This Clinical Fellow position at ST3+ level will contribute to development and delivery of Clinical Pharmacology services in the Trust.
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic doctor to join one of the UK's largest teams of NHS Clinical Pharmacologists working in collaboration with Pharmacy to develop and deliver new services for patients with polypharmacy and multimorbidity, and in pharmacogenomics, as well as contributing to medicines management, prescribing education and clinical research. The appointee will work with 7 consultants and 4 other trainees and alongside a dynamic pharmacy team.
Main duties of the job
In an average week the successful candidate will spend around one third of their time on direct clinical care (outpatient clinics, MDT meetings, providing advice and reviews for inpatients and outpatients), one third of their time on preparing for and contributing to meetings about medicines (e.g. formulary committees, immunoglobulin assessment panels) and one third of their time on audit, prescribing education and clinical research. The postholder will contribute to the non-acute medical registrar rota (1:11, no nights, which includes acute take and ward cover out of hours)
St George's Healthcare NHS Trust serves a resident population of about 300,000, is located within the South West London Strategic Health Authority and serves six local Primary Care Groups. The Trust is one of the largest healthcare units in the UK, accommodating 1070 beds and annually treating around 61,500 inpatients as well as over 420,000 outpatients. In 2006, more than 98,000 patients presented to the Accident and Emergency Department and 12,100 medical patients were admitted. The Trust employs over 5000 staff incorporating over 700 Medical & Dental Staff. It provides general acute services together with specialty services including neurosciences, cardiothoracic, and specialist children's services. St George's Hospital is the main teaching hospital in the western sector of the South Thames region and has developed links with most of the regional district general hospitals. It supports a significant training programme for junior doctors that rotate through the Trust.
The post is available for 6 months from 3-8-22
To apply for this post please go to www.jobs.nhs.uk.
Once we have received a sufficient number of applications this post will close.
- 6 months Medicine experience in NHS (6)
- Completed IMT or equivalent (2)
- MRCP (Part 1=1; Full=2) (2)
- Appropriate career progression (4)
- Understanding of NHS governance structures, eg. audit or QIP (4)