Clinical Teaching Fellow in Medical Education and Orthopaedics

Yeovil, Somerset
£31,217 - £41,300 per annum dependent on experience at this equivalent grade
02 May 2019
22 May 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

These two posts provide an exciting opportunity to develop teaching skills in the University of Bristol Medical School Undergraduate Programme in Somerset Academy (Yeovil) and to extend clinical experience in the Trauma and Orthopaedic department.  

Each role is fixed term for one year from on 7th August 2019 until 4th August 2020 in line with national NHS employers rotation dates. 

Undergraduate Medical Education duties include:

  • Teaching in small group tutorials, seminars, skills based practical sessions, simulation and bed-side teaching.
  • The focus will be on Year 3 student teaching, and experience will be available in SimMan clinical scenario teaching, and assessment.
  • These roles will be under the supervision of the Academy Dean, and the Unit co-ordinators in Year 3 Medicine & Surgery and Year 5 Medicine & Surgery.
  • The successful applicant will be expected to undertake the Certificate in Medical Education with the University of Bristol, which will be funded, during their tenure of the posts.

Orthopaedic duties include:

  • Admission, clerking and day to day care of patients on the Orthopaedic wards and any outlying wards as required.
  • Attending daily trauma meetings, ward rounds, clinics and operating sessions as required. 
  • Rotating through the elective ward, trauma ward, theatres and take part in the Hospital@Night rotation covering both Orthopaedics and General Surgery.

Applicants should note these posts are not recognised by the Deanery or Royal Colleges for training.  They will provide an opportunity for enthusiastic doctors in training who wish to extend their knowledge, skills and practice in medical education and acute medicine.

Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a modern hospital surrounded by stunning countryside with good transport links to cities such as Bath, Bristol, Exeter and is just over two hours from London, with a 40 minute drive to the coast.

We are an ambitious Trust with a family feel and our vision is to care for our patients as if they are one of our family. Our aim is for our Trust to be a fundamental part of a vibrant, sustainable, and collaborative healthcare community; patients’ first choice for acute health care, founded on a reputation of quality, safety and compassion. Running a highly-successful quality improvement initiative, we aim to drive innovation with patient-centred thinking.

Serving a population of approximately 220,000, the Hospital has enjoyed a successful history; trusted and respected by our patients, staff and commissioners. Our successful nurse recruitment campaign has put us in a strong position to care for our patients and our highly-regarded, active Research and Development department is involved in a wide range of local, national and international research studies, with record numbers of patients recruited onto trials this year.

Our iCARE model, which has established the principles of exemplary patient care and patient experience, has attracted national interest and is embedded in everything we do.

Interview Date: To be confirmed for June 2019.