Consultant Emergency Medicine - Newham Hospital
If you are looking for:
A fair work life balance
A team of friendly, supportive and motivated consultants
A department prioritizing high quality patient care, training and education
A department consistently delivering against the 4 hour emergency standard
Patients with a wide range of emergency and critical illnesses
An opportunity to develop sub-specialty interests
Then consider coming and joining our friendly, dynamic team based here Newham University Hospital, part of Barts Health. We are looking to expand our team of 14 WTE consultants. We have a total of 43 junior doctors, including FY2, GPVTS and CT1-ST6 trainees.
Newham University Hospital sees over 90,000 Emergency patients per year, with another 75,000 seen in a collocated Urgent Care Centre. We work closely with our GP colleagues in UTC to ensure A&E is for emergencies only. We also manage both an adult and paediatric clinical decision unit, located within the department, which sees 6,500 patients a year.
Main duties of the job
Hospital name: Newham University Hospital
Turnover at Hospital: 123 million
Staff numbers within Hospital: 1,786
Bed Capacity within Hospital: 340 beds
Services provided within Hospital:
Newham University Hospital provides all the services expected of a local hospital including emergency care, surgery, children's health, women's health (includes a very large maternity unit >6,100 births per year), specialist medicine, long-term care and diagnostics.
- Emergency Department attendances average 460 per day (peaking above 500) and is currently one of the best performing hospitals in London. Large emergency take of circa 70 per day.
- Dedicated stroke unit specialises in rehabilitation for patients who have usually spent the first 72 hours after a stroke at The Royal London and is fully dementia friendly.
- Children's service on Rainbow Centre provides access to specialist clinics, community nurses and play work as well as in patient, day patient and outpatient care.
- The Barts Health Orthopaedic Centre BHOC, situated in the grounds of Newham University Hospital, the is a state-of-the-art stand-alone facility with 39-beds which opened in 2005. It offers safe, fast, day-care, elective surgery and diagnostic procedures in many different specialties.
Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.
The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.
Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.
This post is designed to augment the Emergency service offered by Barts Health across all our sites. The Trust runs Emergency Departments at the Royal London Hospital, Newham University Hospital and at Whipps Cross University Hospital.
- Full GMC Registration
- MB ChB or equivalent
- FCEM or Equivalent ('equivalence' must be confirmed by PMETB/GMC by the date of the Advisory Appointments Committee
- Entry on the Specialist Register in Emergency Medicine, or that at time of interview the applicant can produce evidence that he/she is within 6 months of CCT date and is expected to achieve CCT
- MRCP or equivalent additional higher qualification
- Academic distinction/prizes
Knowledge Clinical Expertise in Specialty / Sub-Speciality
- Appropriate for level of experience
- Experience of leading care in a Major Trauma Centre
- Experience of Major Incident Planning / Training.
- Experience in Acute Medicine
- Experience of stroke evaluation and thrombolysis
- Completion of Specialist training in Emergency Medicine or within 6 months of CCT or equivalent
- ALS, ATLS, APLS and MIMMS provider or equivalent
- Instructor status in more than one course
- Experience of organising teaching / training programmes
- Evidence of appropriate Faculty Development towards Educational Supervision