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Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine

£45,124 - £77,519

Job Description

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine to join a Health Board in North Wales that promotes equality and diversity. If you love a challenge, have a passion to help others or simple fancy a fresh start, then this Health Board has all the ingredients. The post if suitable for overseas consultants, including candidates who are pursuing CESR. Specialists in Emergency Medicine holding a specialist certification would be suitable for this post, based on experience entering at either Specialty Doctor or Consultant grade. 

Overseas applications from experienced Specialty Doctors and Consultants are welcomed. 

WHAT IS HEALTH BOARD LIKE? 
The Health Board is largest health organisation in Wales, that are developing an integrated health service which provides excellent care delivered in partnership with the public and other statutory and third sector organisations.

The Health Board have a budget of £1.3 billion and a workforce of over 17,000 staff. Providing primary, community, mental health and acute hospital services for the population of around 700,000 across of North Wales. They continuously develop their workforce so that it has the right skills and operates in a research-rich learning culture.

Besides their three main hospital sites, they are also responsible for community hospitals, health centres, clinics, mental health units, community teams, GP practices and other NHS services provided by dentists, opticians and pharmacists. They plan to improve the health of the population, with particular focus upon the most vulnerable in our society.

WHAT IS THE DEPARTMENT & TEAM LIKE? 
The department has an annual attendance of approximately 58,000 patients, and sees the full range of presentations from major trauma, to complex medical presentations, critical illness, and paediatric emergencies. The ED has excellent support from and close working relationships with the inpatient medical, paediatric, critical care, radiology, and surgical specialty teams.

The department has a Reception and Triage area - operating on a 24-hour basis, with specially trained reception and nursing staff in attendance, a clinical area for adults & children and ED observation ward. The department runs weekly safety and governance meetings and has a rolling audit programme. Safety and good clinical governance are given extremely high priority in the ED and specialty doctors will be expected to contribute fully to safety initiatives, quality improvement and governance work and to participation in audit cycles within the ED.

The department has an active teaching programme and specialty doctors are encouraged to contribute to this. The ED is keen to support specialty doctors in developing additional areas of special interest within Emergency Medicine, for example such as in sedation, paediatrics, research, education, and interest in IT. 

WHAT IS LIFE LIKE IN NORTH WALES? 
North Wales has a vast national park, purpose built mountain biking trails, a breath taking coastal path, soaring zip wire, food festivals and world class sport and adventure around every corner. The North Wales is equipped with sport and leisure centres that provide opportunities for a wide variety of sporting, fitness and recreational activities. Not only does it have lots of activities for you, it also has a wide selection of private housing is available, both traditional and modern in towns, villages and rural settings.

For doctors with family, the educational standards are consistently high in both the primary and secondary sectors. There are several well established independent schools within North Wales and the surrounding area that cater for both day pupils and boarders. The Regional University with its excellent scholastic reputation has a thriving student community.

You can say goodbye to heavy inner city commuter traffic, and enjoy a breath-taking commute across North Wales.

WHAT OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE TO YOU AT THIS HEALTH BOARD?
With an extremely active education/teaching programme supported by the consultant team, there is opportunity to work towards and complete CESR, exams, get involved in active research and many aspects of CPD. 

Participation in research and educational activities will be encouraged.

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE FOR THIS ROLE?
EEA Candidates:

  • Experience of working in Emergency Medicine
  • Board Certified Specialist in Emergency Medicine

Non-EEA Candidates:

  • Experience of working in Emergency Medicine

UK based applicants

  • Experience of working in Emergency Medicine
  • Within 6 - 12 months of completing CCT

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