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Clinical Fellow in ICU

Employer
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Frimley, Camberley
Salary
£43,923 Per Annum
Closing date
27 Feb 2024

The Anaesthetic Department seeks a motivated trainee at FY3+ level to join the team. The successful candidate will work in the Intensive Care Unit as duty doctor during daytime hours and will join the anaesthetic/ICU on-call rota as part of an on-call group for out-of-hours work. Frimley Park Hospital is a busy DGH with significant amount of out-of-hours work. Team working, enthusiasm and good communication skills are essential for this post.

The post is for 6-12 months with a starting from August 2024.

The 12 bedded intensive care unit at Frimley Park Hospital offers Level 2 and 3 care with approximately 750 admissions each year. The patient workload is that expected in a DGH ICU as well as the additional work that arises from Frimley's tertiary services. The intensive care unit is supported by medical and surgical high dependency areas for Level 1 and 2 patients. There is also a comprehensive critical care outreach service which is supported by a dedicated critical care consultant.

Main duties of the job

1) Clinical Experience

  • Clinical Fellow FY3 Level. The post is suitable for post foundation trainees who wish to gain experience in intensive care medicine.
  • The post will provide experience in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine. An introduction to airway management can be provided if required.

2) Teaching

  • Weekly consultant-led teaching in topics relevant to anaesthesia and ICM.
  • The department has a strong emphasis on safety and quality with a monthly M& M meeting which is attended by all staff. The post holder will be encouraged to present and take part in the discussion of cases at this meeting.

3) Clinical Audit

  • The post holder is expected to take part in clinical audit of topics pertinent to intensive care and anaesthesia.

4) Timetable

The post holder will take part in the trainee on-call rota on a 1:8 full shift pattern, being on call for the Intensive Care Unit. On-call trainees are expected to work collaboratively as team and to offer support to other members of the on-call team. The trainees are supported by an intensive care consultant and an anaesthetic consultant who are on site until 22:00 and on-call from home

About us

There's never been a more exciting time to build your career at Frimley Health, one of the country's largest and most respected trusts

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust (FHFT) has an outstanding reputation and a proud record of achievement. We have an ongoing commitment to improving the health and care services for the 900,000 people we serve across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

We continue to invest in our services and facilities, including a £10 million upgrade to the hospital maternity unit as well as £49m major new Emergency Assessment Centre on our Wexham Park site. The opening of a brand new £100m state of the art hospital which replaced the existing hospital facility at Heatherwood and are planning to invest further in diagnostics and inpatient capacity at Frimley Park.

We have also made significant investment in our quality improvement and digital programmes to support our vision and we will ensure that we achieve our aim of providing the highest quality healthcare to our patients. Our new EPR - Epic - went live in June and we are already beginning to reap the benefits of this ambitious investment.

Our three core values, and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other.

If you have a passion for clinical excellence, patient care and your own career development, you'll feel at home at Frimley Health.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please review the attached job description for more information or contact Elizabeth Combeer at elizabeth.combeer@nhs.net with any queries.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • Full GMC Registration
  • MBBS or equivalent

Desirable

  • An additional higher qualification

Professional Experience
Essential

  • Experience of working in the UK or similar healthcare system
  • Evidence of continuing medical education including resuscitation training
  • Experience in ICU or speciality complementary to anaesthesia

Desirable

  • Involvement in research including publications or post graduate diploma

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