Junior Clinical Fellow in Emergency Medicine
University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
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Junior Clinical Fellow posts in ED UHD, Poole Hospital site
This is an exciting opportunity for a junior doctor working at the level of Junior Clinical Fellow, to gain experience or more experience in Emergency Medicine.
Poole Hospital is the Trauma Unit for East Dorset so we see both intermediate and Major Trauma in addition to all the usual specialities on site for a District general Hospital. Interventional cardiology and Urology and Vascular Surgery are on the UHD Bournemouth site and we have well established clinical pathways
The postholder will join the ED team, consisting of 14 ED Consultants, 6- 8 Registrars, 24 SHO grade Drs and 15 Advanced nurse practitioners. The work is on a 12 week rolling rota which includes day, evening and night shifts and there will always be a 24 hour senior doctor presence.
Each postholder will have an educational supervisor and be provided with career advice as well as a study leave budget.
There is formal dedicated Junior Clinical Fellow teaching every Tuesday afternoon which also includes simulation sessions and we encourage you to be involved in a quality improvement project.
Main duties of the job
- To see new pts presenting to Poole ED
- To provide onward referral of patients needing admission
- To seek appropriate advice from senior clinicians within ED or other speciality teams as appropriate
- To adhere to the provided workforce rota which involves 10 hour shifts
- To be guided by senior ED clinicians in providing patient care
- To engage in a patient safety project or audit
- To be amenable to flexibly covering colleagues' unexpected/unscheduled absences
- To take part in the active weekly SHO teaching
- To support and supervise medical students
- To accommodate the shadowing of those doing work experience placements
Our values define who we are as #TeamUHD. They underpin everything we do now and in the future. They define how we treat our patients, visitors, and each other, our valued teammates and colleagues.
UHD are investing in services across the Trust, with many being transformed and developed following merger and the New Hospital Programme.
This means that some services may move site this year or next, either temporarily or long term. Recruiting Managers interviewing for this role will be happy to answer any specific questions that you have about this at interview.
There is a planned move for this service anticipated during XXX (season) 202x, when this role and base of work will relocate to xxxx site. Upon relocation of the role/service, excess mileage allowance / reimbursement will not apply, and any travel between the postholder's home and work base will be classified as a commute. Any other changes unrelated to this, will be handled in line with Trust/National terms and conditions.
- To ensure effective communication to nursing and medical staff regarding plans for their patients
- To ensure a good knowledge of the individual clinical pathways available on the Intranet
- To ensure they have a knowledge of where to look to find various policies for patient treatments including the empiric antibiotic pathway
- To be familiar with all the relevant allied healthcare pathways to improve patient assessment and treatment and particularly with the use of physiotherapy and occupational therapy within ED
- To be familiar with pathways for the variety of vulnerable patients including those patients with cognitive dysfunction, mental health crises, those suspected of/disclosing domestic, alcohol or drug abuse; homeless patients; those with learning disabilities/difficulties; those with a hearing impairment and those patients who cannot communicate in English
Skills, Knowledge and Aptitude
Qualifications and Training
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