Bariatric Surgery Clinical Fellow, London

Last update 2024-02-22
Expires 2024-03-22
ID #1897391262
Bariatric Surgery Clinical Fellow, London
United Kingdom, London, London,
Modified October 25, 2023


Employer heading Bariatric Surgery Clinical Fellow MN37 Job overview CLINICAL FELLOW – UCLH Centre for Weight Loss, Metabolic and Endocrine SurgeryApplications are invited for the post of a Clinical Fellow in Bariatric Surgery, for a fixed term period of 12 months.The Bariatric Unit at UCLH was established in 2007, is a designated Bariatric Centre and delivers high quality and high volume advanced laparoscopic bariatric surgery with 24 hour on call service for bariatric emergencies. Surgical procedures routinely performed include Roux en Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, one anastomosis gastric bypass and complex revision surgery. Main duties of the job This post is intended to be a training Fellowship for a Senior Upper GI/Surgical Trainee or surgeon peri- or post-CCT with pre-existing documented advanced laparoscopic skills and a specific interest in bariatric surgery. The Fellowship is designed to provide training aiming to build specific skills and competencies in bariatric surgery and is accredited with the Royal College of Surgeons under the National Fellowship SchemeThe post holder will be required to participate in the 1/4 on-call rota for bariatric surgery and remuneration for this duty will be in addition to the salary on appointment. No commitments will be expected for general surgery on-call. Working for our organisation University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education, and world-class research. We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites: University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing) National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital Eastman Dental Hospital Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre The Hospital for Tropical Diseases University College Hospitals at Westmoreland Street We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women’s health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology. At UCLH, we have a real ‘One Team’ ethos, and our values – safety, kindness, teamwork and improving, are central to the way we work. This is supported by our staff, who voted us as the #1 NHS Acute Trust to work for in the whole of England. Detailed job description and main responsibilities For more information regarding the main responsibilities of the role, please refer to the attached Job Description. Person specification Postgraduate qualifications Essential criteria Full registration with GMCFRCS or equivalent Desirable criteria Specialist GMC registration Experience Essential criteria Experience in surgery at SpR levelAdvanced laparoscopic skillsPrevious personal experience in Bariatric Surgery Desirable criteria Relevant higher degree in research or teachingExperience of multi-disciplinary working Knowledge/ skills Essential criteria Evidence of good written and verbal communication skills.An understanding of the major risk factors for obesity at a population level and at the level of the individual, and all aspects of the role of surgery. Desirable criteria Awareness of specific needs of patients and carers, issues relating to service provision for obese patients in hospital and the communityAbility and enthusiasm to teach medical undergraduates and Allied Health Professionals, and to train junior surgeons.Personal participation in audit Disposition Essential criteria Clarity of career aims, in particular reasons for choosing a fellowship post in Bariatric Surgery.Evidence of being a good team memberActive interest in research and audit. Desirable criteria Leadership qualitiesCommitment and interest in research and service improvement.Recognition of the importance of Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Further details / informal visits contact NameMarco AdamoJob titleProgramme DirectorEmail Additional informationPotential applicants can obtain further information about the post by contacting: Charlotte O’Connell on ext 75460 or the programme director Mr Marco Adamo at

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Bariatric surgery clinical fellow

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