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Junior Clinical Fellow in Emergency Medicine

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£40,257 a year per annum
Closing date
2 Jun 2022

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Hospital, Emergency medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time
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The Emergency Department at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is looking to recruit a highly motivated and enthusiastic Junior Clinical Fellow within the Emergency Department. The term is initially for a 12 month period but can be extended if mutually agreed and the position involves working a shift pattern.

Main duties of the job

The candidate will be encouraged to develop a specialist interest to compliment the existing interests of the department. The candidate will be expected to engage in continuing professional development, teaching, audit, and administrative duties.

Applicants must have full GMC registration with a license to practice and shall have completed a two year foundation program or equivalent.

About us

Our rapidly expanding department has over 140,000 attendances per year and our ED footprint includes a purpose-built Children's and Older People's Emergency Department, GP front door streaming pods and an all-weather helipad. The ED is set within the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, which provides a full range of acute clinical services, with over 1,000 beds.

No two days are the same within our ED; you will be joining a busy and supportive department where you will be encouraged to develop both professionally and personally. Department leads encourage split posts and doctors within their department to seek out the opportunity to develop any special interests they may have inside or away from the Trust; whether it is further education or PAs in different departments, ED will be a fantastic stepping stone for any plans you have for the future.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Maintain professional responsibility for patients coming to the ED by provision of safe, timely, high quality care to patients Keep patients (and/or their carers if appropriate) informed about their condition and involve them in any decision-making about their treatment Undertake different roles within the department as required Be responsible for the keeping of records and the provision of reports, the proper delegation of tasks and maintaining skills and knowledge. Participate in teaching programs within the department Maintain professional standards and comply in particular with the GMCs guidance on Good Medical Practice as amended or substituted from time to time

Person Specification

  • Full GMC Registration
  • Entry on the GMC Register with license to practice
  • ALS or equivalent


  • ATLS/APLS or equivalent
  • Further undergraduate or postgraduate qualification


  • Capable of working in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Enthusiasm for service development and teaching.
  • Ability to adapt and deal with changing circumstances
  • Ability to cope in a pressured environment
  • Know the limits of own competence and when to ask for assistance appropriately
  • Works on own initiative


  • Management skills
  • Previous responsibility for service improvement


  • Completion of Foundation training (or equivalent)
  • General medical procedures and skills appropriate to the grade


  • Previous experience in Emergency Medicine
  • Recent experience working in the NHS


  • Flexible outlook on working hours

Communication and Language Skills

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Communicates well with all staff
  • Good team worker


  • Good presentation skills

BMJRef: BMJ-76571/234-MS1754


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