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Junior Clinical fellow in Adult Critical Care

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£33,790 to £53,132 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

Department of Critical Care
Junior Clinical Fellows in Adult Critical Care General ICU, Neuro ICU and Cardiothoracic ICU May- August 2023 start
St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of 4 major trauma units in London and also one of the largest and busiest teaching hospitals in the United Kingdom, with around 1100 beds and 60 adult critical care beds. St George's Hospital is the main teaching hospital in the western sector of South London and as such supports an extensive training programme for junior doctor

Main duties of the job

We are looking to recruit dynamic and committed individuals to join our Critical Care Teams on the General, Neuro and Cardiothoracic Units.

There are posts available for junior clinical fellows (FY2+) in Critical Care from May- August 2023 start date for a period of 6 months with the possibility of extension. The three adult intensive care units at St Georges work closely together and therefore offer a unique opportunity to experience subspecialty and general intensive care medicine under one umbrella. Unit preference will be taken into account at interview; there will be the opportunity to rotate between the units.

We can accommodate doctors with no previous intensive care experience and also those looking to broaden their intensive care experience. Duties and responsibilities will be commensurate with the individual candidate's experience and are overseen by consultant intensivists at all times.

Note this post is re-advertised, please do not reapply if you have already applied within the last 6 months

About us

There is a robust teaching programme in place and the opportunity to gain experience in echocardiography. Successful candidates will also be expected to take on non-clinical activities such as audit, teaching and quality improvement projects. The Critical Care Directorate is internationally recognised for its research and several consultants hold leadership positions in national and international societies.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The posts are suitable for candidates wishing to pursue a wide variety of careers and candidates from a medical, surgical, emergency medicine or anaesthetic background will be considered. We welcome applications from overseas.

Prior experience of the UK healthcare system is desirable, and GMC registration is essential.

GICU is a 21 bedded unit that provides care to a diverse group of patients including:
  • routine and emergency high risk surgical patients
  • severe trauma patients
  • a wide range of medical emergency patients

CTICU is a 21 bedded unit that provides care to a diverse group of patients including:
  • Elective and emergency cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgical cases
  • Cardiology patients requiring advanced organ monitoring and support
  • Patients presenting with acute severe respiratory failure
  • Patients presenting with out of hospital cardiac arrest
  • General intensive care patients

NITU is an 18-bedded unit that provides care primarily to neurosurgical and neurology patients including:
  • Elective and emergency neurosurgical cases.
  • Neurology patients with a variety of diagnoses requiring close monitoring and organ support
  • Stroke patients post-thrombectomy and other high risk patients requiring interventional radiology
  • General intensive care patients

Please see the job description for the person specifications and further details of the job responsibilities.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive for certain posts, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.After the closing date we strongly advise you check the email account which is registered. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • Medical Degree (2)
  • Full GMC registration (2)





  • Ability to take responsibility for assessment and clinical care of patients (2)
  • Completion of Foundation Training or equivalent. (2)


  • 6 months post FY1 experience in intensive care, anaesthesia or medicine (2)
  • Experience of NHS or similar healthcare system (2)



  • Skills appropriate for a junior doctor in intensive care (2)
  • Valid ALS or CALS qualification. (2)


  • Completed QIP or audit in intensive care. (2)
  • Critical Care course, conference. (2)



  • Knowledge appropriate to the role of junior doctor on intensive care (2)


  • Postgraduate medical qualification. (2)



  • Ability to manage priorities and work within a team (2)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (2)


  • Non-technical skills training (2)
  • Management course (2)
  • Previous publications (2)
  • Clear career aim (2)

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