Key Duties and Responsibilities:
The clinical duties will comprise routine and out of hours acute cover within the Neonatal
Services. The work will be based on a full shift system, sharing the rota with the ST3 -7 and
equivalent trainee doctors. The number of doctors participating in the shift system on the
neonatal unit will be six doctors with resident consultants covering some night shifts
Summary of clinical duties:
Attending to neonates admitted to the Neonatal Unit.
Conducting ward rounds
Assisting and supervising the Tier 1 (ST1-2/FY2) doctors in managing cases,
attending or admitted to the NICU.
Tier 2 on call duties out of hours for neonatal emergencies and continuation of care
of patients on the NICU.
Attending deliveries of extremely premature neonates, high risk deliveries and their
immediate and after care management on the NICU.
Communication with parents.
Supervised outpatient clinical duties.
Cover for unexpected short term sickness of a colleague
Essential: MRCPCH, GMC Registration and +8years of Neonates experience