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SDEC Clinical Fellow

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£40,257 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to become a key member of our established Same Day Emergency Care team in Medicine (SDEC-M).

This role will enable an experienced SHO or registrar equivalent level doctor to gain experience as part of our Acute Medicine team at Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch to find out more.

Main duties of the job

This post will support delivery of
  • Proactive patient management to achieve timely and high-quality assessment and care.
  • Timely investigations and interventions managed in accordance with departmental protocols and guidelines.
  • Referral of patients to other specialties and services as required.
  • Provision of out of hours cover.
  • Involvement in multi-disciplinary teams and meetings.
  • Participation in teaching and training for junior doctors and medical students, including involvement in their educational assessments, and education of other health care professionals.
  • Active involvement in audit and the development of departmental services and strategies

Personal development opportunities:
  • Support to prepare for examinations
  • Undertake clinical workload with close consultant supervision, allowing development and consolidation of a wide range of skills including rapid clinical assessment and procedural competencies
  • Opportunity to engage in quality improvement projects
  • Maintain evidence for successful annual medical appraisal in line with GMC expectation
  • Teaching opportunities include Tuesday lunchtime medical meeting, acute medicine teaching Thursday morning, and grand round Friday lunchtime

About us

The Royal is a busy and friendly district general hospital which provides almost all the acute in-patient care for Chesterfield and the surrounding rural area of North Derbyshire.

The hospital is located on an attractive green field site two miles from the town centre. There is plentiful on-site parking, and the hospital is easy to access by both rail and road.

Our main asset is our dedicated staff, who are committed to meeting the health needs of the local communities which we serve.

We work collaboratively with health care partners to achieve the very best care pathways for our patients, as well as aiming to develop cohesive services which are sustainable for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For the full job description and personal specification details, please see the attached document from this website.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about the role or would like to arrange a visit.

Person Specification



  • MBChB or equivalent.
  • GMC registered with license to practise.
  • MRCP part 1


  • ALS, provider certification
  • Full MRCP



  • Minimum of 2 years post-graduate clinical experience (completion of Foundation competencies or equivalent).


  • Teaching delivery experience (any modality) to UG medical students.
  • Evidence of completing audit / quality improvement project and having implanted change to practice
  • Completion of IMT training or equivalent Previous experience of working in acute medicine or ED

skills & knowledge


  • Good understanding of the secondary care environment


  • Independent with lumbar puncture and ascitic drains

Personal attributes


  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clinicians, administrative staff, and patients.
  • Evidence of reflective practice.
  • Evidence of good personal time management.

Proud to care values


  • Compassion, Ambition, Respect, Encouragement

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