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Senior Clinical Fellow in General Medicine

Employer
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Prescot
Salary
£33,790 to £53,132 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
7 Oct 2022

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Sector
Hospital, General internal medicine
Career Level
Fellow
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

This post is for a Senior Clinical Fellow to work General Medicine. This is a full-time post offering an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated doctor to join a dynamic, rapidly expanding team delivering multidisciplinary acute care in St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals.

The post holder will be required to work fulltime and will contribute to the ST3+ or IMT3 on-call rota, depending on experience. There may also be an opportunity to experience sub-speciality clinics/procedures, depending on the interest/experience of the post-holder.

Due to the short term nature of the role/service demand, the successful candidate must hold full registration with the GMC and have existing right to live and work in the UK, at the time of application. Candidates who are not GMC registered or do not hold existing right to live and work in the UK, at the time of application will not progress through the shortlisting stage.

Main duties of the job

The Medical Care Group comprises medical specialties such as Medicine for Older People, Emergency Department, Cardiology, Respiratory, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Haematology, ITU, HDU, CCU, Paediatrics, Dermatology and Intermediate Care. The Surgical Care Group includes all of the surgical disciplines, Anaesthetics and Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Support Services include Radiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Haematology, Neurophysiology and Cardiorespiratory.

The Medical Care Group comprises 415 medical beds including a 48 bedded Acute Medical Unit (AMU) with a GP / Ambulatory Care unit, a 17 bedded CCU, a 29 bedded Stroke Unit, 20 bed Haematology Unit and a 27 bed Intermediate Care Unit. There is also an Endoscopy Suite, a Cancer Day Hospital, a satellite Haemodialysis Unit and an OP Diabetes Unit. The Department of Medicine for Older People has in total 152 beds, including a frailty unit.

About us

A 338 million (PFI) investment has re-built and modernised both Whiston and St Helens Hospitals, resulting in modern state of the art health care facilities for the treatment and care of patients. St Helens Hospital was completed in 2008 and Whiston Hospital in 2010. The hospitals include 887 inpatient beds with state of the art CT and MRI facilities existing on both hospital sites. CT and MRI scanners at St Helens have also recently been upgraded including installation of a high field 3 Tesla MRI scanner. The DEXA scanner is also located at St Helens Hospital.

The Trust provides a full range of acute inpatient, outpatient, day case and emergency services to local communities of St Helens, Knowsley, parts of Halton and Liverpool. The Regional Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit also extends its services to the whole of Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

As a Trust, our aim is to provide a high quality service to all patients. We strive to meet the best standards for professional care whilst being sensitive and responsive to the needs of individual patients. Our valued workforce is recognised for their unique skills and talents with our teams of experts winning national awards on a regular basis.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Participate in the initial assessment and management of patients, supervising more junior members of the team.

To lead inpatient ward rounds to ensure the on-going clinical management of patients is appropriate. To support the discharge of patients, to a place of safety, in a timely manner.

Participate in or lead the acute take, to provide senior clinical decisions, with the support of consultant clinicians.

Contribute to the Medical Emergency Team (MET). Lead cardiac arrest calls.

Contribute to GIM/medical speciality clinics.

Liaise with other members of the clinical team and other specialties.

Advise junior trainees and ANPs about management of patients

Develop skills in managing the ward to avoid unnecessary patient delays and maintain good clinical care to all patients.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • Applicants must hold full registration with the GMC at the time of application
  • MB ChB or equivalent medical qualification
  • ALS Certification
  • Completed Foundation Year Programme and/or equivalent medical qualification/experience
  • Completed 2 years' experience in a medical speciality, post Foundation Programme or equivalent experience
  • Completed or part completed UK MRCP examinations or equivalent post-graduate examination

Knowledge & Experience
Essential

  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of your professional code of conduct
  • Ability to demonstrate good clinical care
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and caring attitude to patients
  • Willingness to seek timely assistance from senior colleagues when appropriate

Skills
Essential

  • Competent in history taking and examination skills

Other
Essential

  • Excellent communications skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Exhibit leadership skills & be able to lead a clinical team
  • Computer literate
  • Demonstrated administration ability or responsibility, not necessarily medical

Desirable

  • Have experience of clinical audit, service improvement or research

 


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Company

 

A £38 million (PFI) investment has re-built and modernised both Whiston and St Helens Hospitals, resulting in modern state of the art health care facilities for the treatment and care of patients. St Helens Hospital was completed in 2008 and Whiston Hospital in 2010. 
The Trust provides a full range of acute inpatient, outpatient, day case and emergency services to local communities of St Helens, Knowsley, parts of Halton and Liverpool. The Regional Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit also extends its services to the whole of Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales and the Isle of Man.
As a Trust, our aim is to provide a high quality service to all patients. We strive to meet the best standards for professional care whilst being sensitive and responsive to the needs of individual patients. Our valued workforce is recognised for their unique skills and talents with our teams of experts winning national awards on a regular basis. 

Our Achievements

The Trust is currently the only acute Trust in Cheshire and Merseyside, and is one of nine in the entire country, to achieve the title of OUTSTANDING, rated by the Care Quality Commission.

CQC

Life in Merseyside

Merseyside, which includes the great city of Liverpool, is within easy reach of North Wales, the Lake District and the Peak District and provides an interesting mix of rural and urban life.  Liverpool is a vibrant, music city which has undergone a renaissance in recent years and has recently been named European City of Culture.

High quality schools are available in Liverpool, Wirral and Rainhill areas. The area has many sports facilities including championship golf courses, several sailing clubs and one of the finest windsurfing venues in Britain. ‘Merseysiders’ are renowned for their friendliness and quick-witted humour and the region sports two of the finest football teams in the Premier League.  
The town of St Helens is renowned for its glassworks and rugby. The district has a population of around 340,000 and is of mixed residential, industrial and rural character. It is situated on the edge of Merseyside, between the open countryside of Cheshire to the south and Lancashire to the north.
Manchester City Centre is a short 23 miles from Whiston Hospital; accesses to motorway networks are a short 5 minute drive (including M62 and M6). 
Both Whiston and St Helens Hospitals are within easy reach of the City of Liverpool (20 minutes by car), and access to motorway networks (including M62, M6, M57 and M58) is also convenient. 

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Website
Telephone
0151 290 4566
Location
Whiston Hospital
Warrington Road
Prescot
Liverpool
Merseyside
L35 5DR
United Kingdom
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