Applicants are invited to apply for a Clinical Fellow ST4+ post in Emergency Medicine and Palliative Care . Post is from August 2023 for a fixed term period of 12 months.
This new collaborative role between the emergency department and Palliative Care Team.
60% of the post will be Emergency Medicine clinical care allowing an opportunity for doctors wanting to gain experience and responsibility in not just managing patients but managing a busy department (at Registrar level).
40% of the time will be spent delivering clinical palliative care and palliative care education and training.
The Emergency Department and Urgent Treatment Centre sees approximately 130,000 attendances per year with a separate Paediatric Emergency Department.
The department has a 5-bay resuscitation area, a 13-bay majors trolly area, an ambulatory majors area, a minor theatre a plaster room and an 8 bedded observation area. The department is located adjacent to the Radiology and an Ambulatory Care Unit. There are plans and funding for redevelopment of the urgent care centre and creation of an integrated front door. Work has recently been completed on the newbuild Urgent Treatment Centre and is due to start on the new Emergency Department in early 2023.Main duties of the job
60% of the post will be Emergency Medicine clinical care. This is geared at doctors wanting to gain experience and responsibility in not just managing patients but managing a busy department (at Registrar level). The post holder under the direction of senior colleagues will undertake the below duties, these are not definitive and may be changed in accordance with the needs of the service:
- Take a history and examine a patient
- Identify and synthesize problems
- Prescribe safely
- Keep an accurate and relevant medical record (electronic notes)
- Manage time and clinical priorities effectively
- Communicate effectively with patients, relatives and colleagues
- Use evidence, guidelines and audit to benefit patient care
We are a busy DGH Emergency Department that sees a wide variety of presentations (in both adult and paediatric). We deal with medical, surgical, orthopaedic, paediatric and trauma patients. These patients can present and be assessed in resus, majors, minors or paediatric ED.About us
Our STAR values are at the heart of everything we do. You can expect to see them in the way we act and the way we treat each other. Our values make us who we are. We will expect your values and behaviours to reflect the STAR Values of the organisation:Service
We will put our patients firstTeamwork
We will work togetherAmbition
We will aspire to provide the best serviceRespect
We will act with integrityJob descriptionJob responsibilities
40% of the time will be spent delivering clinical palliative care and palliative care education and training. Further details can be found on the attached job description. Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- oFully registered with the GMC with licence to practice
- oALS provider status
- oMRCEM or equivalent
- oATLS/ETC provider status
- oAPLS/EPALS provider status
- oSome experience within a specialty relevant to the role
- oExpertise in full range of medical conditions
- oEM experience
Leadership and ManagementEssential
- oSome experience at Middle Grade level in EM
- oPrevious placements in palliative care medicine
- oAbility to manage priorities
- oProject management skills
- oLeadership skills
- oExperience of audit/QI and management
- oIntermediate level IT skills
Teaching and ResearchEssential
- oAdvanced level IT skills
- oInterest in leading multi-professional education
- oAbility to supervise post-graduate projects
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
- oPublications in peer reviewed journals
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .UK Registration
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window). Employer detailsEmployer name
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustAddress
The Great Western Hospital
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