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Locum Consultant in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

NHS

Job Description

Fixed Term post until 30/12/2022

Applications are invited for the above full time post for this 660 bedded acute hospital serving a local population of approximately 400,000. The appointment will be made in accordance with the terms and conditions of service for the 2003 consultant contract (England).

Luton Hospital is the hub for an OMFS network covering Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes & North & East Herts. This post is based at Luton Hospital with designated sessions at Lister. Though rare, there may on occasion be a requirement to work on other sites within the Network.

A background in Head & Neck Cancer Surgery with reconstruction & be proficient in raising the common types of free flaps as well as in micro-vascular surgery, without supervision, is essential. Some experience in TORS (Robot) Surgery is preferred as this is an area the trust is actively looking to develop in the near future.

Weekly work commitments will be within EWTD guidance & also be influenced by the British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial recommendations, the Consultant contract & will be specified in the Job Plan.

The appointee will participate in a 1:8 on call commitment based at Luton & Dunstable Hospital.

The Clinical Director will encourage the member to be part of the New Consultant Forum of the British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial surgeons & will also help to choose a mentor within the Trust but outside the department.

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