Transplant Retrieval Fellow in Cardio-Thoracic Transplantation
Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is the largest heart and lung centre in the UK and among the largest in Europe. We are a partnership of two specialist hospitals which are known throughout the world for their expertise, standard of care and research success.
ROYAL BROMPTON & HAREFIELD FOUNDATION NHS TRUST
Fellow in Cardiothoracic Transplantation
Available to start ASAP
A vacancy has arisen for an experienced senior or post-CCST Fellow who will be based at Harefield Hospital, Middlesex. We are seeking a talented and highly motivated professional, to assist us with new input and fresh perspectives and be part of an innovative programme and very active team.
A minimum of two years’ cardiothoracic experience and FRCS (equivalent) are essential. International applicants are welcome.
Prospective applicants should be able to demonstrate a clinical or scientific background in transplantation. In addition, applicants should be able to provide evidence of future involvement in transplantation
The successful candidate will be expected to participate in clinical, research, teaching and audit activities.
The post provides excellent clinical cardiothoracic, mechanical circulatory support, donor optimization and transplant training opportunities.
The post would suit experienced trainees looking to develop their skills in the following clinical areas:
- Assessment of donor candidates
- Standard organ assessment and retrieval (Heart, Lung, Heart-Lung)
- Non-Heart-Beating Donation
- Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion (EVLP)
- Ex Vivo Heart Perfusion (OCS)
- Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion (OCS)
- Heart Transplantation Surgery
- Heart-Lung Transplantation
- Lung Transplantation Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Lung Transplantation
- Size Reduced Lung Transplantation including Lobar Transplantation and Split Lung Transplantation
- Extra Corporeal Life Support (e.g. ECMO, ILA) as a Bridge to Recovery or Transplantation
- Short and long term Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD, RVAD, BiVAD)
- Post-operative ITU care
- Out patient management
In addition, successful candidates may participate in routine cardiac and thoracic surgery on a part time basis.
The fellowship programme is competency driven and structured into specific modules, with specific differences between the one and two year fellowship. All candidates completing the fellowship successfully will be awarded a certificate.
Prospective applicants are encouraged to bring their commitment into our clinical research team. Applicants are expected to submit at least one abstract to a national or international congress and one paper to a peer reviewed journal.
Successful candidates will normally be expected to stay for 24 months, although individual arrangements based on need and experience may be possible.
Informal enquiries may be made to Mr Andre Simon, Director of Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support (Secretary – Michelle Parker) 01895 823737.
Closing Date: 18th June 2018
Interview Date: 2nd July 2018
Staff benefits include: subsidised childcare facilities, occupational pension scheme, personal development and training opportunities, flexible working and subsidised accommodation is available on both sites.
To ensure that our workforce is representative of the population we serve, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.
The Trust has a duty to safeguard all patients and provide additional measures for patients who are less able to protect themselves from harm or abuse. All staff have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of ALL adults, children and young people in the Trust. This including patients, visitors and those using our facilities . Safeguarding means protecting people’s health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect and is fundamental to high-quality health.
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