Physician Assistants /Physician Associates
Band 7 / 8a (dependent on experience)
Salary Ranges £31,072 to £40,964 per annum/£39,632 to £47,559 per annum
The National Waiting Times Centre (part of NHS Scotland) is offering exciting opportunities for Physician Assistants/Associates to join an expanding orthopaedic service from August 2015. At present, we have 3 Physician Assistants who are an integral part of a clinical team which includes 14 full time Orthopaedic Consultants, fellows, and trainees. You will provide a service within the Orthopaedic Department which will include seeing new patients in pre-operative assessment clinics, ward rounds, assisting in theatre, and seeing patients in review clinics.
The unit is the largest arthroplasty centre in Scotland and one of the largest centres in the UK, performing over 3,600 primary and revision hip/knee operations per year. We also perform over 800 other procedures such as ACL reconstruction, hand operations, and a full range of foot and ankle procedures including total ankle replacement.
In addition, there are opportunities to become involved in research/audit activity with a dedicated research coordinator to assist in all projects.
You will be a qualified Physician Assistant/Physician Associate who will work alongside a surgeon to deliver high quality evidence based clinical care as part of a multi-disciplinary team in order to provide a wide range of healthcare services to patients. Qualified candidates will have graduated from an accredited Physician Assistant/Physician Associate program in the US or UK and will have passed their respective certification exam (PA-C/PA-R).
Scotland represents an opportunity to live in a historically rich country with a flourishing culture and beautiful landscapes. Glasgow is Scotland’s largest city and is centrally located for exploring much of what Scotland has to offer. Glasgow is serviced by two airports and Edinburgh is around an hour’s drive away giving multiple accesses for exploring Europe.
Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Mr Niall Munro, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at email@example.com or Mr David Allen, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon/ Clinical Lead at firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 27 February 2015
Interview Date: 30 March 2015
To obtain an application pack please visit our website http://www.nhsgoldenjubilee.co.uk alternatively
e-mail email@example.com or contact the recruitment hotline free on 0800 0283 666. Please submit completed forms to firstname.lastname@example.org