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Speciality Doctor in Paediatrics

Employer
Hywel Dda University Health Board
Location
Carmarthen
Salary
Depending on experience £50,620 - £79,144 pa
Closing date
18 Oct 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Paediatrics
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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An excellent opportunity has arisen for a permanent position of Speciality Doctor in Paediatrics at Glangwili Hospital.The responsibilities of the post holder include Middle Grade Level duties. You will join a group of Paediatric Trainees and existing Speciality Doctors on the rota. You will have the opportunity to run ward weeks, develop your own special interest with the provision of clinics, study leave and supervision.

Main duties of the job

You will enjoy excellent conditions of employment, whilst building your future in one of the best locations in the UK. The Women and Children's Health Directorate provides services for children, young people, and women within the HywelDdaHealth Board. The Paediatric team operates with a full senior nursing team. The Directorate aims to provide fully integrated secondary children's services to flexibly meet the health needs of local children. Following reconfiguration of our service in West Wales, we operate one centralised SCBU (250 admissions/ year, retrieval by the neonatal transport service for intensive care), with acute paediatrics delivered in each district general hospital site.

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.

Job description
Job responsibilities

For full details of the role requirements please see attached Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential
  • Full GMC Registration with Licence to Practice
  • -Valid Certified Advanced Life Support Skills
  • -ATLS
  • 4 years full-time postgraduate training (or part-time equivalent), at least 2 of which in a specialty training programme in a relevant specialty
Clinical Experience
Essential
  • -Commitment to team approach and multi-disciplinary working
  • -Knowledge of UK hospital systems (or equivalent)
  • Able to apply knowledge
  • -Experience of the assessment of emergencies
Desirable
  • -Experience of NHS
  • -Additional clinical qualification(s)
Clinical Governance
Essential
  • -Evidence of participation in clinical audit and understanding role of audit in improving medical practice
Desirable
  • Knowledge of risk management


BMJRef: BMJ-94528/100-MED-GGH-195-B
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