Sr. Clinical Fellow ST3 - Emergency Medicine

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
King's Lynn
£51,017 a year + on call allowance
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

An exciting opportunity to join the Queen Elizabeth Hospital has arisen for a Senior Clinical Fellow in our busy Accident & Emergency Department.

We are looking for enthusiastic Doctors to join our motivated team in the Emergency Department for 12 months initially (to assess basic competencies) extendable.

Main duties of the job

The appointee will join an enthusiastic and friendly Emergency Medicine department which is an integral part of the Division of Medicine at the QEH.

To further develop clinical knowledge and skills in emergency care to aid preparation for FRCEM examinations and working as an emergency medicine consultant.

About us

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) King's Lynn is West Norfolk has a superb unspoilt coastline with pretty villages, all with their own individual charm. The medieval port of King's Lynn has some very interesting architecture.

We provide a comprehensive range of specialist and general acute services to around 331,000 people across West and North Norfolk, in addition to parts of Breckland, Cambridgeshire and South Lincolnshire. We have more than 4,000 staff and volunteers and approximately 500 beds on a single site. Some specialist services and clinics are provided in community facilities, such as the North Cambridgeshire hospital in Wisbech. We work in partnership with neighbouring hospitals for the provision of tertiary services.

In February 2022 the QEH the Care Quality Commission rated the Trust as 'Good' in all of the core services they inspected, and recommended the Trust moves out of the recovery support system (formerly special measures).

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To provide a comprehensive clinical service to the Emergency department.
  • To cover a full shift roster in the Emergency Department with a balanced mix of earlies, lates and nights.
  • To contribute to the delivery of departmental, trust and national objectives.

  • Teaching and training of junior staff, medical students and other healthcare professionals.
  • To act as clinical/educational supervisor to locally employed doctors and doctors in training programmes of a variety of grades and experience as appropriate.
  • To actively participate in both departmental and Trust matters concerning Clinical Governance and audit.
  • To provide leadership and support for the effective development of the service.
  • To have responsibility for ensuring active participation in Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
  • To further develop clinical protocols, guidelines, and concise care bundles.
  • To carry out responsibilities with due regard to the Trusts Equal Opportunities Policy.
  • To be aware of the responsibility of all employees to maintain a safe and healthy environment for patients, visitors and staff and attend all relevant health and safety training.
  • To ensure that all duties are carried out to the highest possible standard.
  • To carry out annual performance reviews with each member of their staff.
  • To agree annual personal development plans with their staff and support them with any training or development requirements to fulfil their role.
  • To attend all relevant management training in health and safety, risk assessment etc.
  • To participate in personal objective setting and review, including the creation of a personal development plan and the Trusts appraisal process.

Additional DutiesThis job description is not intended to be exhaustive but provide an indication of the range and complexity of the work to be undertaken.

Person Specification



  • MBBS or equivalent medical qualification.
  • MRCEM or FRCEM primary and intermediate
  • Advanced Life Support (ALS) or be in the process of acquiring within a grace period of starting.


  • Completed specialist skills courses (e.g. difficult airways, ATLS/APLS, ultrasound course, etc)



  • Full Registration and a licence to practise with the General Medical Council (GMC).
  • Achieved the competences equivalent to that of a trainee who has completed UK foundation, ST1 and ST2 training or equivalent experience
  • Experience in acute and general medicine at ST2 or equivalent level for at least 12 months
  • Management of medical admissions at ST3+ level


  • Experience of working in ACCS specialties ie. ITU/Anesthetics/Acute Medicine
  • Advanced procedural competences, such as chest drains, ascitic drains and lumbar punctures.
  • Evidence of supervision or training of junior doctors.

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