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Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£52,542 to £82,418 per annum
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Hospital, Emergency medicine
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Emergency Department is a small-medium friendly department seeing approximately 64,000 adult and paediatric patients per year. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Specialty Doctor to join the multi-disciplinary ED team.

A full time specialty doctor works 10 sessions per week, with 8 clinical and 2 non-clinical sessions. The rota is an extremely flexible annualised rota and the pattern of work is tailored to individual requirements to ensure sustainable working and good work life balance.

English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply

Main duties of the job

  • Examination, investigation, treatment and referral of patients presenting to the Emergency Department
  • Oversee the work of other junior clinical staff working in the department
  • To participate in departmental teaching and audit programme

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:

  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description
Job responsibilities

  • The examination, investigation, treatment and referral (as appropriate) of patients presenting to the Emergency Department
  • To oversee the work of other junior clinical staff working in the department, to ensure that an acceptable standard of practice is maintained
  • To lead shift handover
  • To attend safety huddles
  • To ensure IT patient information system is kept up to date
  • To ensure good communication with the Nurse in Charge
  • To ensure that all clinical staff have their appropriate breaks when acting as shift leader
  • To participate in departmental teaching and audit program

Person Specification

  • Full GMC registration with a license to practice
  • MBBCh / MBBS / relevant medical degree
  • Eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • Advanced Life Support Provider
  • Minimum of 4 years work post registration
  • Minimum of 2 years working in Emergency Medicine in the UK


  • Advanced Life Support or equivalent instructor
  • FRCEM Primary and Intermediate


  • Broad experience in Emergency Medicine
  • Good clinical knowledge, acumen and judgement
  • Good relevant practical skills
  • Understands the principles of audit and clinical governance
  • Understands the importance of patient safety and risk
  • Experience and participation in audit and/or quality improvement in last 18 months
  • Ability to produce or implement guidelines and protcols
  • Experience in teaching
  • Understands the importance of wellbeing in the workplace
  • Out of Hours / Hospital at night experience
  • Understands the CESR process


  • Able to work within multidisciplinary teams
  • Able to communicate well in English with team members, patients and their families
  • Honest, reliable and punctual
  • Able to escalate problems and seek help when need be
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to organise and prioritise workload
  • Flexible approach to work


  • IT skills

Commitment to Professional Development

  • Engages with appraisal
  • Engages with reflective practice
  • Committed to continuous learning and personal development
  • Committed to developing skills relevant for the specialty
  • Ability to learn from feedback


  • Understands the principles of research
  • Evidence of research relevant to specialty
  • Experience in leadership and management


  • Occupational Health clearance
  • Willing to work across all Health Board sites if required


  • Ability to speak or desire to learn Welsh






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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