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Join our Emergency Medicine Team!
Trust Doctor in Emergency Medicine on 6-12 month extendable contract.
Kingston Hospital is a high performing and clinically led acute hospital providing healthcare to around 350,000 people in South West London and North West Surrey.
Our Emergency Department cares for around 115,000 patients every year. We are now looking for Trust Doctors to join our expanding team. Our department has recently attained the best outcome in South London in the GMC Trainee Survey.
The department has recently been expanded to include an extension of its Majors and Resus area as well as a co-located Urgent Treatment Centre to allow for improved patient flow and experience. The department also has a modern, 6-bedded Clinical Decisions Unit (CDU) that opened in November 2016.
The service has received a significant investment in its workforce model for 2017/18 with 3.5 WTE clinical matrons, Band 6 nurses, a resuscitation team that includes paramedics and significant boost to the SAS and junior doctor ranks in anticipation of any increases in activity.
You will play an integral role in provision of quality clinical care within our Emergency Department. This will include assessing and managing critically ill patients in Resus, performing ward rounds in CDU and assessing patients in Majors. You will be given opportunities to develop a career portfolio in any clinical or non-clinical area within the Trust that interests you, including opportunities for participation in department audits, training, contributing to the department governance, involvement in simulation and research. You will also be provided with a Consultant mentor to provide supported in your development portfolio and encouraged to get through any exams that will be of benefit to your progress. Support will be provided for individuals who wish to pursue a CESR route to Consultant Level.
Basic salary with be in accordance with NHS pay scales £35,795 to £39,354 per annum, plus 1A (50%) intensity banding dependent on the Rota worked and additional London weighting.
Doctors who commit to a year contract will be provided with study leave and a study budget of £600 and additional funding for a trauma related course. Annualized Rota and self-rostering can be considered in line with the departmental service requirements.
Application is via NHS Jobs and to include the names and contact details of referees (that should cover your last 3 years of employment), one of whom should be from your current or last employer.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Applicants are invited and encouraged to contact the following to discuss the job in more detail and /or arrange a visit to Trust and the department:
Dr Lindy Lee Folscher, Consultant and Clinical Director on [Click here to apply] or ( Email address removed )
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In order to streamline recruitment within our Trust we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.
Kingston Hospital NHS Trust has four key values and we want to employ and work with people who share these values and demonstrate behaviours that support them. They are:
- Caring – Design and deliver care around each individual patient’s needs and wants.
- Safe – Make the safety of patients and staff our prime concern as safety comes first
- Responsible – All staff take responsibility for the hospital, its services and reputation
- Value Each Other – Value each others contribution
Kingston Hospital NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding children and adults who are at risk of abuse. As such, if the appointee to this post will have access to children or vulnerable adults, he/she will be required to undertake an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check. However, all employees have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the course of their duties and for ensuring that they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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