QEHB provides direct clinical services to nearly 800,000 patients every year, serving a regional, national and international population. We are a regional centre for cancer, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe. The Trust has the largest kidney programme in the UK and is a major specialist centre for burns and plastic surgery.
We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver, oncology and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.
We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. As a result of its clinical expertise in treating trauma patients and military casualties, QEHB has been designated both a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).
We have just over 9000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.
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Clinical Cardiac Non-Accredited Fellowship:Applications are invited for two fellowship posts in cardiac anaesthesia and intensive care at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB),UK. The post is suitable for candidates aspiring to develop a consultant approach to patients requiring cardiac surgery, including transplantation and mechanical circulatory support.
The candidates can be within their respective training program or at the end of a completed CCT. Overseas candidates may also apply, however their suitability will be judged on an individual basis.
The cardiac surgical program in QEHB is well established and includes routine and complex cardiac surgery, heart and lung transplantation, mechanichal circulatory support, grown-up heart disease, major aortic surgery and interventional work withincath-lab. It also provides support for the major trauma service.
QEHB is a large tertiary center and caters to all varieties of specialist surgeries. It also has Europe’s largest intensive care unit to support such services. The hospital is also a center for defense medicine and is the major trauma center in the West midlands region.
It is not a recognized training post by Royal College of Anaesthesia but successful candidates are closely supervised and will be supported to apply for approval in retrospect.
Interested candidates are invited to contact us for further details and an outline of the educational program. Please also refer to the attached Job Description.
Dr Tessa Oelofse, Consultant Anaesthetist:
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Harjot Singh, Consultant Anaesthetist:
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Candidates are advised to refer to the 'Additional Information' link for more details on the Terms & Conditions/contract for this post which falls under the Trust's Terms & Conditions of Service for Junior Specialist Doctors.
Please submit an online application, ensuring you attach a copy of your CV.
All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.
One of our values is HONESTY therefore we encourage applicants to tell us about convictions, cautions, reprimands, warnings, for some posts, this may include if the convictions are considered to be spent, in the application and interview process. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences. Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to 'Two Ticks', will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.
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For enquiries regarding this vacancy, please contact the Medical Recruitment Team on: ( Phone number removed ) or 18395
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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