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Clinical Fellow ST3+ in Emergency Medicine

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£55,329 to £63,152 Per annum
Closing date
17 Oct 2023

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Specialist doctor, Emergency medicine
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time
Applicants are invited to apply for a Clinical Fellow ST3+ post in Emergency Medicine for a fixed term period of 12 months.

This post is geared at doctors wanting to gain experience and responsibility in not just managing patients but managing a busy department (at Registrar level). The post holder under the direction of senior colleagues will undertake the below duties, these are not definitive and may be changed in accordance with the needs of the service.

We are a busy DGH Emergency Department that sees a wide variety of presentations (in both adult and paediatric). We deal with medical, surgical, orthopaedic, paediatric and trauma patients. These patients can present and be assessed in resus, majors, minors or paediatric ED.

The ED sees approx. 100,000 new attendances per year (approx. 1/4 paediatric). We have a modern, computerised department with PACS access for imaging. There is a separate Paediatric Emergency Department located adjacent to the main department.
Main duties of the job

The Duties outlined below are not definitive and may be changed in accordance with the needs of the service.

Clinical Duties:
  1. To be part of the Emergency Department Team at the Great Western Hospital.
  2. To see and treat patients presenting to the Emergency Department
  3. Participation in clinical audits.
  4. To contribute to undergraduate/post-graduate and continuing medical education activity.
  5. Conducting suitable duties in cases of emergencies and unforeseen circumstances
About us

Our STAR values are at the heart of everything we do. You can expect to see them in the way we act and the way we treat each other. Our values make us who we are. We will expect your values and behaviours to reflect the STAR Values of the organisation:

ServiceWe will put our patients firstTeamworkWe will work togetherAmbition We will aspire to provide the best serviceRespectWe will act with integrity

Job description
Job responsibilities

Management and Leadership Responsibilities:

All staff in each Directorate are managerially accountable through their Lead Clinician and to the Associate Medical Director, who has overall responsibility for the services within the Directorate. Clinical Fellow ST3+ level doctors are key members of the Directorate team and are accountable and responsible for following the changes to service that will improve the patient experience set out by senior members of the team.
  1. To support and supervise junior colleagues as appropriate.
  2. To contribute to the leadership and development under the direction of the Lead Clinician and Associate Medical Director and in line with the Trusts business plans.
  3. The post holder will ensure effective communication and involvement of staff across the Directorate including support to the Divisional Director to achieve their objectives.
  4. Work in partnership with colleagues in other Directorates within the Trust.
  5. Work within the Trusts framework for Clinical Governance and Risk, including the development of clinical policies and adherence to standing orders, standing financial instructions and financial procedures.

Further details can be found on the attached job description.

Person Specification
  • Fully registered with the GMC with licence to practise
  • ALS provider status
Clinical Experience
  • Relevant experience within a specialty relevant to the role
  • Applicable EM experience
  • Expertise in full range of medical conditions
  • Ability to help lead and supervise a multi-professional team and take full and independent responsibility for clinical care of patients
Management Experience
  • Ability to manage priorities
  • Leadership skills
  • Experience of audit and management
  • Flexible approach and Ability to lead project teams
Teaching and Research
  • Ability to teach clinical skills to trainees/undergraduates and multi disciplinary teams
  • Interest in leading multi-professional education
  • Ability to supervise post-graduate research
  • Intermediate level IT skills

Employer details
Employer name

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The Great Western Hospital

Marlborough Road



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