Dr Jelena Stojanovic is a ST8 specialist registrar (SpR) in nephrology.
What this job can do for your career
This post can raise your training to the top level by:
- training in the second largest paediatric renal transplant centre in the UK
- doing joint clinics with a world expert in nephrotic syndrome
- learning and understanding all about hypertension and acute kidney injury.
Working as a renal SpR at Evelina London
As part of ward duties you will:
- lead ward rounds three days a week.
- provide perioperative transplant care and ‘why not scrub for these transplants’
- help manage renal emergencies – failing transplants, acutely unwell nephrotic syndrome, acute kidney injury, symptomatic hypertension and severe electrolyte abnormalities.
As part of clinical duties you will:
- learn about complex transplant patients.
- be part of a transition service in the most specialised Trust in the UK
- experience working in a range of different clinics, including chronic kidney disease and general nephrology clinics
- learn what happens to referrals from district general hospitals and GPs.
- review patients on peritoneal dialysis and see what haemodialysis is all about.
As an outlier SpR you will:
- provide renal input for patients in other specialties including intensive care (PICU) and neonatal intensive care (NICU)
- be the first to take referrals from GPs and district general hospitals.
There is a full teaching program at Evelina London, including:
- learning to critically appraise scientific papers and present in departmental seminars – a useful skill for START assessments
- weekly teachings delivered by a consultant
- presenting cases in radiology meetings and learning about imaging in nephrology
- presenting cases on histology meetings and learning about various renal conditions
- being part of a SPIN training department
- experiencing how quality improvement and patient safety are done in practice.