|Individual Placement Description|
|Placement||Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery|
|Hospital(s)||Borders General Hospital, Melrose|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Main duties of placement: trauma meeting attendance and presentation, ward rounds, pre- and post-operative management of orthopaedic patients, assisting in theatre, pre-assessment clinic, seeing and treating patients in A+E during the day and overnight.
|Typical Work Pattern||
Typical days are 8.30am to 5pm with weekend 8am-9pm and night shifts.
Trauma meeting teaching.
Monday and Wednesday morning junior and consultant teaching.
Teaching in theatre, ward and A+E.
As above also 1 hour FY2 teaching once a week.
|Unique Selling Points||
Lots of learning opportunities and working with consultants.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|