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Trust Grade Doctor (ST1/2) - Cardiothoracic Surgery

Main area
Cardiac & Respiratory
6 Months Fixed Term
40 hours per week
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University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire
£30,605 - £48,123 per annum
25/01/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

Required as soon as possible for 6 months in the first instance with the potential to renew for another 6 months by mutual agreement.
This busy unit is located in the new University Hospital and provides extensive experience in all aspects of tertiary centre Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Suitable for individuals wishing to pursue a career in Cadiothoracic Surgery. This job will provide excellent exposure for those planning to apply for ST3 Cardiothoracic. The post holder will be responsible for assisting in providing cardiothoracic services to the Trust. Examining and clerking of patients records, Inpatient care, discharge summaries, completion of request forms for investigation. The post holder will support on call duties 1:3 (day time only) from 7:30am to 7:30pm weekdays and weekends, there will be no night on calls.

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, we recruit people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are shortlisted, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour

No smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positive

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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