Locum Consultant in Paediatrics
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, innovative, General Paediatrician for a 3 month locum to start September/October 2020 with a substantive job to subsequently be advertised. We are passionate about our ethos and philosophy and are driven to provide the best care for our patients. We are moving into our new Acute Hospital “The Midland Met” in 2022, with support from the Department of Health to complete the build, and Paediatric Medicine has 40 beds over 2 wards and includes 6 HDU beds and 6 Adolescent bays. The first UK clinical skills lab will be embedded within MMH allowing emphasis on education within the department. The new state of the art acute hospital in Grove Lane, Smethwick will bring together all acute services onto one site.
The Paediatric unit is currently hosted across two sites with a number of outpatient specialty services being delivered, including many specialty clinics such as allergy, diabetes, infectious disease and cardiology. The Consultants provide clinical care for patients admitted to co-located ED/PAU at City Hospital on a rotating basis and also the main paediatric Unit at Sandwell Hospital on a 1 in 12 ‘hot week’ model. HDU patients are looked after in selected areas on the wards throughout the year.
The Paediatric Medicine department is renowned for being a popular site for trainees who have a regular in-house teaching programme. Trainees are also involved in teaching and education. APLS is run within the trust by paediatric consultants. The department has regular presentations at local, national and international meetings of its work, services and innovation.
The successful candidate will be within 6 months of obtaining a CCT in Paediatrics.