King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is looking to recruit 1 locum Consultant Paediatrician with sub-speciality training in Paediatric Emergency Medicine to work in the
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.
The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.
The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is looking to recruit 1 locum Consultant Paediatrician with sub-speciality training in Paediatric Emergency Medicine to work in the Emergency Department at its Denmark Hill site for a fixed term.
King’s College Hospital is the Adult and Paediatric Major Trauma Centre for SE London, Kent and Medway supported by our Helipad. Our Paediatric Emergency Department is comprised of a 7 bedded Majors area, including an intensive observation bay, a 3 cubicle minor injury space, a redesigned adolescent /mental health room, a sensory room (in planning) and a designated paediatric bay within the 10 bedded resuscitation area. There is also a 5 bed paediatric CDU space.
As such, we are looking for an enthusiastic Paediatric Consultant with expertise in all aspects of Emergency Care of children to work with the Emergency Department team which includes 7 Emergency Medicine Consultants with sub-specialty training in Paediatrics. You will be responsible, along with the other Consultants, in maintaining and developing the high standard of care we provide to our patients. You will also be involved in the development of the paediatric observational medicine service on the new CDU.
This locum post will not contribute to on call rota for the Emergency Department but will include some evening and weekend working.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Lalarukh Asim, Clinical Lead for the Paediatric Emergency Department, ([Click here to apply]) ( Email address removed )