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Clinical Fellow in Resuscitation Medicine (ST3+ equivalent)

Barts Health NHS Trust
Closing date
3 Feb 2022

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Hospital, Emergency medicine
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Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time
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Clinical Fellow in Resuscitation Medicine (ST3+ equivalent)

This post is a 2 year rotation through emergency and critical care medicine, including a funded MSc in Emergency and Resuscitation Medicine

We are seeking enthusiastic, full time clinical Fellow (ST3+ equivalent) posts in Resuscitation Medicine at Barts Health NHS Trust. This is a unique opportunity to join the UK's largest trust, trauma centre and heart attack centre, and home of London's Air Ambulance. The posts are to commence on 03 August 2022 for two years and include six month placements in the Emergency Departments at Royal London Hospital, Newham University Hospital and Whipps Cross University Hospital; and six months in critical care at Whipps Cross Hospital (including intensive care, high dependency care and anaesthesia). Applicants should have a minimum of at least three years medical post-graduate training, including 12 months in Emergency Medicine and 6 months in any of acute medicine, anaesthesia or critical care or its equivalent.

Main duties of the job

The post will include a funded 2 year Diploma in Emergency and Resuscitation Medicine at Queen Mary University of London. This course is designed for doctors who wish to develop a sub-speciality interest in resuscitation medicine. It will appeal to trainees in emergency, acute, pre-hospital and intensive care medicine, and anaesthesia. This is an online course with an international faculty of leading experts in their fields. The content and learning will parallel professional examinations in Emergency Medicine but will take the student to a higher level than fellowship in this area. Further information is available on the QMUL website. The successful applicants will have access to a dedicated ultrasound training facility and free attendance at up to three simulation resuscitation days each year (in addition to departmental training). Students will have full access to QMUL teaching facilities.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Clinical work in the ED, CDU and ICU/HDU/Anaesthesia compatible with level of experience and training; but including being a middle grade or senior clinician in the ED/HDU for night shifts (consultant cover on call 2200-0800)

The post holder will join the emergency medicine and critical care middle grade rosters with a proportion of evening, weekend and night work

Administrative work such as review and follow up of abnormal results

Assessment, treatment and referral or discharge of patients attending the emergency department, training and supervision of more junior doctors

This job description is not an exhaustive statement of the scope of the job, and the post holder may be required to undertake other duties commensurate with the position.

The post holder will carry out these duties as an employee and service provider, with close regard to Equal Opportunities legislation.

Person Specification

  • MB MS or equivalent
  • Full GMC Registration
  • ALS


  • ALS instructor status, APLS
  • Level 1 ultrasound
  • ATLS

Experience & Knowledge


  • Minimum 3 years medical postgraduate training
  • 12 months experience in Emergency Medicine
  • Experience in any of acute medicine, anaesthesia or critical care or equivalent
  • Demonstrable experience & interest in academic medicine
  • Medical knowledge commensurate with grade



  • Trauma centre experience
  • Clinical experience in intensive care and anaesthesia
  • Previous experience of teaching
  • Experience working as a senior trainee in emergency medicine
  • Completion of audits
  • Working Knowledge of procedural sedation

Academic Achievements


  • Evidence of participation in audit / quality improvement activity



  • Research experience is an advantage
  • GCP training an advantage and should be completed prior to taking up post
  • Paper presentation at conference or publication


  • Excellent communication and organisation skills and time management
  • Able to work within a multidisciplinary team
  • Enthusiasm for academic and evidence based


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