Referral Surgeon - Milnthorpe, Cumbria

Within ½ mile of junction 36 of the M6. Kendal and Kirkby Lonsdale are within 10 minutes drive and Windermere is only 20 minutes away
A generous salary commensurate with experience including company pension
05 Jul 2018
02 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Orthopaedic referral practice
Beautiful rural location
Excellent renumeration package
Four day working week plus equally shared on call

The Practice
We work with a delightful team of vets, nurses and support staff in purpose built premises on the beautiful southern fringe of the Lake District National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). The area and this job is ideal for those who love spending time in the great outdoors, and/or those who want to live in a rural location whilst maintaining excellent working conditions and clinical standards. There are first class schools in easy reach of the practice, particularly of note are the two state funded Lancaster Grammar Schools and the excellent independent Sedbergh School.

The practice benefits from on site CT, regular high field MRI access, digital radiography, and Stryker digital arthroscopy. We have an abundance of equipment available including Biomedtrix THR including Universal hip, Micro and Nano, six sizes of ASIF, TPLO, Synthes LCPs SOP plates, linear and circular external fixation etc.

The Role
We are seeking a fourth orthopaedic surgeon to help us provide an excellent referral service. At this time, orthopaedics and spinal surgery forms the core of the practice caseload, however the soft tissue service is developing. The applicant would be working alongside two full time RCVS Recognised Specialists (one RCVS diplomate and one ECVS diplomate). Relevant CPD is actively encouraged and funded.

Successful Candidate
The ideal candidate will hold, or be eligible to sit a relevant RCVS, ECVS or ACVS diploma and would be capable of managing complex and routine orthopaedic and spinal cases. Serious consideration will also be given to none boarded surgeons who wish to develop their skills and share our aim to provide clients with an excellent referral service. The ability to work within our team and to communicate effectively with clients and our referring clinicians is a priority. Support with clinical cases is readily available if required.

The Package
An excellent salary package is available that is commensurate with experience and level of qualifications. Company pension.
CPD allowance and professional subscriptions. 5 weeks paid holiday plus bank holidays.

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