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Specialty Doctor

Employer
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
Location
South Shields
Salary
£52,530 to £82,400 a year
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY AS YOU ARE STILL BEING CONSIDERED FOR SHORTLISTING

South Tyneside & Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust invites applications from dynamic and well-motivated individuals for a substantive appointment for service post in Accident and Emergency at South Tyneside District General Hospital.

The duties of the successful candidate will include being part of a 7 strong team of speciality who work to a rota inclusive of day nights and weekend.

Main duties of the job

Clinical: Treatment of patients in the Department and referral where appropriate to General Practitioners or other hospital department. To manage Diverse clinical Emergencies

Research: There are opportunities for research or study.

Administrative: All administrative work concerned with admissions procedures and related documentation. Involvement in Audit. Expected to take Leadership Responsibilities.

Teaching: The post holder is expected to take teaching responsibilities for junior doctors in A& E.

Appraisal: To undergo Annual appraisal process for successful Revalidation

Emergency Work: The post holder should be prepared to perform duties in occasional emergencies and unforeseen circumstances. Commitments arising in such circumstances are however exceptional, and the potholder will not be required to undertake work of this kind for prolonged periods or on a regular basis.

All efforts will be made to ensure that work of this kind does not result in continuous hours of duty which exceed the New Deal continuous hours of duty limits.

About us

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One Team One Trust - There are many reasons to work at our Trust. From our commitment to putting people first to our accessible services and award winning teams. We have a passion for research, innovation and tackling inequalities. We are committed to respect, fairness and civility and promote a compassionate, caring and positive culture / working environment.

We welcome all applications irrespective of peoples race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion/belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups. Looking after our workforces health and wellbeing is a priority for STSFT. We also provide access to high quality education, training, career progression and support. Flexible working is supported via the Trust's Flexible Working Policy.

The Trust employs around 8,300 people and provides a range of hospital services to a local community of around 430,000 residents. We also provide a range of more specialised services outside this area, in some cases to a population as great as 860,000. We offer our staff outstanding benefits - Fitness Centre (SRH), libraries at both hospital sites, chaplaincy support and access to a Childcare Co-ordinator to help staff with childcare arrangements.

Job description

Job responsibilities

PLEASE SEE THE ATTACHED JOB DESCRIPTION FOR FULL DUTIES OF THE ROLE.

Provide appropriate services, within the standards and policies of the Department.

Develop shared objectives with other Departments and Agencies.

Ensure that care given to individual patients is co-ordinated between different Departments and Agencies.be alert and responsive to the individual needs of patients and their

Be alert and responsive to the individual needs of patients and their associates.

Reduce waiting times within the Department.

Achieve economies in the usage of equipment, stores, drugs, without detriment to patient care.

Establish appropriate staffing levels and ensure efficient and effective deployment of staff.

Promote and encourage in service training, staff development and research.

To publicise the function of the service to increase awareness in the Community of all aspects of emergency care.

Person Specification

Other requirements

Essential

  • Punctuality
  • Reliability
  • Ability to cope with stressful situations
  • Conscientious
  • Honest


Qualifications

Essential

  • MBBS or equivalent
  • GMC Registration (Full)
  • ALS /ATLS / e-PALS


Desirable

  • Post graduate diploma e.g.: MRCEM,MRCP, MRCS


Experience

Essential

  • 5 year post graduation experience including minimum 2 year in A& E


Desirable

  • 4 year A& E experience


Ability Knowledge, Clinical and Technical Skills

Essential

  • Effective communication skills
  • Good History and examination skills.
  • Ability to formulate a working diagnosis.
  • Able to order appropriate investigations.
  • Able to manage common medical emergencies.
  • Able to supervise junior colleagues in ED
  • Ability to work as part of a team and understand the value of teamwork


Desirable

  • Computer skills
  • Independent Practice


Employer details

Employer name

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

Address

South Tyneside Nhs Foundation Trust

Harton Lane

South Shields

Tyne And Wear

NE34 0PL

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C9155-MDMD-0324-71-1

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