SENIOR CLINICAL FELLOW In PRE-HOSPITAL EMERGENCY MEDICINE And EMERGENCY MEDICINE
The post is available from 1stAugust 2023
University Hospital Wales (UHW), Cardiff are excited to offer a 1 or 2 year, full time Fellowship in Emergency & Community Prehospital Emergency Medicine. This programme is for energetic, enthusiastic doctors of ST3/ST4+ or equivalent level in Emergency Medicine who wish to develop their prehospital emergency medicine (PHEM) skills in the first Welsh Major Trauma Centre (MTC) and its partner the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust (WAST).Main duties of the job
The successful candidate would work at the MTC (University Hospital Wales, Cardiff) and on the Welsh Enhanced Care Response unit (WECRU), spending 70% of their time in hospital and 30% of their time prehospital. They will be joining a well-staffed and supportive hospital team containing 25 Consultants and 13 Registrars in Emergency Medicine. The Welsh ECRU is a new development in partnership with UHW and WAST and hopes to build on & streamline clinical pathways for patients that may attend the ED. This is a unique opportunity to help build a system dedicated to improving emergency care in the vibrant city of Cardiff.
The post is available for 6-12 months from 1st February 2023
There are very few opportunities nationally for trainees to develop and gain first-hand experience in PHEM. This is a superb opportunity for trainees who wish to build on their PHEM portfolio for potential National PHEM selection. UHW has appointed a Consultant in PHEM who will be overlooking your training and encouraging participation in PHEM governance and quality improvement projects.
Eligible candidates will be GMC registered doctors with at least 18 months experience of working in Emergency Medicine in the UK as a middle grade (i.e. able to lead a department at night with remote supervision) and at least 3 months experience in Paediatric Emergency Medicine, 6 months experience in Anaesthesia, 6 months experience in Intensive Care Medicine and 6 months experience in Acute General Medicine.About us
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.
Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well, and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.
Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.Job description Job responsibilities
You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents.Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- MBBS or equivalent
- Life Support provider status on ALS, APLS or ATLS/ETC
PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE Essential
- Intercalated Degree
- Academic Excellence
- Instructor status in Life support Courses
- 12 months experience of working in Emergency Medicine in the UK as a middle grade (i.e. able to lead a department at night with remote supervision).
- 4 years of post graduate experience in specialities relevant to emergency medicine
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE , ABILITIES Essential
- Some experience in Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine, paediatrics, intensive care, anaesthesia, acute medicine.
- Demonstrable skills in written and spoken English adequate to enable effective communication about medical and legal topics with patients and colleagues
- Special interest or previous experience in medicolegal medicine.
- Evidence of recent quality improvement projects or audit.
- Evidence of Teaching experience