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LAS ST4-ST6 Emergency Medicine

Employer
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Location
Swansea
Salary
Depending on experience £1510.20 per week, paid monthly
Closing date
11 Oct 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Emergency medicine
Career Level
Trust / Career grade
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

We are delighted to offer these posts based at Moriston Hospital Emergency Department.

These posts are aimed at strengthening skills in Emergency Medicine. It is intended that these posts in the South Wales region will provide an excellent learning opportunity and will enhance individuals CV's which will attract high calibre candidates. We are able to support applications from individuals who have specific training or experience requirements such as education, quality improvement, ambulatory medicine, intensive care or acute frailty.

The post offers an excellent opportunity to build portfolios and experience at ST4-6 level.

The post would also be suitable for those wishing to take time out of programme (OOPE), although this must be discussed in detail with relevant current training programme directors.

This post has an average of just over 45 hours per week with 1:3 weekend frequency. Working time is 80% clinical and 20% SPA.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will participate in a full shift 24/7 rota of more experienced doctors who provide support to the junior grade at Morriston ED.

You will be clinically responsible for the diagnosis, supervision and management of patients attending the ED.

Provide initial treatment and assessment of adult and paediatric patients presenting with illness or injury and where necessary arranging for patients to be reviewed or admitted by medical staff from other specialties.

On exceptional occasions, be responsible for such irregular commitments outside normal hours as are essential for continuity of patient care.

The appointment is subject to the national medical and dental terms and conditions of service.

About us

We expect everyone that works for the Health Board, regardless of their role, to share and uphold our values in all that they do.

Caring for each other, in every human contact in all of our communities and each of our hospitals.

Working together, as patients, families, carers, staff and communities so that we always put patients first.

Always improving, so that we are at our best for every patient and for each other

Job description
Job responsibilities

The post holder will participate in a full shift 24/7 rota of more experienced doctors who provide support to the junior grade at Morriston ED.

You will be clinically responsible for the diagnosis, supervision and management of patients attending the ED.

Provide initial treatment and assessment of adult and paediatric patients presenting with illness or injury and where necessary arranging for patients to be reviewed or admitted by medical staff from other specialties.

On exceptional occasions, be responsible for such irregular commitments outside normal hours as are essential for continuity of patient care.

The appointment is subject to the national medical and dental terms and conditions of service.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • Full GMC Registration with license to practice
  • MB BS or recognised equivalent
  • 36 months postgraduate experience including 12 months emergency medicine OR evidence of ST3 EM Competencies
  • Provider status in ALS/ATLS/EPLS

Desirable

  • Intercalated BSC

Experience
Essential

  • Evidence of working effectively as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Commitment to team approach and multi-disciplinary working
  • Up to date with current practices in Emergency Medicine
  • Evidence of participation in, progressing and completing audit

Desirable

  • Liaison with other agencies
  • Experience of participation in Quality Improvement
  • Previous experience of working in the NHS/experience of NHS working practices and systems.

Skills
Essential

  • Understanding of clinical risk management and clinical governance
  • Basic understanding of research methodology and demonstrates evidence of ability to learn
  • Ability to take independent clinical decisions when necessary and to seek advice from senior doctors as appropriate
  • Understanding of information systems and technology

 


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Company

About us:

Swansea Bay UHB covers a population of approximately 390,000 in the Swansea and Neath Port Talbot areas, with an annual budget of around £1bn. The health board employs approximately 12,500 staff.

It has three major hospitals providing a range of services: Morriston and Singleton in Swansea, and Neath Port Talbot Hospital in Port Talbot. We also have a community hospital and primary care resource centres providing clinical services outside the main hospitals.

Primary care independent contractors play an essential role in the care of our population and the health board commissions services from GPs, opticians, pharmacists and dentists across the area.

We have 49 GP practices in our health board area, 72 dental practices including orthodontists, 31 optometry practices and 92 community pharmacies. Mental health and learning disabilities services are provided both in hospital and community settings.

The Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery at Morriston Hospital forms part of the UK network of burns and plastic surgery units, covering Wales, and the south west of England. Morriston is one of two specialist cardiac surgery services in Wales.

Other specialist services provided by the health board included cleft lip and palate, renal, fertility and bariatric surgery. Forensic mental health services are provided to a wider community which extends across the whole of South Wales.

The health board has an excellent reputation for research and innovation, with excellent links with Swansea University.

Swansea Bay University Health Board

Our Sites:

  • Morriston Hospital - our largest site, hosting our Emergency Department and tertiary services. One of the largest in Wales
  • Singleton Hospital hosts a range of acute services and maternity unit
  • Neath Port Talbot Hospital provides a range of inpatient, outpatient and day case services 
  • We also provide a comprehensive Mental Health Service at Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend sites, along with Gorseinon Hospital for Assessment and Rehabilitation of Older People
  • Learning Disabilities - Celebrating 100 years of Learning Disability Nursing

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