Specialty Doctor - A&E

Location
Harlow, Essex
Salary
£41,158 to £76,751
Posted
10 Mar 2021
Closes
11 Apr 2021
Ref
292-2968131-VP
Career Level
Trust / Career grade
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job overview

The successful candidate will work at Princess Alexandra Hospital, within the Emergency Department (ED) which has approximately 105,000 attendances per annum of which 25% are children. The Emergency Department is located at the front of the hospital and has recently undergone a number of changes such as an innovative Urgent Treatment Centre, a Respiratory Emergency Department (RED) to meet the demands of the Covid-19 pandemic and an extended Resuscitation Room with dedicated radiology facilities.

'Retention Premia of £10,000 payable on the anniversary of first year'

Main duties of the job

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAH) is looking to appoint a Trust grade doctor to work within Emergency Medicine.

The successful candidate will work at Princess Alexandra Hospital, within the Emergency Department (ED) which has approximately 105,000 attendances per annum of which 25% are children. The Emergency Department is located at the front of the hospital and has recently undergone a number of changes such as an innovative Urgent Treatment Centre, a Respiratory Emergency Department (RED) to meet the demands of the Covid-19 pandemic and an extended Resuscitation Room with dedicated radiology facilities.

About us

We can offer a Full induction process * Structured pay scheme with annual increments * Additional living supplement to your basic salary * Minimum 27days annual leave plus bank holidays ( pro rata for part time staff ) *NHS Pension scheme * Flexible working patterns * Onsite creche facilities * Child care vouchers * Annual appraisals with career pathways * In-house training courses * Discounted hospital restaurant * Onsite accommodation subject to availability. This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and Young People, and Vulnerable Adults. We aim to represent the diversity of our local communities and positively encourage applications regardless of age, race or ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief.

Respectful, Caring, Responsible and Committed

Job description
Job responsibilities

The post is for 11 sessions per week. One of these 11 sessions per week is allocated to supporting professional activities (SPA). Based on educational needs, careers aspirations and progress, the postholder may have the opportunity to enrol onto the CESR Fellowship Programme in Emergency Medicine through which 3 months every year may be granted to give experience in other acute specialties like Paediatrics, Acute Medicine, ITU and Anaesthetics (the doctor will still be required to do night shifts and weekends in ED). This programme would enable the post holder to develop the competences required for CESR application to enter the Specialist Register. The work pattern of all our Doctors has been recently revised to fit the rules and regulations of new deal contract for Junior Doctors. The rota comprises of a 21 weeks rolling rota with 1 in 3 weekend sand includes out of hours and night shifts. The work pattern consists of 4 different shifts:0800-1600, 1300-2200, 1600-0000 and 2200-0815 hrs. Clinical working hours will average around 40hours per week across the period of the rota. The rota may be revised periodically as per the terms and conditions and the requirements of the department. The post holder may be asked to work extra hours in occasional emergencies and unforeseen circumstances such as in the event of a major incident. The aim of this post is to improve the care of patients attending the Emergency Department and to enhance the supervision and support of junior medical staff.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

The closing date is 11 April 2021