Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine
The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
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The 10+2 PA contract consists of 11 Direct Clinical Care and one professional development (SPA). The post holder will be expected to show evidence of effective use of the SPA to develop him/herself or service in the department. The post holder will provide twenty-four-hour middle grade cover which includes weekend and night working. The rota will be EWTD compliant.
Negotiations to job plan are available, as part of the job plan process, after successful settling in period. The Trust is also able to offer a Certificate of Sponsorship for candidates who require a Tier 2 Visa. An overseas as well as NHS experience will be recognised in the entry point to the Specialty Doctor pay scale on an individual basis. The post holder will participate in the teaching and training of medical staff within the department as well as the undergraduate teaching of medical students, elective students & undergraduates.
There is a weekly middle grade teaching programme. Study, and other, leave entitlement is as found in Trust policies. The Speciality Doctors are expected to attend Trust mandatory training, have annual appraisals and updated development plans.
Main duties of the job
? Actively assess and manage patients attending the ED across the range of common emergency medicine presentations, including the resuscitation & assessment of seriously ill and injured patients, including paediatrics.
? To provide senior review of cases presented by doctors in training.
? To be competent running the emergency department in the Emergency Physician in Charge (EPIC) role out of hours with distant supervision.
? Provide onward referral of patients needing admission.
? To seek appropriate advice from consultants and inpatient specialities as required.
? Assist in maintaining flow of patients through the department and support the national 4-hour safety standard and Quality Indicators
? Consultant presence is daily from 08:00 - 24:00 (16 Hours) with off-site support out of hours.
? Support from ED Consultants with CESR experience in Emergency Medicine to gain this qualification if applicable.
? Supervision & Mentorship from Consultant body qualified as RCEM examiners, ARCPs panellists & National Run Through Training Interviewers.
At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do to offer a high-quality patient experience in a caring and supportive environment. This aligns with our vision of providing safe, caring and effective services because people matter.
This is an opportunity to join an NHS organisation that inspires its staff to innovate, with support and encouragement to continually develop. We expect all of our staff to demonstrate the Trust values of Care, Respect and Responsibility.
We believe healthcare is better when provided by supported and dedicated staff, so if you are innovative, forward thinking and dedicated to high quality patient care come and join our amazing team.
At the Dudley Group everyone is welcome, please ensure you have read our Recruitment Equality Statement included in the advert.
Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake.
Qualifications, Education, Skills and Aptitude
Knowledge, Training and Experience
Analytical & Judgement Skills
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).