We are delighted to be able to advertise a new post in the Emergency Department at PCH: US Senior Clinical Fellow in the Emergency Medicine at PCH. This will be for a year. The Job will be a 20/80 split. 20% of the job plan will be learning to US mentored by Consultants and Associate specialist with keen interest in Point of Care Emergency Medicine Ultrasound. We will be expecting you to attend the following 3 US courses: FICE, Level One US and Chest Ultrasound. These will be funded by the trust. Currently we are using 4 ultrasound machines a Sonosite PX, two G&E Venue Go's and a Philips Sparq. The remainder 80% will be on a senior clinical fellow rota in the ED.
We provide healthcare services to people living in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil & Rhondda Cynon Taf county borough areas, serving a population of around 450,000.Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care. We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race/nationality, religion/belief, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.
Cwm Taf Morgannwg UHB is a Living Wage Employer.
Main duties of the job
Senior clinical fellow in Emergency Medicine 80%
The ED sees over 62,000 patients a year, with approximately 13,000 paediatric attendances. The department has a 4-bay resuscitation room, and a dedicated paediatric resuscitation bay. The Resuscitation Room utilizes wireless radiography.
The helipad is 50m of the Resuscitation Room entrance, allowing for speedier transfer of critically ill and injured patients.
The ED receives a high volume of trauma patients and critically ill patients from the surrounding area, and is a designated Major Trauma Unit in the Wales' Major Trauma Network. The Trauma Team is led by the ED Consultant. Complex polytrauma patients are frequently brought to the department from the surrounding road networks or the Brecon Beacons. The management of complex patients is supported by the modern Critical Care Unit which offers 8 beds . Both adult and paediatric patients are accepted to the unit, with paediatric patients being stabilized and retrieved by the regional PICU network.
20% of the job plan will be learning to US mentored by Consultants and Associate specialist with keen interest in Point of Care Emergency Medicine US. We will be expecting you to attend the following 3 US courses: FICE, Level One US and Chest Ultrasound. These will be funded by the trust. Currently we are using 4 ultrasound machines a Sonosite PX, 2 G&E Venue Go's and a Philips Sparq. The remainder 80% will be on a senior clinical fellow rota in the ED.
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.
We live by our core values: We listen, learn and improve We treat everyone with respect We all work together as one team
We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.
You will be able to find a full Job Description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents.