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Locum Consultant in Emergency Medicine

Employer
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Northwick Park and Ealing Hospitals
Salary
£88,364 to £119,133 a year per annum
Closing date
9 Dec 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Emergency medicine
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

London North West University (LNWH) Hospitals seeks dynamic, skilled individuals to join their Emergency Medicine Consultant team across our two Emergency Departments at Northwick Park and Ealing Hospitals.

Providing clinical leadership to the Emergency Departments (EDs) at both Ealing and Northwick Park sites, in co-operation with the Clinical Directors. The EDs are currently involved in many Quality Improvement activities and are looking for established or newly qualified consultants to be part of the team. (Dual qualification in paediatric medicine is desirable but not essential).

The Departments offer wide ranges of services to emergency patients. The new consultant will help run and develop these services and have joint responsibility for leading and developing initiatives to ensure improvement in performance of the clinical indicators.

To oversee and ensure the provision of high quality clinical services within the Emergency Department and to lead appropriate training and audit activity.

To collaborate in the development of Emergency services both in terms of the facilities available and new systems, processes and procedures.

Main duties of the job

To be responsible, with the Nursing Shift Leader, for efficient floor management including deployment of junior medical staff.

To collaborate with the Lead Clinician and the Senior Nurse Management Team in the development and implementation of medical policy for the running of the department.

Participation in the medical advisory and liaison work of the hospital Medical Staff Committee and to share the workload of the involvement in any other committees relating to the Emergency Department. For example, Clinical Governance, Safeguarding Adults, Transfusion, Major Incident etc.

Ensuring the use of the computer systems within the department by education and direction of junior doctors' activity.

To co-operate with the consultant team in the recruitment and appointment of junior medical staff in consultation with the Department of Human Resources and the ED Senior Nurse Management Team. He/she will also be expected when required to involve themselves with the recruitment and appointment of the registrar and, when necessary, of nurses in the department. He/she will help to organise and give guidance to the deployment of junior staff duties including allocation and supervision of clinical work where necessary.

About us

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:

  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description
Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • Full GMC registration. FRCEM or equivalent

Desirable

  • Other higher professional

Knowledge and Expertise
Essential

  • Current life support provider for ATLS, ALS and APLS or European equivalents.

Desirable

  • Current life support course, HMIMMS/MIMMS or European equivalents, ultrasound qualification

BMJ Ref: BMJ-102455/337-MS-1176-SS

 

Company


London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country. Our team of more than 8,000 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of approximately one million people providing hospital and community services to the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

As well as delivering community services across four London boroughs from multiple sites we run major acute hospital services at:

  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country’s top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark’s Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for colorectal disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, which also offers a range of outpatient services and urgent care centre.

We also provide specialist care at Meadow House Hospice. We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

To find out more about our Trust, why not view our video We are London North West University Healthcare

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • Honesty
  • Equality
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Teamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

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