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Consultant Urology

Job Description

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Applications are invited for a Consultant Urologist to work in a successful and cohesive department in a teaching hospital. This is a new post; the successful applicant will join a team of six other Consultant Urologists to deliver core urology and develop a sub-specialist interest, ideally to augment the delivery of female/reconstructive urology and/or andrology, depending on their experience. Mentorship/training can be provided if deemed necessary.

The successful applicant will be an excellent team player who is willing to be flexible and develop skills with other team members. In addition, we are looking for a surgeon who will contribute to audit, participate in and initiate research and who will be actively involved in clinical governance, administration and other management tasks. Alongside these aspects, the appointee will participate in the training of medical students and junior doctors.

The post holder will participate in a midweek (1 in 7) and weekend (1 in 10) on-call rota and will provide emergency urological services to Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (and Airedale NHS Trust at weekends).

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides acute services for the City of Bradford and surrounding areas, and has 2 large hospitals, Bradford Royal Infirmary and St Luke’s Hospital. The trust is a Urology cancer centre to a 11million population, utilising a Da Vinci robot for prostate, bladder and renal surgery. All main specialties are represented in Bradford, and the Foundation Trust has a bed base of 1061 beds.

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is undergoing an ambitious programme of service modernisation and reconfiguration and has a reputation for providing high quality care. The City of Bradford has excellent road, rail and air links and boasts a wide variety of art and culture, as well as sports facilities and a vibrant social scene. It is also within easy reach of the Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire Moors, the Lake District, Peak District and Northumberland.

The Urology department is currently located within Ward 14 at the Bradford Royal Infirmary. This is a 17-bed unit with attached day care facilities. The Lithotripsy service is also provided through this day care area.

The Trust offers excellent library facilities; there are academic links with both Leeds and BradfordUniversities.

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