Orthopaedic Quality Improvement Fellow



Grade / Band: Clinical Fellow 
Salary: Clinical Fellow 
Type: Full Time 
Hours: 40.00
Contract: Fixed Term for a period of 6- 12 months initially
Closing Date: 21 January 2019 

Applications are invited from enthusiastic candidates for the post of Quality Improvement Fellow based at the Department of Orthopaedics, Golden Jubilee National Hospital. These posts are suitable for qualified doctors at any stage of training, who are seeking experience of undertaking quality improvement activity in an established research environment. An interest in orthopaedic surgery is desirable.


The post-holder will participate in the planning, design, organisation, carrying out, analysis and dissemination of orthopaedic quality improvement projects. Projects may be self-selected or can be allocated by the Orthopaedic Department.


The post will also include regular clinical duties, contributing to the day time ward and clinic rota and the 1 in 12 out of hours hospital at night rota. There will also be opportunities, if appropriate, to assist in orthopaedic theatres and work with high volume surgeons in one of the largest lower limb arthroplasty centres in the UK.

The post is for a fixed term of 6 or 12 months in the first instance.  The post will start in February 2019. The post is not educationally approved. 

Candidates are welcome to visit the department for further information about the department or to organise a visit please contact either Mr Jon Clarke, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (0141 951 5564) or Mr Joseph Baines, Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon & Clinical Lead (0141 951 5113).


Additional Info (how to apply):




Apply : NHSScotland_Application_Form_2018.docx 


All Salaries, Terms and Conditions are under review and are subject to Agenda for Change.

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