Senior Clinical Fellow in Emergency Medicine 80:20 Frailty


University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£55,329 - £64,152 per annum pro rata

Job Highlights
  • University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country.
  • The post will be a combination of service provision including out of hours and paid time to develop a specialist interest.
  • Join us and you can enjoy city living, be in the countryside or by the seaside, with easy access to all the South West offers.
Job Requirements/Description

As an organisation we recognise the value of a healthy work-life balance. When applying, speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate flexible working, so your work life fits around your home life.

We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within the Trust.

Job overview

Senior Clinical Fellow in Emergency Medicine (ST4+) – 80:20 Frailty

The following could be offered individually or a combination of the three:

  • 20% Frailty – working alongside the new acute frailty service assessing frail older people in ED and AMU
  • 20% Orthogeriatrics – working alongside the team to assess elderly trauma patients and contribute to their ongoing management (silver trauma)
  • 20% Stroke – working on the acute stroke unit and being part of the team performing assessments for thrombolysis / thrombectomy.

In addition to this Frailty Fellowship opportunity we can also consider your own interests related to Frailty that you may wish to pursue.

The senior clinical fellow posts include 80% time working in the adult emergency department and 20% paid time to develop in a specialist interest of the successful candidate’s choice. The posts are open as OOPT/E for EM HSTs and as stand-alone posts for non-trainees, and can be 100% EM if required. We are also open to SAS and Specialty Doctors if that suits.

Main duties of the job

The post will be a combination of service provision including out of hours and paid time to develop a specialist interest. The candidate is to combine a job in Emergency Medicine with a 20% time allowance for a specialist interest. Specialist interests may include but are not limited to education (SIM/FOAMed), global health, expedition medicine, leadership and management, advanced airway management, research (with Professor Jonathon Benger), ultrasound, resuscitation, toxicology and paediatrics. If an applicant has a particular specialist interest they would like to pursue not listed above then we will accommodate. Open to trainees and non-trainees. For those trainees who already have a UK National Training Number in Emergency Medicine, these posts are eligible for OOPT or OOPE.

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals Bristol & Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, with a workforce of over 13,000 staff and 100+ different clinical services across 10 sites, serving a population of over 500,000 people across Bristol and Weston. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as ‘Good’ overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to patients. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust, committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact.

Join us and you can enjoy city living, be in the countryside or by the seaside, with easy access to all the South West offers. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

As an equal opportunities employer, actively working towards a diverse workforce, we aim to create a workforce that represents the diversity of our community and are committed to designing our services around the needs of patients and their loved ones. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

Job description

Clinical

The reception, diagnosis and emergency treatment of patients presenting to the adult Emergency Department. The successful candidate will be given supervision and support from senior medical staff to develop competency in the autonomous clinical management of these patients whilst ensuring patient safety. This post is based in the adult Emergency Department and no sessions will be undertaken in the paediatric Emergency Department.

There is close liaison between ED and ICU at BRI. Patients referred to Specialist Units within the hospital are the responsibility of that specialist team, who will see the patient in the Emergency Department and arrange appropriate care. However, medical and nursing staff in the ED are responsible for any emergency care necessary. This shared care is seamless and collaborative.

Managerial

The management responsibility of the post holder will be to the Clinical Director who is responsible to the Chief Executive and Trust Board.

Clinical Audit and Clinical Governance

The post holder must be aware of clinical governance and clinical risk management and take an active part in their implementation, including audit. Clinical audit is established at the BRI. They will participate in at least one supervised audit project during the 12 month post and will be encouraged to attend interdisciplinary clinical governance meetings

On-Call Commitment

In ED the roster is a full shift system. Shifts are a balanced mix of earlies, mids, lates, and nights. The post’s pay will be calculated by HR and will be compliant with the new regulations set in Aug 2017.

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£55,329 - £64,152 per annum pro rata

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