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Clinical Fellow ST3+ in Intervention Respiratory Medicine

Employer
Barts Health NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£38,740 to £53,132 a year per annum
Closing date
4 Dec 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Other
Career Level
Fellow
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time
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Applications are invited for the post of Intervention Clinical Fellow in Respiratory Medicine based within the Department of Respiratory Medicine at St Bartholomew's Hospitals, Barts Health NHS Trust.

This post is ideal for a senior respiratory trainee with a keen interest in intervention as an out of programme experience, but would also be suitable for someone who has completed Core Medical Training considering a career in Respiratory Medicine of hoping to gain more experience. It will provide the perfect platform to hone and develop skills in bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound and pleural procedures, closely aligned with the lung cancer service. The post provides the rare opportunity for a respiratory physician to learn navigational bronchoscopy with our world-leading thoracic surgical colleagues.

There will be scope within the post to explore quality improvement projects, audit work and research opportunities dependent on the appointed candidates areas of interest.

Main duties of the job

To provide clinical care to patients attending the Respiratory services based at Royal London and St Bartholomew's Hospitals, Barts Health NHS Trust.

  • To provide evidence - based care.
  • To be aware of and adhere to the clinical and quality standards set out within the Clinical Academic Group (CAG) & Trust guidelines.
  • To liaise effectively and on a timely basis with colleagues within the Respiratory Department and other clinical specialities within the Trust particularly Acute Medicine, Diabetes, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Rheumatology, Interventional Radiology, Anaesthetics and ITU, General Practitioners, community services, and all healthcare agencies.
  • To maintain and promote team and multi-disciplinary work, working closely and regularly with the consultant medical staff and the members of the Acute Medicine and Respiratory Departments.
  • To provide cover for annual and study leave of colleagues so far as is practicable.

About us

Barts Health NHS Trust is one of Britain's leading healthcare providers and the largest trust in the NHS. It was created on 1 April 2012 by bringing together three Trusts: Barts and The London NHS Trust, Newham University Hospital NHS Trust and Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS Trust. The new trust has a turnover of approximately 1.1 billion and approximately 15,000 employees.

Together our hospitals - Mile End Hospital in Mile End, Newham University Hospital in Plaistow, St Bartholomew's (Barts) in the City, The Royal London in Whitechapel, and Whipps Cross University Hospital in Leytonstone - deliver high quality clinical care to the people of east London and further afield. The London Chest hospital closed, and services moved to the King George V building at St Bartholomew's in April 2015.

The hospitals offer a full portfolio of services that serve the needs of the local community, and are home to some of Britain's leading specialist centres including cancer, cardiac, trauma and emergency care. Barts Health also has one of the UK's busiest children's hospitals and internationally renowned surgical facilities.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The major responsibility of the post

The post holder will need to demonstrate professional excellence and the ability to deliver effective care. She/he will need to agree levels of activity and throughput with the Clinical Lead and undertake appraisal as per Trust policy.

The post holder will be required to adhere to the Trusts policy on Maintaining Medical Excellence and to be committed to maintaining their standard of performance by keeping their knowledge and skills up to date.

Part 1: JOB DESCRIPTION

Clinical Responsibilities

  • To provide clinical care to patients attending the Respiratory services based at Royal London and St Bartholomew's Hospitals, Bart's Health NHS Trust.

General Responsibilities

  • To provide evidence based care.
  • To be aware of and adhere to the clinical and quality standards set out within the Clinical Academic Group (CAG) & Trust guidelines.
  • To liaise effectively and on a timely basis with colleagues within the Respiratory Department and other clinical specialities within the Trust particularly Acute Medicine, Diabetes, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Rheumatology, Interventional Radiology, Anaesthetics and ITU, General Practitioners, community services, and all healthcare agencies.
  • To maintain and promote team and multi-disciplinary work, working closely and regularly with the consultant medical staff and the members of the Acute Medicine and Respiratory Departments.
  • To provide cover for annual and study leave of colleagues so far as is practicable.
  • Continuing responsibility for the care of patients in his/her charge, including all administrative duties associated with patient care.
  • To use the Trust IT systems effectively.
  • To regularly check Trust email account and respond in a timely manner to emails.
  • To adhere to all procedures and protocols and update them as and when necessary through a consultative process.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • MBBS or equivalent
  • MRCP or equivalent
  • Registration with a medical defence organisation

Desirable

  • RCP Respiratory
  • SCE

Eligibility
Essential

  • Eligible for full registration with the GMC at time of appointment

Language Skills
Essential

  • Demonstrable skills in written and spoken English that are adequate to enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues

Entry Criteria to the Grade
Essential

  • At least 2 years hospital experience at SHO (CMT/IMT) grade or higher
  • Experience of working in Respiratory Medicine for at least 4 months

Experience
Essential

  • Experience of Research/Audit

Desirable

  • Shall have worked for at least 8 months in Respiratory Medicine
  • Experience of management/ leadership
  • Experience of Teaching

Skills
Essential

  • Pleural procedures in line with the CMT/IMT curriculum
  • Pleural procedures in line with the CMT/IMT curriculum
  • Good organisational skills

Desirable

  • Bronchoscopy/EBUS Pleural US

Knowledge
Essential

  • Completed CMT/IMT competencies or equivalent

Commitment to Clinical Governance / Improving Quality of Patient Care
Essential

  • Clinical governance: Understanding of the clinical governance process
  • Audit: Experience of the clinical audit process and an understanding of its aims

Desirable

  • The Evidence of leading quality improvement track record of engaging in clinical governance
  • Track record of engaging in clinical governance

BMJ Ref: BMJ-101212/259-MED389SBH

 

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