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Consultant in Emergency Medicine - Permanent and Fixed Term

Employer
NHS Tayside
Location
Tayside
Closing date
18 Mar 2024

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Profession
Specialist doctor, Emergency medicine
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Setting
Hospital

CONSULTANT IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE (1 post)

10 PAs (8:2)

LOCUM CONSULTANT IN EMERGENCY MEDICINE (1 post)

10 PAs (8:2) Fixed term 1 year

Applications are invited to work within NHS Tayside’s Emergency Medicine service which sees 75,000 new patients per annum across Tayside and North East Fife.

NHS Tayside has developed an Unscheduled Care system that proactively manages unscheduled ED attendance thereby minimising surges in demand and maintaining good patient flow. This is supported by a system of direct admissions by GP referred patients to acute medical and surgical receiving areas therefore this group do not stop in the ED unless requiring resuscitation. The consultant team play an active role in resuscitating, reviewing and redirection of appropriate patients. The department is known for its interest in pre-hospital primary retrieval work via the Tayside Trauma Team and Ninewells Hospital is the location of the East Region Major Trauma Centre of the four major trauma centre Scottish Trauma Network.                                                                               

The Emergency Medicine service delivers high quality undergraduate education with the University of Dundee Medical School and has an active interest in postgraduate education, audit, research and Quality Improvement

The appointee will join a dynamic and proactive team of 21 ( 18.6 WTE) Emergency Medicine Consultants. The post holder will be based in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee and Perth Royal Infirmary.

Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register or be within 6 months of the anticipated award of CCT or already in possession of CESR (CP) at date of interview for the post.

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Dr Andrew Kinnon, Consultant and Co- Clinical Lead in Emergency Medicine, Ninewells Hospital, telephone 01382 660111 ext 54341 or email andrew.kinnon2@nhs.scot

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms 18th March 2024

Anticipated Interview date : 9th April 24

 

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