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Specialty Doctor Emergency Medicine

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£52,530 to £82,400 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Specialist doctor, Emergency medicine
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for enthusiastic, experienced, and caring Emergency Physicians to join our team.

We want individuals who can provide clinical leadership in a busy emergency department. We are building a supportive team striving for excellence. We are committed to developing a team that will transform how we work.

Highlights include:

  • 8:2 DCC: SPA job plan
  • Annualised job plan based on 42-week requirement.
  • Flexible self-rostering
  • Brand new department refurbishment due to be completed this December.

Main duties of the job

Our speciality doctors are all provided with SPA time in addition to their core SPA, this is job planned to deliver activity to support the transformation of the department.

We would like you all to be or become approved educational supervisors and support our delivery of a programme of Excellence in Emergency Medicine Education.

For those interested in progressing further once you have completed initial RCEM exams we will support you to complete a CESR process. We can support all necessary placements within the organisation a typically one a year and have a track record of our staff completing the process and obtaining specialist registration.

About us

If you have 4 years' experience post registration at least 2 in Emergency Medicine and at least 1 at an ST3 level, then we want to hear from you. If you have significant senior experience overseas and are looking to move to the UK we can offer an initial 6 months at tier 3 to allow for a smooth transition.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please ensure you read the Job description and Person Specification attached to the advert in full before applying.

Person Specification
Education & Qualifications

  • Primary medical qualification.
  • Evidence of achievement of CT1/2/3 ACCS Emergency Medicine Competences
  • 4 Years post qualification Foundation Programme
  • 2 Years in Emergency Medicine
  • Minimum of 1 Year in Emergency Medicine as ST3+
  • ALS
  • ATLS or ETC


  • Experience in Acute Medicine & Critical Care Medicine at level of ACCS

Knowledge & Skills

  • Evidence of ability to work at a minimum entrustment level of 3 in all areas of RCEM curriculum
  • Able to prioritise clinical needs, time and workload
  • Ability to take independent responsibility for the management of all ED presentations
  • Understand the importance of effective team working
  • Ability to assess, recognize and initial management of the acutely ill patient and play an effective part in the advanced life support
  • Knowledge of UK health system, practices and values
  • Computer Literate
  • Ability to practice evidence based medicine
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Enthusiasm and commitment to the speciality

Quality Improvement

  • Understand the principles of audit and clinical governance

Personal Skills

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good organisational and leadership skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively in English
  • Team Player
  • Good Initiative
  • Leadership qualities

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