Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Urologist at North Devon District Hospital. There are currently three consultants with special interests in upper tract laparoscopy, urinary stone surgery, female urology & complex UTI. This post offers an exciting opportunity for an applicant with special interest that complements both the applicant and the department. You will be expected to develop a subspecialty interest and to provide a general and emergency urology service.
The successful applicant will provide comprehensive urology services in North Devon, supported by an experienced SAS team, junior medical staff and a skilled specialist nursing team.
Outpatient clinics take place in a recently refurbished department at North Devon District Hospital and at several community hospitals in the area. There is an excellent imaging support.
The department has Core Surgical Trainee and Foundation Doctor, rotating within their respective Peninsula Training Programmes. There are ample opportunities for teaching and training throughout the Trust and the region. The Trust encourages involvement with research and national clinical audit.
The post is based at North Devon District Hospital, part of Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust, with some clinical sessions provided at peripheral community sites. NDHT is a unique organisation with integrated acute and community services across North Devon. The acute hospital provides a full complement of secondary care services for the local population, including emergency care, cancer services, maternity and paediatric services. It is a designated Trauma Unit and Cancer Unit.
North Devon provides a beautiful environment in which to live and work, with a wide variety of outdoor and cultural activities and excellent local schools. With National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the doorstep, the area offers an excellent quality of life.
For an informal discussion, prospective candidates are welcome to contact Mr Martin Moody, (Urology Consultant), on 01271 322739 or Emily Rossiter, Service Manager on 01271 322681.