Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine
University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)
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Would you like to work in an outstanding department that provides a quality service and values its workforce? We are committed to providing bespoke career development plans, a good sustainable work life balance and regular educational input within the job plan. Self- rostering enables flexibility catering for individual needs whether full-time or part-time.
We include 6 hours of SPA per week (for full time candidates) with an additional curriculum mapped teaching programme. We have proven success at getting our doctors through the CESR process and are able to support development through a parallel training programme.
Within our recruitment programme we have opportunities for 12 month personalised fellowship programmes. These include leadership, change management and education, however, we are open to any other ideas from potential candidates.
We are interested in hearing from anyone who is interested in a career in Emergency Medicine whatever their previous experience as we know we will be able to help you achieve your goals.
There is a vacancy for a Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine based at St Richard's Hospital, Chichester. This is a permanent positions and is available as soon as possible.
Previous applicants need not apply.
Main duties of the job
A middle grade establishment of experienced doctors is in place to provide a permanent core of Emergency Medicine trained doctors within the department. The core team consists of 9 middle grade doctors, 7 consultants as well as nurse specialists. This team supports the training and development of 10 F2/ ST1/ST3/ ACCS Junior Doctors during their period of working in A&E.
Duties will involve:
- Care of patients on the observation wards or CDU as required.
- Referral of patients to appropriate in-patient facilities as appropriate.
- Care of critically ill patients and resuscitation of patients in Accident and Emergency.
- Trauma team leader (with the appropriate training provided if necessary)
- Supervision of trainees.
- Involvement in Accident and Emergency multi-disciplinary teams and meetings.
- Involvement in patient flow management.
- Teaching and supervision of junior medical staff and nursing staff.
- Involvement in relevant administration duties
- Active involvement in audit and the development of departmental policies.
- Play an active role in the day to day management and administration of the Accident and Emergency department
- Participate fully in Middle Grade teaching
At UHSussex we're proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of the UK's largest acute Trusts, we're a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.
We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation with patient care at our core. Our hard-working, talented and dedicated people work together towards a common goal - to always put our Patient First. In fact our mission is summed up by our 'where better never stops' motto and no matter the role at UHSussex, you will play a part in driving us forwards and in improving the lives of patients across Sussex.
We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in our wellbeing programme for staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need it - because we know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.
As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do.
Please see the job description and persons specification attached to the advert for further details.
Clinical Skills and Experience
Organisation and planning
Academic and Research
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