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Clinical Fellow ST3+ in Respiratory Medicine

Employer
Barts Health NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£37,068 to £57,570 per annum
Closing date
7 Mar 2024

We are currently looking to recruit 3 enthusiastic Clinical Fellows (ST3+ Level equivalent) to a post in the Respiratory Department at St Bartholomew's Hospital, part of Barts Health NHS Trust to start August 2024. We have Clinical Fellow posts specialising in Asthma & Allergy, Sleep & Ventilation and Cystic Fibrosis & Bronchiectasis.

This post can be tailored for both the aspiring Respiratory physician requiring further experience and training to enhance specialty training applications or established Respiratory Trainees looking for more advanced training in subspecialty Respiratory Medicine.

There will be opportunities to complete clinical audit and small scale research projects with a number of active clinical researchers within the department.

There will be opportunities to perform pleural procedures and access to pleural ultrasound experience.

You will be part of a large team of SpRs covering respiratory medicine with an active teaching programme and specialist Clinics and MDTs.

You must hold full registration with the General Medical Council and we encourage applications from trainees currently holding a respiratory training number. MRCP or equivalent is essential.

Informal discussions are encouraged and you are invited to contact Dr Nanak Singh, Consultant Respiratory Physician at the St Bartholomew's Hospital: nanak.singh2@nhs.net

If you are interested in this post, please make an online application.

Main duties of the job

There a three Senior Clinical Fellow posts available at St Bartholomew's Hospital in the Respiratory department. This post is on the Middle grade rota.

The Middle Grade rota is made up off 7 Registrar grade doctors. Each doctor is aligned to a service and works closely with their MDT. The candidate will be expected to perform in-patient ward and out-patient clinic duties and other subspecialty specific activities. There may be an opportunity to rotate through the respiratory subspecialties gaining experience of different areas.

There are opportunities in the following subspecialties

Sleep and Ventilation

Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectasis

Difficult Asthma

The Respiratory Department at St Bartholomew's Hospital is a specialist unit, and these wards look after adult patients with the following range of problems:

Cystic Fibrosis and non-CF bronchiectasis

Respiratory Failure secondary to COPD, obesity and neuromuscular conditions requiring home ventilation

Complex Sleep Apnoea

Lung Cancer

Advanced COPD

Severe Asthma

Allergy

Interstitial Lung Diseases

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description
Job responsibilities

To provide evidence based care.

To have regard at all times to the clinical and quality standards set out within the Clinical Academic Group (CAG) & Trust guidelines.

To liaise effectively and on a timely basis with colleagues within the Respiratory Department and other clinical specialities within the Trust particularly Acute Medicine, Diabetes, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, HIV, Renal, Rheumatology, Interventional Radiology, Anaesthetics and ITU, General Practitioners, community services, and all healthcare agencies.

To maintain and promote team and multi-disciplinary work, working closely and regularly with the consultant medical staff and the members of the Acute Medicine and Respiratory Departments.

To provide cover for annual and study leave of colleagues so far as is practicable.

Continuing responsibility for the care of patients in his/her charge, including all administrative duties associated with patient care.

To use the Trust IT systems effectively.

To regularly check Trust email account and respond in a timely manner to emails.

To adhere to all procedures and protocols and update them as and when necessary through a consultative process.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • MBBS or equivalent
  • MRCP or equivalent

Desirable

  • SCE in Respiratory Medicine or equivalent
  • Teaching experience

Eligibility
Essential

  • Eligible for full registration with the GMC at time of appointment.

Language Skills
Essential

  • Demonstrable skills in written and spoken English that are adequate to enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues.

Entry Criteria to the Grade
Essential

  • At least four years' full-time postgraduate training (or part-time or flexible equivalent) at least two of which will be in a specialty training programme in a relevant specialty or as a fixed term specialty trainee in a relevant specialty. Or equivalent experience and competencies.

Experience
Essential

  • At least 2 years hospital experience at SHO (CMT) grade or higher with experience of working in Respiratory/Acute Medicine for at least 1 year at StR level.

Desirable

  • Further experience in respiratory medicine
  • Experience of management/ leadership
  • 6 Months working in the NHS

Skills
Essential

  • Ability to develop good working relationships.
  • Good organisational skills.

Desirable

  • Bronchoscopy/EBUS
  • Pleural procedures
  • Thoracic Ultrasound

Commitment to Clinical Governance / Improving Quality of Patient Care
Essential

  • Clinical governance: Understanding of the clinical governance process. Track record of engaging in clinical governance
  • Audit: Experience of the clinical audit process and an understanding of its aims.
  • Evidence of interest and experience in teaching all members of MDT

Desirable

  • Evidence of leading quality improvement
  • Evidence of research experience
  • Evidence of interest and experience in teaching all members of MDT.

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