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Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine

Employer
Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Sandwell & West Birmingham
Salary
£50,373 to £78,759 a year per annum
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Emergency medicine
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The Department is aiming to recruit enthusiastic Specialty Doctors (middle grade) to join the Emergency Medicine team at SWBH NHS Trust, which is well known for being one of the most supportive departments in the region. Successful applicants would have the opportunity to work in a department that is striving to provide the highest standard of care to patients and training opportunities for its staff.

Successful candidates would be working as part of a well-established team of Specialty Doctors, CESR trainees and Higher Specialty Trainees in Emergency Medicine. All our middle grades are given the opportunity to join our CESR program.

Interview date: W/C 27/06/2022

Main duties of the job

Successful applicants would be working at the level of a middle grade (Teir 4) as per RCEM guidance. You will be managing unselected patients presenting to the Emergency department as well supervising junior staff.

Middle grade doctors will be allocated roles in resus, paediatric, majors, minors, SMART and RAM areas that gives a variety and challenge to day-to-day work.

There is 24/7 Consultant cover on both sites which includes 14 hours a day of shop floor presence.

All specialty doctors would be expected to be involved in clinical Audit, QIPS and opportunities to participate in Research projects. If appointed, you would have opportunity for ultrasound training as many of our staff are faculties in the regional point of care ultrasound training.

All specialty and Trainee doctor are expected to be involved in teaching activities including the junior doctor induction as well as for the weekly and monthly teaching program in the department.

About us

Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust is a friendly, integrated healthcare provider focused on improving the life chances and health outcomes of our diverse population.

We have three strategic objectives:

People: To cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff;

Patients: To be good or outstanding at everything we do;

Population: To work seamlessly with partners to improve lives;

We run services from Sandwell, City and Rowley Regis Hospitals, Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre, Birmingham Treatment Centre, the Lyng and Leasowes Intermediate Care Centre. Our GP practices and community teams provide care in schools, healthcare centres and at home.

Our next milestone is opening the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), a once in a career opportunity to shape care transformation within and beyond the hospital walls. MMUH will host the busiest Emergency Department in Europe, with state of the art facilities and future development of a Learning Campus.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Developing and caring for our People is fundamental. We were one of the first Trusts to provide the Real Living Wage, as well as a Live and Work scheme to support people at risk of homelessness into paid work and training. We offer a range of staff benefits, health & wellbeing support and will help you to bring your ambition to life through our bespoke training and development programmes. As People is one of our three strategic objectives, we make a continued commitment to prioritise support for all our colleagues.

Information about the Specialty

We see approximately 176,000 patients per year across two hospital sites. There are co-located Primary care and Ambulatory care services which operate seven days a week. The department employs a range of allied health professionals to support the delivery of the service and is continuing to expand these roles. There is continuing process of developing pathways with our acute specialties, to ensure streamlining and provide the highest standard of care.

We currently have 32 established middle grade posts and recruiting to additional posts. Successful candidates would be working as part of a well-established team of Specialty Doctors, CESR trainees and Higher Specialty Trainees in Emergency Medicine.

For more information on the job role and responsibilities, please refer to the Job Description attached.

For an informal discussion, please contact:

Dr Shewli Rahman (Clinical Director) Tel: 01215075522 Email- shewli.rahman@nhs.net

Dr Bish Elangbam (Consultant in EM) Tel: 01215075522 Email- b.elangbam@nhs.net

Mr Prem John, (Consultant in EM) Tel: 01215075522 Email prem.john@nhs.net

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • Basic Medical Qualification (MBBS or equivalent)
  • MRCEM/ FRCEM Primary
  • ALS, ATLS

Desirable

  • FRCEM
  • MRCS, FRCA, MRCP
  • APLS

Other Requirements
Essential

  • Full GMC Registration
  • An understanding of the current NHS environment, particularly in relation to reforms, initiatives and issues.

Professional and Multi-disciplinary team working
Essential

  • Ability to work well with colleagues and within a team

Personal Circumstances
Essential

  • Residence within a reasonable distance of City and Sandwell Hospitals
  • Ability to undertake clinical commitments at any of the Trust's sites.

Experience
Essential

  • A minimum of 4 years full time training and experience at ST1/2 or higher grade or equivalent
  • At least 1 years experience in Emergency Medicine
  • Ability to teach clinical skills to medical and nursing staff and other disciplines
  • The ability to appraise junior doctors and other staff.

Desirable

  • Recent experience in Emergency Medicine
  • Formal training in teaching

Personal Attributes
Essential

  • Energy and enthusiasm and the ability to work under pressure
  • An enquiring and critical approach to work
  • Caring attitude to patients
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, patients, relatives, GPs, nurses, other staff and agencies.
  • Commitment to Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development

Other Requirements
Essential

  • Full GMC Registration
  • Appropriate Immigration Status (where appropriate)
  • An understanding of the current NHS environment, particularly in relation to reforms, initiatives and issues.

Clinical Effectiveness
Essential

  • Experience of conducting clinical audit
  • Ability to use the evidence base and clinical audit to support decision-making


BMJRef: BMJ-81828/381-ME-4316947

 

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