Become an anatomy demonstrator
Anatomy demonstrators are essential members of our teaching team and play an important role in our students’ development through guidance, support and delivery of high quality anatomical teaching.
We expect all demonstrators to be enthusiastic teachers, good communicators, have excellent interpersonal skills and possess the ability to effectively and cooperatively work within a team. The anatomy demonstrator role is an attractive 12-month fixed term post for those wishing to develop teaching, clinical and research skills. The post offers mentorship through MRCS examinations and the opportunity to study for a fully funded Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) in Medical Education.
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Post Title: Medical Anatomy Demonstrator
School/department: Montefiore Hospital, Brighton and Sussex Medical School,
Hours: Full time
Contract: fixed term for 12 months
Salary: £30,000 plus study budget and end of year bonus
Applications are invited for the posts of Medical Anatomy demonstrators. These fixed term posts are available with the fantastic collaboration between top private health providers and BSMS.
The posts are aligned to a Private Health Care Providers where the individuals will work as Resident Medical Officers (RMO). The Montefiore Hospital in Hove, a 36 bed acute private hospital.
RMOs are required to also take part in a 1:5 rotation as Resident Medical Officer at their respective hospital, covering day or night shifts in accordance with the working time directive. RMOs will be allocated to the employer based on subject speciality. Successful candidates will liaise with all consultant users (most of whom work within Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust) and will have a fantastic opportunity to see a wide variety of surgical procedures and techniques. Post holders will also support the nursing team and be a pivotal link between consultant and patient in all specialties, including urology inc. gender reassignment surgery (Nuffield Hospital only), gynaecology, ENT, ophthalmology, general surgery and orthopaedics. As a key member of the team, they will be given a private en-suite room, access to the internet for study and communication purposes, free meals and free parking whilst on duty. Opportunities to learn and develop skills within the successful candidate’s chosen area of interest will be strongly encouraged out of hours or, as able, during shifts by arranging theatre sessions with the support of the consultant users. The successful candidate will also be awarded a professional study budget of £700 towards the Basic Surgical Skills course or other additional study requirements to improve their log book of surgical skills.
When not undertaking RMO duties you will work as an essential member of Brighton and Sussex Medical School teaching team. You will play an important role in our students’ development through guidance, support and delivery of high quality medical and anatomical teaching. We expect all RMOs to be enthusiastic teachers, good communicators, have excellent interpersonal skills and possess the ability to effectively and cooperatively work within a team. The post offers mentorship through MRCS or other examinations and the opportunity to study for a fully funded Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) in Medical Education.
All applicants must have full GMC registration and have a valid certificate in both ALS and EPLS before commencing the role.
The post runs to August and fits in with the NHS training system.
Applications in the form of a covering letter expressing the candidates’ reasons for applying for the post, together with a supporting CV, should be sent to Professor Claire Smith, Head of Anatomy, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex Campus, Falmer BN1 9PX. Email: MedicineAnatomyDA@bsms.ac.uk
Further particulars are available from Matron at The Montefiore Hospital on 01273 828117 or Professor Claire Smith, Head of Anatomy, Brighton and Sussex Medical School on 01273 877890.
We will apply to the Criminal Records Bureau for disclosure on the successful candidate.
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At BSMS we also work with a number of clinicians and allied health professionals who wish to demonstrate on an occasional basis. If you are interested in this please email: firstname.lastname@example.org >