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Locally Employed Core Medical Rotation

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust
£40,257 a year
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Portsmouth Hospitals University Trust is looking for doctors who understand that our patients truly are at the centre of all we do, where we promise opportunities to put your learning into action, working within a team that encourages and supports you to push yourself to be the best you can be.

This is a large trust with 7,200 staff, 1,200 inpatient beds and 28 operating theatres serving a population of 675,000 local people and 2 million with our tertiary services. We are the 10th busiest trauma receiving unit in the UK. We host the countrys largest Ministry of Defence Hospital Unit, treating current and former members of the armed forces and their families. We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission.

We are proud of the multidisciplinary team we have built across our Medicine Teams, and are looking to grow with the appointment of Locally Employed Core Medics who wish to rotate through a selection of Older Peoples Medicine, Acute Medicine, General Medicine and a variety of medical subspecialties including Renal Medicine, Haemato-Oncology, Respiratory, Cardiology and Gastroenterology. There may also be opportunities for Locally Employed Doctors to spend some time in Emergency Medicine depending on previous experience and future progression plans.

The successful candidates will have full GMC registration in place at interview and previous clinical experience within a relevant speciality.

Main duties of the job

We know the importance of supported learning opportunities, and are proud of the encouraging environment that our team cultivates we promise departmental teaching, MDT meetings, grand rounds and journal clubs as well as allocated training days and study leave. We have an excellent record of junior doctors progressing on to formal training programmes. We have an active research unit, working in partnership with the University of Portsmouth, and currently have a number of projects developed by our junior colleagues achieving presentation and publication. You will have the opportunity to be involved in this.

Teamwork is one of our core values, and we ensure that all core medics have the opportunity to work collaboratively with supportive peers and senior colleagues this is your opportunity to cement your training, where we are here to help you bring your best skills every day, with first class patient care at the centre of all we do.

If you are ready to expand your skills, gain exposure, consolidate learning, progress your career and most importantly, directly influence the care that we provide to all our patients, we have the perfect opportunity for you.

About us

The Trust is committed to driving excellence in care for our patients and communities and was rated good by the Care Quality Commission report published 2020 and became a University Hospital. We are ranked as the third in the country for research; embedding education and training across the organisation and we continuously strive to achieve our core values which are at the heart of everything we do. The Trusts main hub is the Queen Alexandra Hospital, starting life as a military hospital over a century ago and now one of the largest hospitals on the south coast and you may have seen us on the TV series Nurses on the Ward. The Trust provides comprehensive secondary care and specialist services to a local population of 675,000 people across South East Hampshire. The Trust employs over 8,000 staff and are #ProudtobePHU; our patients come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because its the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for providing outstanding care and support for patients, colleagues and our community you will find a home at PHU. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veterans status, colour, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Queen Alexandra Hospital is a busy hospital with multiple different specialty services including cardiology, respiratory, gastroenterology, neurology, renal, older persons medicine, stroke, oncology and haematology along with the acute medical unit. This job provides the opportunity to rotate through relevant medical specialities to help broaden experience and knowledge.

Key Responsibilities:

The post holders will contribute to the delivery of a high quality service, helping to drive a multi-disciplinary team approach to care within the specialty.

Duties will include

1. Review patients transferred from AMU

2. Reviewing patients on the wards, as part of the medical team

3. Providing support for Foundation Doctors working in the team including carrying out and supervising bedside procedures

4. Ensure discharge summaries are completed in a timely manner and communicate with GPs and other clinical colleagues as required.

5. Maintain continued professional development.

6. Attend educational and multidisciplinary sessions.

7. Comply with all local policies including dress code, annual and study leave

8. Participation in the out of hours rota

Person Specification

Clinical Experience


  • Experience of the NHS and NHS working.
  • Flexible working practice and a desire to assist the Service to innovate and move forward in a changing medical world.



  • Full GMC registration with a licence to practice.
  • MBBS, MBChB or equivalent.



  • Able to demonstrate appropriate level of clinical knowledge.
  • Knowledge and use of evidence-based practice.
  • IT skills.
  • Effective, confident presentation ability.
  • Experience in and outside speciality.

Clinical Skills


  • Understanding of clinical risk management.

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