000 treat more than one million patients; people from Norfolk, neighbouring counties and further afield. Our patients are referred to us by around 100 local GP practices but also from other acute hospitals and primary care trusts around the country.
As a university teaching hospital we have developed our research and development strategy in partnership with the University of East Anglia.We also work closely with our partners on the Norwich Research Park and Norwich Radiology Academy to take forward our ambitious targets for research and development.
The successful candidate would be trained in the full breadth of aortic surgery and gain valuable experience, exposure to and training in the following:-
- Open Aortic surgery – at least 1 – 2 open cases per week.
- Ruptured AAA – around 30 cases per year.
- EVAR – experience in planning cases on a 3D workstation and in the surgical procedure and exposure to Cook, Aorfix, Gore and Medtronic grafts.
- FEVAR – experience in planning and implantation of fenestrated grafts. Currently we perform 1-2 procedures a month.
- Percutaneous access – our practice is expanding for fully percutaneous access and 24 hour discharge. Training in USS guided puncture and the use of percutaneous closure devices.
- TEVAR – we perform between 5-10 cases a year.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Further details / informal visits contact
For informal enquiries please contact Mr Robert Brightwell, Service Director on 01603 287394.