Locum Consultant General Surgeon

NHS Highland

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NHS Highland currently has a substantive vacancy and we are looking to employ a locum for 3 months until a substantive appointment is made.

The successful candidate will have broad general surgical experience, excellent communication and problem solving skills, and be able to work flexibly as part of an integrated team. A specialist interest is also desirable. An active interest in teaching and support of our team of specialist nurses along with undergraduate students and junior doctors will also be important.

The Department of Surgery is based at Lorn & Islands Hospital, Oban. The Hospital is located on the southern outskirts of Oban and forms a hub for both acute and community services within the area. Purpose built in 1995, the Hospital houses a full range of facilities expected in a rural general hospital including a full 24 hour medical, surgical and anaesthetic service. Duties are based at Lorn and the Islands Hospital and there are outreach clinics to community hospitals throughout Argyll including the islands of Islay and Mull. Oban provides the advantage of a high quality of life in a rural setting with access to the main centers of Glasgow, Stirling and Perth all within 2 ½ hours travel time.

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