This is an exciting opportunity to join the talented team at Pilgrim Hospital, in Boston supporting the Emergency Department team. The post-holder will provide care in our Emergency Departments. There will be opportunities to contribute to service development, education and quality improvement. Applicants should have proven postgraduate experience in an Accident & Emergency Department and at least one year in a recognised hospital.
Main duties of the job
The Speciality Doctor will work at Pilgrim Hospital in Boston in the Emergency Department and will join the current middle grade rota with a variety of day and night shifts.
You can expect a warm welcome at our United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours. We appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including a fantastic benefits package with competitive pay rates with annual increases, annual leave of 27 days increasing to 29 days after 5 years and 33 after 10 years, access to the NHS Pension Scheme to which you and the Trust contribute. Alongside this there are extensive training development opportunities. We promote a healthy work life balance, provide an Occupational Health Service to support you at work and have a number of NHS discounts available either directly through ourselves or online through NHS Discounts. As part of our recruitment process we can tell you more about our benefits package and you will see that we offer everything you would expect and more!
The successful candidate will manage patients that attend the A& E Department, will be expected to organise admissions and referrals, ensure that investigations and prescriptions are appropriate and that notes are kept to a satisfactory standard.
You will have expertise in resuscitation skills for both adult and children and will perform simple procedures including manipulation of fractures, dislocations etc under local anaesthetic and sedation.
You will be responsible for the shop floor running of the department with consultant supervision, with supervision of junior doctors, opportunities for teaching, managing flow in the department and helping to maintain the 4 hour standard.
The duties of the post are subject to review from time to time in the light of changing requirements of the service.
The post-holder may be requested to perform exceptional irregular commitments outside normally rostered duties as are essential for the continuity of care and in occasional emergencies and unforeseen circumstances.
- Do you have full GMC registration with a licence to practice
- Have you completed any of the following training schemes - ATLS, EPALS, ALS (3) or MRCEM, FRCEM or MRCP?
- Do you have previous experience within an ED setting post grade 1 year minimum?
- Do you have previous audit/governance experience?
- Do you have previous teaching experience within your past roles?
- Do you have previous leadership skills