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Senior Clinical fellow in Urology


Main area
Fixed term: 12 months
Full time - 40 hours per week
Job ref
Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Whittington Hospital
£50,017 per annum
Salary period
24/10/2021 23:59
Interview date

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Job overview

The post-holder will take part in elective in-patient and day-case surgery, outpatient clinics, and educational and administrative activities including active participation in the weekly urology clinical governance and audit meetings. He or she will be attached to a Consultant surgeon and have Senior House officer support.

Main duties of the job

Main duties will include:

Covering outpatients clinics, including diagnostics , theatres and on-call duties, including non-resident night on-call.



Working for our organisation

Whittington Health serves a richly diverse population and works hard to ensure that all our services are fair and equally accessible to everyone. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the way we look after our staff.  We aim to employ a workforce which is as representative as possible of this population, so we are open to the value of differences in age, disability, gender, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, sexual orientation, and religion or belief.  The Trust believes that as a public sector organisation we have an obligation to have recruitment, training, promotion and other formal employment policies and procedures that are sensitive to these differences. We think that by doing so, we are better able to treat our patients as well as being a better place to work

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will take part in elective in-patient and day-case surgery, as well as diagnostics lists, outpatient clinics, and administrative activities.

All middle grade doctors are expected to try to cover unexpected absence internally wherever possible.  It is accepted that the holder of the post will also perform duties in occasional emergencies and unforeseen circumstances at the request of the appropriate consultant.  Such additional commitments arising under this subsection will be exceptional and in particular the doctor should not be required to undertake work of this kind for prolonged periods or on a regular basis.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • GMC registration
  • MRCS or FRCS or equivalent

Professional experience

Essential criteria
  • Minimum of 6 months experience in urology at SHO level or above
  • Minimum of 6 months urology experience


Essential criteria
  • Knowledge and skills in the management of elective and emergency general surgical patients
  • A.T.L.S. (provider) qualified
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other staff, patients and their relatives


Essential criteria
  • Interest in and knowledge of medical audit
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of active audit experience


Essential criteria
  • Evidence of continuing personal medical education activity
Desirable criteria
  • Awareness of advances in medical education
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mr Maneesh Ghei
Job title
Lead Consultant
Email address
Telephone number
0207 272 3070

If you have problems applying, contact

Whittington Health NHS Trust
Magdala Avenue
N19 5NF
020 7288 3254