Clinical Fellow in Critical Care

London (Greater)
23 Oct 2020
28 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team of Junior Clinical Fellows (JCF’s), working as part the Critical Care team at the Princess Royal University Hospital, part of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Aimed at doctors who want to gain further experience and confidence in the management of critically ill patients, these posts will provide an excellent opportunity to strengthen your clinical skills and to work closely with consultants. We can accommodate doctors with no previous intensive care medicine experience (FY2+). Our service will provide the JCF’s with a strong sense of teamwork, pride and opportunities for professional development.

The posts are available starting immediately, generally for a period of 6 months with the possibility of extension to 1 year. Shorter placements (3 month minimum) will be considered dependent upon prior critical care experience.

The JCF rota consists of 9 JCF’s working the following shift patterns: Short days (8:00-17:00) Twilight Shifts (14:00-22:00) Long days (8:00-20:30) Night Shifts (20:00-8:30)

Duties of this role are:- - Assessment and management of patients on the Critical Care unit (overseen by consultant intensivist). - Participation in the weekly teaching program. - Active participation in clinical governance, M&M and audit. - Administrative tasks for the service - Participation and assistance with the clinical research team - Keeping up to date with guidelines, protocols and clinical skills - Participating in CME & CPD - Participation in annual appraisal

Eligibility for Full Registration with the GMC at time of appointment is essential. Applicants must also be eligible to work in the UK and have excellent skills in written and spoken English.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name Dr Tom Williams Job title Consultant Email address