Specialty Doctor Emergency Medicine

Orpington (City/Town), London (Greater)
28 Sep 2020
04 Oct 2020
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.


The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.


The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.


Want to work in the exciting field of Emergency Medicine in Greater London?


Want to enter ST4 training or the CESR route to being an ED Consultant?


We are interested in hearing from passionate individuals with relevant experience (see person specification in JD) to join our committed ED team as a Specialty Doctor.


The post will be based at the Emergency Department of the Princess Royal University Hospital which is a Trauma Unit and Hyper-acute Stroke Centre (BR6 8ND).


Successful candidates will join a dynamic, multi-professional ED treating a wide spectrum of patients. This is a great opportunity to broaden your experience while working in a friendly and supportive environment.


The ED Consultant team provides clinical supervision and care delivery 16 hours per day, seven days a week. They also have varied special interests including trauma, frailty, disaster medicine, education, public health, global health and pre-hospital care.


There is a strong training culture incorporating lecture-room teaching and clinical supervision, opportunities to attend relevant clinics and courses, and full immersion simulation sessions. Regular SPA time is also built into the rota to allow for Audit, QIP and personal learning/development.


Candidates interested in pursuing a CESR will be fully supported within the ED team, including access to relevant secondments such as Anaesthesia, Intensive Care, Acute Medicine and Paediatrics. We also have a great track record of supporting doctors into formal EM training at ST3 or ST4 level.


This post is job planned as a 10PA contract as standard (including night shifts and weekend duties). This includes 1PA per week of SPA time.  There is also the opportunity of working an additional 1 or 2 clinical PAs.


We also welcome applications to work less than full time.


Relocation expenses and accommodation may be also be available.


Successful candidates will be paid on the Specialty Doctor payscale (MC46)


For further details / informal visits contact:


Dr. Mitesh Davda


EM Consultant