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Trust Doctor (equivalent to ST3+) Emergency Medicine

Barts Health NHS Trust
£43,923 to £55,329 per annum
Closing date
1 May 2024

Job Details

The Emergency Department at Whipps Cross University Hospital will give the appointee the unique opportunity to gain exposure and clinical management skills in pathologies which reflect the diverse local population.

Main duties of the job

The Care Quality Commission has recognized the significant improvementsmade at Whipps Cross in their latest visit and the 2018 Staff Survey results showed staff have seen many improvements in their working lives. With our passionate staff and commitment to safe and compassionate care, we know Whipps Cross will keep getting better and better. We'd love you to join us on our journey to good and outstanding. Come and be part of theWhipps Cross family where you can make a difference.

This post would suit either a UK candidate wishing to gain experience and practical skills prior to applying for a training number Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, acute medical specialty or international candidate with significant experience in Emergency Medicine wishing to consolidate their skills in a new environment.

Successful candidates will join a friendly, dynamic, and supportive emergency workforce serving one of the most diverse populations in the United Kingdom.

Full time and part-time flexible post will also be considered.

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 where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Job description
Job responsibilities

We are looking for doctors with at least 3 years clinical experience in Emergency Medicine or allied acute care jobs. All posts are for an initial 6 months with a view to extend as required up to 12 months or even longer. Successful applicants will work as a Registrar / ST3+ level in the Emergency Department at Whipps Cross Hospital.

  • Consultant on-site presence for 14 hours a day throughout the week provides the trainee opportunities to expand and learn and diversify their clinical skills portfolio. Ultrasound and procedural sedation are widely used.
  • Excellent working relations with the co-located Ambulatory Care Team
  • Co-located Urgent Care Centre with streaming at the Front Door
  • Dedicated weekly departmental teaching which is mapped to the Royal College of Emergency Medicine higher training curriculum.
  • Clinical supervision with support to develop a portfolio.
  • Study leave will be encouraged and supported. There are a number of in-house courses spanning trauma training, safe sedation, medical simulation as well as the nationally recognized ATLS, ALS, and APLS courses which are run within the Trust.
  • Dedicated Emergency Department Clinical Decision Units for children and adults which gives the appointee the opportunity to expand their clinical skills into care pathways which are suitable for those patients who require greater than a four hour stay in the Emergency Department.
  • Regular mortality and morbidity meetings, giving the appointees the opportunity to engage in self-reflection and to disseminate learning form interesting cases. We aim to learn and support each other.
  • Monthly Clinical Governance meetings.
  • Audit and Quality Improvement opportunities
  • Mental health in-reach services for both adults and paeds
  • Pro-active Admissions Avoidance Team working closely with ED

Person Specification
Qualifications and knowledge

  • MB ChB or equivalent
  • Full GMC Registration with license to practice
  • Full MRCEM or equivalent


  • MRCP
  • MRCS

Experience and Skills

  • Medical knowledge commensurate with grade
  • 2 years relevant hospital experience at ST1/2 level or above of which at least 12 MONTHS in Emergency Medicine
  • Understanding of ALS/ATLS/APLS principles

Personal and people development

  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Able to work within a multidisciplinary team


  • Commitment to quality care
  • Ability to organize ones CPD
  • Enthusiasm in teaching junior doctors, medical students and nurses
  • Involvement in clinical audit


  • The post holder will be required to work shifts and flexible hours including overnight shifts

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