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Junior Clinical Fellow - General Medicine

Hywel Dda University Health Board
Depending on experience £33,135 - £37,468 per annum
Closing date
4 Oct 2022

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Junior Clinical Fellow - General MedicineWITHYBUSH GENERAL HOSPITAL, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshiresuitable for an individual with at least two years' experience post qualification in Medicine. The post holder may want to gain further experience in General Internal Medicine working towards MRCP PACES. The post rotates through the medical specialties Gastroenterology, Acute Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Cardiology, Stroke and Geriatric Medicine. The post includes on-call for the unselected medical take working a full shift based on a 1 in 11. The Hospital serves a population of 120,000 in rural South West Wales.

The Department of Medicine has a strong educational ethos with fixed educational afternoons every Thursday where teaching is based on small group working, simulation training as well as traditional case based learning.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidates will be expected to participate in e-portfolio working using the Royal College of Physicians e-portfolio which will be provided by the University Health Board. Each successful candidate will be allocated an Educational Supervisor who will supervise their educational progress throughout the tenure of the post. The Department of Medicine works on a ward based system where there are 14 Consultants in the department participating in the acute medical on call rota - based on 6 wards including an Acute Clinical Decisions Unit. There are 22 junior posts within the department and 12 Middle Grade posts.The post is suited to doctors who have not previously worked in the UK as the Department has a structured induction period for at least one month for all such overseas doctors. After the induction period the doctors will be expected to undertake supervised participation within the on-call rota before working independently. There is a modern well equipped Pathology Department with individual Departments of Histopathology including Cytology, Haematology, Blood Transfusion, Clinical Chemistry and Microbiology. The department provided a Phlebotomy service. There is a Physiology Measurements Department including Cardiac and Respiratory Function investigations, Neurophysiology and Audiology.

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:

Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest;Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire;48 general practices (four of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres;Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services;Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

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Job responsibilities

Job description and person specification has been attached, providing a full and detailed description of the key duties and responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification
  • MBBS
  • GMC
  • MRCS 1or MRCP 1
  • ALS + ATLS
  • Completion of F1 & F2
  • Clinical Attachment in Medicine
  • CT Level - Medicine 6 months
  • A&E Experience

BMJRef: BMJ-94491/100-MED-WGH-114-A
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