Clinical Fellow / Trust Doctor (FY2/ST 1-2) in Respiratory Medicine
Barts Health NHS Trust
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BARTS HEART CENTRE
St Bartholomew's Hospital
Clinical Fellow / Trust Doctor (FY2/ST 1-2)in Respiratory Medicine
We are currently looking to recruit 3 enthusiastic Clinical Fellow / Trust Doctor (ST 1-2 Level equivalent) to a post in the Respiratory Department at St Bartholomew's Hospital, part of Barts Health NHS Trust to start August 2023.
The Respiratory Department at St Bartholomew's Hospital is a specialist unit looking after patients with a range of problems including cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis, home ventilation, and severe asthma. The post-holder will join a team of 5 SHO level doctors including two Core Medical trainees and 1 FY2 covering the Respiratory wards. Lung cancer clinic attendance is included in the rota as a dedicated training opportunity and for the appropriate candidate there is also the opportunity to attend other specialist clinics, multi-disciplinary meetings and procedure lists. The successful candidate will also be encouraged to attend Core Medical Trainee teaching sessions as well as all departmental teaching, and will be entitled to the same study leave time as training grade junior doctors. There will be 1 in 5 weekend oncall covering the Respiratory wards (09:00-17:00).
This post would provide an excellent opportunity both for a junior doctor having completed Foundation training and considering Core Medical Training, or a doctor having completed Core Medical Training considering a career in Respiratory Medicine
Main duties of the job
The Respiratory Department at St Bartholomew's Hospital is a specialist unit and these wards look after adult patients with the following range of problems:
- Cystic Fibrosis and non-CF bronchiectasis
- Respiratory Failure secondary to COPD, obesity and neuromuscular conditions such as MND requiring home ventilation
- Complex Sleep Apnoea
- Lung Cancer
- Advanced COPD
- Severe Asthma
- Interstitial Lung Diseases
The SHO grade doctors are supported by 3 Respiratory SpRs and a range of Consultants covering the range of sub-specialties. There are multi-disciplinary teams assisting in the care of patients with CF, Sleep & Ventilation, and Severe Asthma & Allergy.
There is excellent consultant supervision provided from within our enthusiastic department and many learning opportunities to develop potential. The clinical fellow will be encouraged to participate in departmental clinical governance and research projects. The clinical fellow will have an Educational Supervisor to supervise their continuing professional development.
Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.
The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.
Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential
The post-holders will do 1 in 4 weekends (9am to 5pm) covering the Respiratory patients. They will also have weeks of weekday late shifts every 4 weeks. In addition, they will be included in a full shift out of hours rota covering nights (approximately 1 in 18) during which they will also cover the Cardiology wards in the main building at St Bartholomews Hospital and the Heart Attack Centre. They will be part of the out-of-hours Cardiac Arrest Team.
The post-holder will have a supervised lung cancer outpatient clinic list every month and there is the opportunity to attend specialist respiratory outpatient clinics and bronchoscopy/EBUS lists.
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