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Consultant in Emergency Medicine

Barts Health NHS Trust
£88,364 to £119,133 Per annum
Closing date
29 Jun 2023

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Hospital, Emergency medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
We are delighted to invite applications for substantive posts in Emergency Medicine at the Royal London Hospital.

The successful candidates will join a highly motivated, consultant led team delivering high quality emergency care to East London. The department receives a full range of emergencies from the local area, in addition to major trauma from North East London and Essex, with a total of 210,000 urgent and emergency patients seen each year.

Our multidisciplinary clinical team includes nurses, technicians, clinical practitioners, and physician associates working alongside doctors in training, clinical fellows and consultants.

All of our team are dedicated to team well-being and the highest standards in clinical care and patient safety. The department has good working relationships with acute specialities, a friendly working atmosphere, a strong teaching programme and welcomes innovation.
Main duties of the job

The post includes clinical duties across all areas of the department including the resuscitation room, major trauma, major emergencies, injuries, virtual emergency care areas, ambulatory care, SDEC and observation medicine for both adult and paediatric patients. Post holders will join a consultant team providing a 24/7 consultant presence ensuring the highest levels of emergency care.

The post's core role is general emergency medicine. The department welcomes and can potentially accommodate applicants with a specialist interest including but not confined to

Medical Education

The department is developing a strong culture of shop floor training and education and applicants who foster a commitment to education and training would be supported.

Paediatric Emergency Medicine

The department sees 65,000 paediatric urgent and emergency medicine presentations per year. Applicants with a paediatric emergency medicine subspecialty qualification in addition to a CCT in Emergency Medicine will be considered.

Candidates must hold full registration with the GMC with a licence to practice. Details of the job plan and full Job Description and Person Specification are included in the application pack.
About us

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.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate, and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Barts Health supports The Pregnancy Loss Pledge and commits to supporting their staff through the distress of miscarriage.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description and person specification for the main responsibilities of this role.

Person Specification
Qualifications and Training
  • MB ChB or equivalent
  • FCEM or Equivalent ('equivalence' must be confirmed by GMC by the date of the Advisory Appointments Committee)
  • Completion of Specialist training in Emergency Medicine or within 6 months of CCT or equivalent
  • ALS, ATLS, APLS and MIMMS provider or equivalent
  • BSc/MSc
  • MRCP or equivalent additional higher qualification
  • Instructor status in more than one course
  • Evidence of appropriate Faculty Development towards Educational Supervision
  • Appropriate for level of experience
  • Ability to manage on-going medical and surgical critical care in the resuscitation room
  • 12 months consultant experience in a Major Trauma Centre.
  • Experience in leading POCUS and ECHO training programs in emergency care
  • Experience of leading undergraduate clinical training programs
  • Experience of leading Postgraduate teaching and training programs
  • PEM accreditation
  • General desirable criteria in this category Formal Medical Education Qualification
  • Experience in Ambulatory / Frailty Medicine
  • Experience in Community Emergency Medicine
  • Appropriate experience of clinical audit
  • Quality Improvement
  • Project leadership and attainment
  • Evidence of previous participation in Clinical Governance activities
  • Ability to participate fully in departmental research
  • Evidence of involvement in research projects
  • Team player
  • Working independently.
  • Working under pressure.
  • Patience

Employer details
Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust

Royal London Hospital

Whitechapel road


E1 1BB

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