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Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine

Job Description

An opportunity to join a Midlands NHS Foundation Trust who are looking to expand the Emergency Medicine team. The department are looking for an experienced Emergency Medicine Specialty Doctor, and specialist interests can be accommodated with some flexibility and this can be discussed further at interview. The trust is supportive of applicants looking to attain CESR, and the department have much recent success in helping consultants to progress to the specialist register.

WHAT IS THE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST LIKE?

It's a great time to join. The trust is renowned in the region for it's well run clinical services, excellent leadership structure and friendly culture, welcoming to doctors and healthcare professionals the world over. The Trust was formed on 1 July 2018 to bring together five hospitals and provides the highest quality care to patients across the Midlands. The trust has over 13,000 members of staff offers huge opportunity for development, training and personal growth. The trust's recent CQC report highlights these very areas. 

WHAT IS THE DEPARTMENT & TEAM LIKE?

The Department provides a 24-hour emergency service to a population in excess of 600,000 within one of their respective areas. There is a separate Children’s Emergency Department which is co located with the Adult Emergency Department. Total activity for 2017/18 for both units was over 132,000. A six-bedded adult emergency observation/treatment ward is located within the adult department to facilitate overnight observation of appropriate patients. There is also a GP unit co located next to the Department.

The Emergency Department continues to enjoy a very strong reputation for teaching and training of junior doctors and places an emphasis on extended consultant shop-floor presence and supervision. They run regular WBA clinics to allow dedicated time for training and assessment of all departmental clinical staff. The Emergency Department is part of the Acute Medicine Business Unit (as well as MAU, ambulatory care centre and short stay wards) within the Medical Division alongside CCU, Respiratory & Renal/General HDUs and all medical specialties.

The post holder will be expected to prioritise and time-manage effectively according to the activity of the department and to utilise appropriately the available senior staff for advice. The post holder will be fully involved in supporting the training of all levels of staff: medical; nursing; para-medical.


WHAT IS LIFE LIKE IN THIS MIDLANDS COUNTY?

The hospitals are located in the north east midlands with great access to the North Westerly cities, Birmingham, London and the rest of the UK with its excellent national transport connections. The local region is beautiful, not far from the world-famous Peak District National Park and home to some of the UK’s most beautiful and dramatic countryside with nature, fresh air and wildlife being the cornerstone of this stunning part of the UK. It is not just a rural area however, and the area is well developed with two cities and several towns offering a feasible location for individuals to set up home.

In terms of location, this location offers the best of both worlds – city life on the doorstep of a stunning rural environment. We border the National Forest and we are in easy reach of the Peak District, offering outstanding natural beauty. Centrally located, they have excellent transport links to the rest of the country including major cities.

ELIGIBILITY

EEA Candidates:

  • Experience of working in Emergency Medicine

Non-EEA Candidates:

  • Experience of working in Emergency Medicine
  • MRCEM

UK based applicants

  • Experience of working in Emergency Medicine

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