Clinical Teaching Fellows - Emergency Medicine - UOL/Cambs Students
North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
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Have you considered pursuing a career in Emergency Medicine with a specialist interest in Medical Education, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level?
This is an excellent opportunity for you to join the Medical Education Team at Peterborough City Hospital on a full-time fixed term basis from August 2024 for a period of 12 months.
At North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust, we are providing undergraduate medical and surgical clinical teaching to medical students from the University of Leicester, School of Medicine (Year 3 ward-based apprenticeships to Year 5 clinical assistantships and including Year 4 specialty blocks) and the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine (Year 4 Core Clinical Method placements through to Year 6 Senior Placements.
As our new Clinical Teaching Fellow, you will be involved in coordinating and delivering the Trust's undergraduate clinical teaching programme (ten sessions per week per annual average) within the Emergency Medicine Department at Peterborough City Hospital.
Teaching is provided in a variety of clinical settings, and you will undertake ten fixed sessions per week working with undergraduate medical students from both Cambridge and Leicester Medical Schools who are on formal placements in Emergency Medicine.
You will have completed a minimum of Foundation Training or equivalent. MRCS is desirable but not essential.
Main duties of the job
The main educational duties will be delivering structured clinical teaching sessions, including bedside teaching, seminars, and teaching clinics, as well as running formative exams including OSCE and single best answer (SBA). This will include three Saturday mornings per year for student assessments with time off in lieu.
You will be expected to participate in student induction sessions and assessment sessions along with consultants. You will be the main point of contact for all medical students in this particularly hard-pressed department.
Supervision of the posts will be divided between the Consultant in Emergency Medicine and the Director of Clinical Studies.
Locum opportunities are commonly available but can only be taken up as long as they do not impact on the educational service delivery.
It is expected that annual leave will be taken when students are not on placement to the Trust. If leave is taken during a student placement block a prospective cover will have to be agreed by the Medical Education Department.
We are committed to ensure a work-life balance to all our staff by offering full time and part time roles, flexible working hours on a shift pattern to fit around your family life.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates form our local communities.
Benefits to you
- 27 days annual leave for new starters, rising to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, plus 8 Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff);
- NHS Pension Scheme:
- Flexible working opportunities;
- Increased hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays;
- Career development and training;
- Wellbeing support and activities;
- In-house physiotherapy Service;
- On-site canteens with subsidised meals;
- Subsidised staff parking (currently free);
- Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
Applications are invited from registered Medical Practitioners for the above post based within the Department of Medical & Dental Education, as well as the Division of Emergency & Medicine.
The Trust provides undergraduate medical and surgical clinical teaching to medical students from the University Of Leicester, School Of Medicine (Year 3 ward based apprenticeships to Year 5 clinical assistantships, and including Year 4 specialty blocks) and the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine (Year 4 Core Clinical Method placements through to Year 6 Senior Placements.
Teaching is provided in a variety of clinical settings and the post holders will undertake ten fixed sessions per week working with undergraduate medical students from both Cambridge and Leicester Medical Schools who are on formal placements in Emergency Medicine. The post holder will be expected to participate in student induction sessions and assessment sessions along with consultants.
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