Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Consultant Emergency Medicine
Employer Location Blackpool Salary £88,364 to £119,133 a year PA Pro Rata Closing date 17 Feb 2023 Sector , Career Level Contract Type Hours You need to or to save a job. We have several exciting opportunities to join the ED Consultant Team at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Emergency Department.
We are seeking applicants who want to be part of our commitment to providing high quality, consultant delivered emergency care to support the medical and nursing team and provide a breadth of knowledge, skills, and expertise to the department.
The department is currently offering a Recruitment and Retention Premium to all current and new Consultants. This is to support the expansion to 18 WTE team members. The premium commences at 30% of basic salary up to recruiting the 13th consultant. There will then be an incremental reduction in RRP until all positions are filled.
We are very fortunate to be building a brand new Emergency Village. This will give staff a chance to work in a new emergency department that’s modern and fit for purpose. The ED will have excellent facilities offering you a chance to work at the triage or in the rapid assessment and treatment zone as a Senior Decision Maker. Or would you prefer to work in the adrenaline filled zone of the 6 bedded ER with a dedicated paediatric resus bay?
Rarely would you find a department that has a new isolation zone to assess and treat covid patients- you would find that in our department, making it safe for you to work with such high risk patients.
Main duties of the job
Applications are invited on a full or part time basis to undertake this role.
You must hold at least 10 years post qualification experience in Emergency Medicine and hold full registration with the GMC.
You will be responsible for ensuring all patients receive rapid assessment, treatment and clinical decision making whilst ensuring quality and safety are delivered and sustained and undertake reception, resuscitation, diagnosis, and initial treatment of all emergencies as appropriate.
Working with the Nurse Coordinator you will ensure there is effective and timely communication between the clinical team, providing timely intervention and safe care to maintain optimal patient flow. You will liaise with other (medical, surgical, orthopaedic, critical care) departments in the hospital and associated hospitals in the Trust network.
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a large, integrated provider of acute and community services ideally situated just a forty-five-minute drive from Manchester to the 445,000 population of the Fylde coast health economy and the estimated 11 million visitors to the seaside town of Blackpool. With patients and families at the heart of all we do, we are committed to creating a culture that empowers our staff and inspires us all to deliver first class clinical care. We form a central part of the Healthier Fylde Coast Integrated Care Partnership and our progressive approach to partnership working in the area provides an enviable opportunity to redesign and deliver services that meet the challenges of today’s health system.
We are not underestimating the challenges facing today’s health system but believe there are the foundations here in Blackpool to deliver truly excellent, integrated services that can make a major impact on the lives of the thousands of people we serve.
As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work, it’s a great place to live. It offers several scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.
Please refer to the detailed job description & person specification for further details about this vacancy
Primary medical qualification
Full Registration with General Medical Council, FCEM, FRCA, FRCS, MRCP or equivalent.
Entry on Specialist register or in receipt of CCT within 6 months of interview
ALS, APLS, ATLS, MIMS
Completion of appropriate recognised training program or evidence of Higher Training in Emergency Medicine which is equivalent to that required for CCT.
Broad exposure to all aspects of Emergency Medicine.
Research/ audit/ publications
Ability to supervise audit projects
Understanding of principles of research and audit.
Regular attendance at audit meetings
Evidence of recent research activity and publications.
Recent Personal involvement in audit
Enthusiasm and commitment to the speciality
Membership of appropriate societies
Ability to work well as a member of a team
Ability to work as team leader when required
Possess good organisational and teaching skills
Possess good verbal and written communication skills in English.
Experience of supervision of other staff
Understanding of principles of Clinical Governance
Awareness of Management issues in the NHS
Agreement to live within 15 miles of Trust or within reasonable access by car.
Car owner with full driving licence
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