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Junior Clinical Fellow in Nephrology

Employer
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Location
Stevenage
Salary
£33,689 to £44,028 a year pa
Closing date
6 Jul 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Nephrology, Renal medicine
Career Level
Fellow
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time
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Applications are invited for a Junior Clinical Fellow in Nephrology. This is a fixed term appointment for a period of 12 months. The post is based at Lister Hospital in Stevenage, is full time and the post holder will be expected to participate on the 1:7 middle grade rota covering the Nephrology Unit. This is an excellent opportunity within the Nephrology department at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust.

This Junior Clinical Fellow post would suit a dynamic doctor planning a career in Nephrology who wishes to gain further experience of renal medicine. The successful applicants will be expected to assist in the running of nephrology services within the Lister Hospital, including in-patient and out-patient management of renal patients.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work under the supervision of the consultant nephrologists to provide day-to-day care of patients on the nephrology ward, in the Hemodialysis Unit and CAPD Unit, and attending renal clinics in the Lister Hospital. There will also be duties at the satellite units as rostered. The appointee will be encouraged to contribute to audit and research activities in the unit. The post-holder will participate in the renal on call rota and potentially some general medicine on call.

About us

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust is a very special organisation. Our teams are amazing, and this has been demonstrated even more so during the unprecedented challenge brought by the Covid-19 pandemic. Our ability to be flexible and innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.

ABOUT OUR HOSPITALS

Lister Hospital, Stevenage

  • provides a full range of outpatient, inpatient, emergency, maternity and diagnostic services
  • have a designated trauma centre
  • provides a 24/7 heart attack service
  • have the biggest renal dialysis service in the region
  • We have a hyper acute stroke unit which has been established for over 5 years,
  • is the only robotic urology surgery training organisation in the country


Job description
Job responsibilities

 

  • To provide general medical care within the department in close co-operation with colleagues and other specialties
  • To provide emergency general medical care within the on-call rota
  • To participate in the departments teaching, audit, and educational activities
  • Daily ward rounds, inpatient and outpatient management of patients, operating lists and on call.

 


Person Specification
Eligibility
Essential

  • Hold a current licence to practice from the General Medical Council

Qualifications
Essential

  • (MRCP) or qualification of an equivalent level

Desirable

  • Advanced Life Support Certificate or equivalent

Clinical Expertise in Speciality/Subspeciality
Essential

  • Experience and knowledge at core level in Nephrology
  • Completed Foundation Year training or equivalent

Desirable

  • NHS experience

Fitness to Practice
Essential

  • Up to date and fit to practice safely and aware of own training needs
  • Evidences engagement with appraisal and revalidation

Teaching
Essential

  • Experience of supervising undergraduates, doctors in training and other colleagues

Desirable

  • Experience in organising educational activities

Audit
Essential

  • Demonstrate understanding of basic principles of audit, evidence based practice and clinical quality improvement initiatives

Personal Skills
Essential

  • Put our patients first
  • Strive for excellence & continuous improvement
  • Value everybody
  • Open and honest
  • Work as a team
  • Understanding of, and commitment to, equality, diversity and inclusion


BMJRef: BMJ-83205/361-R2R-1963

 

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