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Clinical Fellow in Vascular Access Surgery and Renal Transplantation

Job Description

25 million people living in east London and beyond look to the services run by the Barts Health group of hospitals to provide them with the healthcare they need. We are the biggest NHS teaching trust in the country, and our challenges are those of a large and complex organisation. Coming to work for Barts Health mean you will gain experience like no other NHS trust. We offer you the opportunity and support to experience a wide and varied career within one Trust.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too - within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment.


ECAM Clinical Academic Group

Clinical Fellow in Vascular Access Surgery and Renal Transplantation

Royal London Hospital

Ref: 259-MED1231RLH

Applications are invited for a Clinical Fellow (SpR Level) in Vascular Access Surgery and Renal Transplant Surgery.

The post will suit applicants who wish to gain experience in Vascular Access Surgery and renal Transplantation. Previous experience in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery and completion of Basic Surgical Training (MRCS/FRCS) will be advantageous.

Applicants from the EEA are welcome.

You will be expected to provide under Consultant supervision a Renal Transplant service and a Dialysis Access service including both elective and emergency work.

In this position the appointee will be exposed to all aspects of surgical and medical management of patients with End Stage Renal Failure and Kidney Transplantation. You will also undertake a 1:5 on-call rota; this on-call element will be a non resident on-call, with further details being confirmed on appointment. This post will be EWTD compliant.

The unit performs an average of 130 Renal Transplants and 500 dialysis access procedures per year (which includes HeRO graft and extra-anatomical PTFE graft) with a large live donor transplant programme that is rapidly growing and includes HLA and ABO incompatible transplantation. The post holder will have the opprtunity to take an active part in all the aspect of the Vascular Access program, such us gaining experience on Doppler ultrasonography for pre-fistula mapping and fistula surveillance and being trained on vascular anastomosis.

There is a highly active research programme in Transplant Immunology and vascular biology (animal model of AVF) and the appointee will be encouraged to participate in it.

For information or informal visits please contact Ms Cinzia Sammartino, Consultant Transplant Surgeon, Interim Clinical Lead for Transplantation.

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If you are interested in this post, please make an online application via: Ref. No: 259-MED1231RLH.

Closing date: 23/10/2016

Please note: -

All staff identified as AT-RISK who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly. Priority will initially be given to Barts Health employees.

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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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