Specialty Doctor Accident and Emergency Medicine - South East England - Kent - £50000 to £72000 per annum
HCL Permanent are seeking to recruit Specialty Doctors in Emergency Medicine for one of the UK's largest Hospital Trusts. Tier 2 Visa's are supported and candidates with no UK experience will be considered for these posts.
The successful appointees will join a large team providing Emergency Medicine services within three hospitals across the Trust. This is a 10 session post with 4.25 additional sessions making a total of 14.25 sessions to enable a 48 hour a full shift rota. The rota includes one session for CPD.
The post holder will work as a front line doctor, overseeing the junior doctors and Nurse Practitioners, as well as seeing patients. Emergency Medicine Speciality Grades are also expected to be trauma team leaders in the absence of the Consultant and Associate Specialist.
The appointee will also be responsible for communication and liaison with all other relevant departments in the hospital, together with General Practitioners and the other emergency services. The appointee will assist the Unit in the teaching and training of junior staff and will actively participate in audit.
The strategic direction of the Trust is to provide a model of unscheduled care which links with the whole health economy and ensures that only those patients who cannot be managed as out patients or within the community setting are admitted into hospital.
The Medical Directorate prides itself on being innovative and in having a can do attitude towards change; the development of its services and our links to national projects.
The Trust is one of the largest in the country, employing over 6500 staff with many part-time employees. The Trust serves a population of over 720,000 and the budget in 2010/11 was in the region of £480m.
The Trust has the vision to be known throughout the world as one of the top ten hospitals in England and the Kent hospital of choice for patients and those close to them.
Purpose Built Nurse Triage Area
Reception Area, including discharge clerk area
Medical staff workstations
Adult Waiting area
Separate Paediatric Area
3 Clinical Consulting Rooms
5 Bay Resuscitation area
9 High Dependency Bays
Paediatric area with self contained bays
1 Clean Theatre
1 eye examination room with slit lamp
4 bay Observation area
9 Minor Examination/Treatment Bays
DUTIES OF THE POST
Other responsibilities include: Communication: This will include responsibility for and arrangement of:-
(i) Communication and liaison with all other medical and service departments within the hospital.
(ii) Communication with other hospitals.
The post holder may be involved in teaching other doctors and medical students, nurses and other paramedical staff in the team in speciality and special interest.
Specialty Doctors are expected to participate in annual appraisal and undergo annual job plan review.
ON CALL ARRANGEMENTS
There are no on call commitments related to this post
PATIENTS SAFETY, CLINICAL GOVERNANCE, EDUCATION AND TRAINING
The Trust is fully committed to improving patient safety and experience. Doctors are expected to comply with GMC guidance and all Clinical Governance Programme, audit their own clinical outcomes, report clinical incidents, alert the trust to risk, participate in annual appraisal and work to foster good team relationships.
It is expected that appointee will plan a programme of personal development and continuing medical education (CME) through the appraisal process to ensure that adequate study and training is undertaken both to maintain their skills, knowledge and expertise and to ensure revalidation. There is extensive local CME and the Trust supports reasonable costs for formal study leave.
An annual review of the job plan will take place with the Clinical Lead in accordance with the arrangements in the New Contract. This will include discussions regarding the needs of the service, with agreement of objectives for clinical standards, goals and workload.
Each of the three main hospital sites has a well-equipped multidisciplinary Education Centre, including internet facilities and a library. Each runs full programmes of educational meetings. The Trust is designated as an Associate University Provider NHS Trust for undergraduate education. Pre-registration house officers are recruited to the Trust from London medical schools on matching schemes.
All Specialty Doctors have responsibilities for teaching doctors, students and non-medical healthcare professionals, and should ensure they use the time allowed in their working week for duties of teaching and supervision. All Specialty Doctors should include some element of educational development within their personal development plan, using at least one half day per year of their external study leave to this end.
Research is encouraged and supported both with Comprehensive Local Research Networks and by THE TRUST Research & Development Department. In addition the Trust is strengthening links between education, research and clinical care in association with University of Kent at Canterbury and Christ Church University.
A full job plan can be provided.
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