Senior Clinical Fellow A&E

Job Description

Looking to speak to Middle Grade A&E doctors for a an exciting post of Senior Clinical Fellow within a prestigious Trust in Midlands.

Essential: MRCEM/MRCP, GMC Registration and +7 years of A&E experience 

Duties & Responsibilities

The ED has 24/7 middle grade clinical cover with two or more senior doctors present at all times.  There is extended consultant cover from 08:00 – 23:00 weekdays, and flexibly 10:00-22:00Hrs weekends & bank holidays.  Outside these hours, consultant cover is provided via an on-call system and consultants will attend the department if required.

Post holders in this grade will participate in the middle grade rota.  Duties within the Emergency Department will cover the whole range of clinical responsibility for adults and children with emergency problems from minor injuries to major trauma, and minor illnesses through to the critically unwell.  You will be expected to lead major cases in our resuscitation room. You will also be responsible for any patients you admit to our Emergency Observation (Short stay) Ward.  We also run a weekday ED Review Clinic, your rota will include shifts covering this.

The post holder will be expected to prioritise and time-manage effectively according to the activity of the department.  Out of hours, the post holder will be one of the senior doctors present in the department and will be expected to lead the shift, working with the nurse-in-charge to ensure patient safety. 

We would encourage the post holder to complete workplace based assessments to allow documentation of their own development and mapping of competencies achieved in line with RCEM curriculum. 

Education is an important part of the role. The successful applicant will be expected to receive and deliver teaching. The post holder will receive consultant supervision and have a named consultant supervisor, and may be involved in supporting the training of other staff: medical; nursing; para-medical at undergraduate and postgraduate level.