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National Surgical Fellowship
in Cardiothoracic Transplantation & Mechanical Support

Health Education Wessex is coordinating national recruitment to the Cardiothoracic Transplantation Fellowship post based at Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

This post will provide comprehensive training in the surgical management of advanced heart and lung failure, including cardiac and pulmonary transplantation, ventricular assist devices (VAD) and extra-corporeal membrane oxygenator (ECMO) support.

The post will allow for thorough training in adult cardiac surgery environment. The post-holder will be trained in all aspects of transplantation including donor organ retrieval, organ implantation, insertion of temporary and long term mechanical circulatory support.

This post is supernumerary to service requirements. It is non-resident and the post-holder will not be a part of any formal on-call rota.

This post is for 18 months, subject to a satisfactory appraisal every 6 months.


Post numbers: 1

These posts are suitable for pre or post-CCT applicants. Applicants should be on the Specialist Register or hold an NTN.

Applications open: 12:00pm on Friday 23 November 2018

Applications close: 12:00pm on Friday 21 December 2018

Interview date:  Tuesday 15 January 2019

Interview Venue: TBC

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