Trust Doctor in Emergency Medicine (ST3 Equivalent)
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
This job is now closed
We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious individual to join our well-integrated team.
Do you want to train and work in an emergency department with a national reputation for high performance? Do you want to experience the excitement of seeing the full scope of emergency presentations in one of only 12 Emergency Departments designated as an Adult and Paediatric Major Trauma Centre? Are you looking to continue to develop a career in emergency medicine under the supervision of a team of consultants who have consistently delivered excellent training at all levels? Do you want to be part of a highly supportive and friendly team and work in a fast paced, high intensity environment?
We are consistently one of the top Trusts nationally for performance against the 4 hour standard, delivered by focussing on high quality patient care throughout the organisation. In 2019, we won the inaugural Newcastle Hospitals Clinical Team of the Year Award. This combination of high performance, varied case mix and close team working create a unique environment to support your professional development and enjoyment of your job. We have an excellent track record of helping our trust doctors build portfolios which rank very highly in national recruitment and have experience of progressing Senior Trust Doctors through the CESR route to consultant level.
Main duties of the job
- Maintaining Good Medical Practice and understanding of professional standards will be nurtured and developed, with Consultant input.
- Development of necessary "consultant" skills in dealing with complaints, quality improvement, clinical governance etc.
- Maintaining appropriate documentation and close working relations with clerical staff will be expected.
- Close working relationships with The University of Newcastle, allows exposure to undergraduate and postgraduate medical clinical teaching. The Trust's Department of Medical Education is active in career development and mentoring of all junior doctors.
- Active participation and leading of morbidity and mortality meetings, including dissemination of learning
Closing Date: Thursday 7 December 2023
Interview Date: TBC
For an informal discussion and further information regarding the opportunity and Directorate, please contact:
Dr Ally Hogg, Head of Department & Consultant in Emergency and Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0191 917 7567.
Whilst working in Emergency Medicine, you will join a team of 27 consultants, 2 specialty doctors, 14 middle grades, 25 junior doctors and 7 ACPs working in the Emergency Department. This post involves a full shift system, involving nights and weekend work. Your primary responsibility will include delivering care to the full spectrum of patients that attend the emergency department and on shift clinical supervision of junior members of the team. You will be a key component of the trauma team and will have the chance to act as the Trauma Team Leader (under supervision). You will use and develop your emergency care skills to resuscitate the most critically unwell patients. Middle grade doctors in the Emergency Department are supported by resident on-call ED Consultants 24/7.
Education and Qualifications
Clinical Skills and Knowledge
Management and Administration Experience
Clinical Governance, Audit and Research
Certificate of Sponsorship
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