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Clinical Fellow in Robotic & Laparoscopic Urology

St Georges Hospital, London
£30,302 - £47,647 / year
Full Time

Job Description

St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the regional specialist care provider for south west London, Surrey and beyond. The trust provides a high quality, comprehensive range of health services from leading edge tertiary and trauma care to community services, delivered from 2 hospital sites, St.George’s Hospital in Tooting and Queen Mary’s Hospital in Roehampton, and from St John’s Therapy Centre, 11 health centres and clinics, schools, nursing homes and people’s own homes. The trust also manages the healthcare service at HMP Wandsworth. With national and regional referrals added to our local 3.5m catchment, we serve a population of around 5m. We employ around 8,000 staff.




Applications are invited for the post of Clinical Research Fellow in the Urology Department of this major London teaching hospital. The successful applicant will join a team of 4 trainee registrars ( ST), 3 clinical fellows, two CT2’s, one F2 and a physician assistant. The appointee will work on a 1 in 8 rota at specialist registrar level and will work in the Robotic and Laparoscopic Firm. The Robotic programme is well established Robotic surgery is performed for the majority of Renal, Prostate and invasive Bladder cancer cases. The clinical fellow needs to have previous laparoscopic and robotic assisting experience and will receive further training in these skills.

The fellow post will participate in clinical research and will be expected to take a leading role in data collection and analysis. The candidate will be expected to publish surgical outcomes from a comprehensive database in peer review journals. The post is available initially for 12 months with a probationary period of 3 months in the first instance.

Commencing March 2017 the post is designed for a trainee at ST 3 level who may wish to gain more clinical and academic experience prior to application for higher training. Mr Anderson will supervise the successful candidate.

The Department of Urology has 7 Fulltime consultant Surgeons and 7 part- time consultants and is supported by a team of Clinical Nurse Specialists. St. George’s Hospital is one of the largest teaching hospitals in the UK, closely integrated to the Hospital Medical School, part of the University of London. We are a joint cancer centre with the Royal Marsden Hospital and one of the key providers of secondary and tertiary services in South West London.

Please be aware that only online applications will be accepted and the post will close once sufficient applications have been received.

St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust operates a No Smoking Policy.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Informal inquiries are welcome: please contact Mr Christopher Anderson, Consultant Urologist, on  ( Phone number removed )  or ( Email address removed )

We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email or via NHS Jobs.

If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:

- The machine readable zone
- An ultra violet image
- An infra red image

As part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require atleast one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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