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Senior Clinical Fellow in Acute Medicine

Employer
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Location
Bridgend
Salary
£35,408 to £55,674 a year per annum
Closing date
3 Dec 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Acute internal medicine
Career Level
Fellow
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend, South Wales

Senior Clinical Fellow in Acute Medicine

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic doctor to join the Acute Medicine team working at The Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend.

The post is suitable for anyone who has completed Internal Medicine Stage one training (IMT3) or equivalent and is in possession of full MRCP.

Main duties of the job

There is a dedicated Acute Medical Unit (AMU) for GP referred patients with assessment space and a short stay inpatient area, including integrated acute frailty template. The team also runs the Ambulatory Care Unit which has outpatient and trolley-based areas for assessment and treatment. The team also provides support to other medical staff in managing patients referred to medicine within the Emergency Department.

You will work closely with colleagues in Acute, General and Emergency medicine to provide support to an unselected medical take. There is close support from medical specialties including Respiratory, Stroke Medicine, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Care of the Elderly and Diabetes and Endocrinology.

About us

There is on site support from the full range of Medical and Acute Surgical specialties as well as Radiology, Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Intensive Care, Haematology and Orthopaedics.

Although the post is not recognised for training, participation in educational programmes, teaching, audit and quality improvement will be encouraged and supported and dedicated SPA time is included.

The post is fixed term from February 2023 for six months

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, you are encouraged to contact Dr John Hounsell, Clinical Lead for Acute Medicine via Lucy Thomas Service Manager on 01656 754004 or email lucy.thomas3@wales.nhs.uk or JohnMichael.Hounsell@wales.nhs.uk

Job description
Job responsibilities

This post is suitable for anyone who has completed Internal Medicine training Stage One (i.e. end of IMT3), or equivalent, (or is due to complete this by February 2023). It is of six month fixed duration until August 2023, covering a vacant HST AIM SpR post during this period.

The post involves working alongside a dedicated acute medicine multidisciplinary team including 8 medical trainees (2FY1, FY2, IMT, 2xACCS, 2xJCF), two nurse practitioners, other AHPs (nursing, pharmacy, OT etc) and a range of visiting specialty clinicians including members of the medical on-call team and specialty in-reach, including integrated acute frailty team.

There is a dedicated Acute Medical Unit (AMU) for GP referred patients with assessment space and a short stay inpatient area, including integrated acute frailty template. The team also runs the Ambulatory Care Unit which has outpatient and trolley-based areas for assessment and treatment. The team also provides support to other medical staff in managing patients referred to medicine within the Emergency Department.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
  • Full MRCP (Note if part 1 and 2 only, and PACES planned, applicants welcome to discuss post with us during application window)

Eligibility
Essential

  • Be eligible for full registration with, and hold a current licence to practise from, the GMC at the advertised post start date
  • Have evidence of achievement IMT Stage 1 competencies or equivalent, at the advertised start date in line with GMC standards/Good Medical Practice
  • Advanced Life Support Certificate from the Resuscitation Council UK or equivalent (as required to complete core medical competences) by intended start date.

BMJ Ref: BMJ-101818/110-MD876-1122

 

Company

Welcome

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board (CTMUHB) provides primary, community, hospital and mental health services to the 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf. Providing great health care to our community is our number one priority.

CTMUHB is one of the largest Health Boards in Wales, with three district general hospital sites, and was formed in 2019. We are ideally situated between Wales’ capital city Cardiff to the south, the coastal town of Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Brecon Beacons National Park to the north where you can explore the breath-taking beauty of the mountains, waterfalls and woodlands. We operate within a vibrant community, rich with history and heritage. You can also explore other parts of Wales. Our central location makes us the perfect starting point and we’re within easy reach of vibrant cities including Swansea and Bristol, as well as Cardiff.

If you come to work in Cwm Taf Morgannwg you will be guaranteed a warm Welsh welcome, opportunities for professional development and a clinical environment that innovates to improve. With almost 12,000 staff our workforce is the lifeblood not only of the University Health Board, but also many of the communities that we serve. We take our staff wellbeing seriously and have dedicated wellbeing rooms and mindfulness sessions. Our Health Board is committed to building a culture it feels proud of, with recognisable values at its core that can be felt and understood by every person who comes into contact with them.

You don’t have to speak Welsh to work in our organisation but we will give you the opportunity to learn. We take staff development seriously and encourage everyone to flourish and progress during their time with us.

For those of you with a young family childcare is available on all three acute hospital sites. There are excellent schools and affordable housing both within and just outside the Health Board.

Whether its paddle boarding, caving, outdoor swimming or singing in a male voice choir- Cwm Taf Morgannwg will provide a fantastic work-life balance for everyone.

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