We are looking for an enthusiastic Locum Consultant Urological Surgeon with core Urology skills to work in our dynamic and well-established team. This is an additional post to further complement our team of 6 Consultant Urologists.
Full time and part time applications are welcome, and the post is available as soon as an ideal candidate is found.
The purpose of this post is to provide additional capacity to manage our ever-increasing workload. Any sub specialist interest will be considered. We have recently invested in new state of the art laser facilities that make this an exciting time to join the team.
Main Duties of the job
The successful candidate will join a team of 6 substantive Consultants providing Urology services to the County of Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and a sizeable part of the adjacent Welsh county of Powys, serving a combined catchment population of approximately 550,000. The On-call commitment will be 1:7.
Working for our Organisation
Our Hospitals are located in Shrewsbury and Telford and are brimming with exemplary teams of hardworking individuals.
Shropshire is a beautiful county ideally located between the north and the south, making travelling around the UK extremely easy. As well as being only a short distance from major cities and busy transport links including Birmingham airport, our county also borders with beautiful north Wales which is abundant in outdoor activities, brilliant beaches, and thrilling scenery.
Both hospitals are based in Shropshire, a short 20 minutes’ drive apart. Shrewsbury has recently been named in the ‘Sunday Times Best Places to Live Guide’ as one of the top places to live in the country. It is a wonderful bustling place, with affordable housing, fantastic schools and great out-of-work activities for everyone.
We want you to find out more about the department and our hospitals, and we invite you to contact us with any questions you may have or even arrange a visit. Please also take the time to read any supporting documentation to really get to know us.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
There is a well established stone service supported by a dedicated interventional radiologist for percutaneous surgery, flexible video uretero-renoscopes with a stone laser and mobile lithoriptor.
This is an additional post to an expanding team and appointment to this post is expected to strengthen and further develop the Urological services in Shropshire, Telford, Wrekin and Mid-Wales. You will have an interest in General Urology. All consultants retain a commitment to provide core urological services and participate in the Urological on-call rota.