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StR Lower in Respiratory Medicine

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust
£55,329 to £63,152 a year Dependant on experience
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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We are looking to appoint an StR Lower Doctor in Respiratory Medicine at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust to undertake a 12 month FTC. This post holder will work within the Respiratory Medicine team to provide comprehensive inpatient management for our Respiratory wards. The post will be ideally suited to doctor with an interest in Respiratory Medicine or General Medicine.

Main duties of the job

The Respiratory Medicine team are looking for an individual to join the team and work closely with the clinical team across Hartor, Honeyford and Hexworthy ward, consultant ward rounds conducted daily.

The post holder will be responsible for the day to day care of inpatients under the care of your supervising consultants. You will be expected to provide support to one of the four ward based consultants based on the wards, supporting with managing inpatients, completing TTA's and daily ward jobs.

About us

Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust is a rapidly developing university teaching hospital serving a large population in the South West. Located between the sea and Dartmoor, the opportunity to combine career excellence whilst easily pursuing outdoor activities, ensures a work-life balance and an amazing quality of life. Local airports and train lines provide easy transport links to the rest of the UK and Europe.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The post holder will be responsible for the day to day care of inpatients under the care of your supervising consultants. We have four ward based consultants attending the wards on a rotational basis over two weeks at a time managing inpatients.

Person Specification

  • MB BS or equivalent
  • Full or limited registration with the GMC


  • ALS/ACLS or equivalent
  • Studying towards Part 1 or higher qualification


  • Completed pre-registration year
  • Experience of basic life support and resuscitation skills


  • Wide medical experience
  • Familiarity with the NHS
  • Previous experience of a six month post in the NHS


  • Broad understanding of G(I)M
  • Acute G(I)M experience
  • Competent in history taking and examination skills
  • Organisational and communication skills
  • Willing to seek timely assistance from senior colleagues when appropriate
  • Good oral and written presentation skills


  • Evidence of understanding and application of knowledge
  • Interested in and understands principles of medical audit
  • Accepts responsibility and participation in the management of emergencies
  • Management skills
  • Computer literacy


  • Able to function successfully under stress
  • Able to establish good working relationships with other members of the multidisciplinary team

Other factors

  • Contributes to departmental training sessions
  • Able to organise own learning
  • Sets realistic goals and deadlines
  • Good organisational skills and time management

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