Senior Clinical Fellow - Ambulatory Emergency Care
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
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This post is based in the AEC Department within Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust. The post-holder will be working on the registrar rota and will be an integral member of the multidisciplinary team in Ambulatory Emergency Care. this post will be based at our Tunbridge Wells site. The post will provide excellent experience in AEC medicine, including urgent medical clinics, medical take and procedures. This is a fixed term appointment with the discussion of further extension. Great opportunities and benefits include portfolio access, study leave funding and committed support and training to progress further in your chosen career.
Main duties of the job
Providing supervision and support to junior trainees and locally employed doctors, you will in return receive training and support from a clinical and educational supervisor.
To take part in the on call rota after shadowing.
Attend ward round and multidisciplinary meetings with both the consultants, specialty doctors and FY1/2 doctors
The Trust was formed in April 2000 by the merger of the Mid Kent Healthcare Trust and the Kent & Sussex Weald NHS Trust. It provides general hospital services to a population of approximately 480,000 in West Kent and North East Sussex, and some specialist services to a considerably larger population. Its major hospitals are the Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury and Maidstone Hospital. The Trust's Headquarters are at Maidstone Hospital.
The Trust's Chairman is Mr David Highton, the Chief Executive is Mr Miles Scott and the Medical Director is Dr Peter Maskell. Clinical services are organised into nine Directorates.
- To provide a high standard of care to any patient for whom you have clinical responsibility.
- To participate in clinical and other service activities and developments with the aim of ensuring a high standard of patient care across the Trust.
- To work in close co-operation with other medical, professional and managerial colleagues, both within and outside the specialty, to provide high quality health care to the Trusts patients, and to make a contribution to future thinking about the Trusts strategic direction.
- To participate fully in clinical governance of the specialty covering its Trust-wide activities. To attend clinical governance half-days as detailed in the Trusts Guide to Job Planning unless on agreed leave or while attending emergencies.
- To participate actively in departmental audits, sharing co-ordination of audit activities within the department and implementation of change.
- To engage with undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.
- To ensure at all times that you comply with the General Medical Councils published guide Good Medical Practice including the Duties of a Doctor.
- To take personal responsibility for risk management in your work and undertake to review practices and learn from mistakes.
- To ensure that you respond promptly and efficiently to all complaints related to any patient care you or your staff have been involved with, assisting the Trusts corporate responsibility to reply to complaints within a specified time frame.
- To ensure that you develop and maintain effective working relationships with those agencies concerned with the provision of health and social care services and those representing the interests of patients.
- To undertake an annual job plan review as outlined in the Trust Guide to Job Planning.
- You are required to take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and others who may be affected by what you do while at work. You must adhere to Trust IRMER Regulations.
- Involvement in the development of clinical management protocols shared with the community and other consultant colleagues.
Knowledge and Clinical Skills
Certificate of Sponsorship
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