Trust Registrar in Acute Medicine

Job Description

About the Trust

Ambitious and progressive NHS University Trust in the Central Midlands

The trust's vision is that working together with their patients, staff and partners to deliver world class healthcare, research, education and research and training. A leading teaching hospital and an innovative partner, improving  the health and wellbeing of the communities they serve

Job Description

These are service posts so do not have educational approval, but successful applicants will be provided with excellent training and educational opportunities, tailored to meet individual needs. Where service provision allows, successful applicants are encouraged to attend educational teaching sessions.

To build upon postgraduate clinical experience and CT experience (or equivalent)

To develop further expertise in the identification and management of the sick patient

To gain experience and familiarity in identifying and managing a wide variety of medical conditions, including making appropriate decisions regarding the need for admission, the development of strategies which might provide an alternative to admission and identifying where early discharge would be safe and appropriate

To further develop skills of history taking, physical examination, appropriate
investigation and rational prescribing

To master a number of procedural techniques

To hone communication skills with patients, relatives and colleagues

To develop skills in managing time and conflicting priorities.

To increasingly work towards independent practice at Registrar level, leading ward rounds, assessing patients, making decisions etc. with Consultant support and supervision available at all time


Skills and Experience required for this position

You must have full MRCP UK & UK experience to apply for this post.

Good and wide ranging recent experience of clinical medicine in acute inpatient setting in a large acute hospital

Evidence of completion of key competencies equivalent to at least CT level.

Capacity to apply sound clinical knowledge and judgement.

Potential to develop excellent diagnostic skills.

Experience of working out of hours with limited support

In return the trust can offer you the following?

Opportunities for learning and development - 

There are weekly departmental education and audit meetings, monthly M and M meetings and post graduate activities, depending on individual need and preference. The hospital has a fully staffed audit office that provides both logistical and statistical support. There are many opportunities for participation in research and service development projects.

The trust currently runs a two day ‘Medical Emergency’ course, which is held twice yearly and specifically aimed at trust grade doctors. Successful candidates are warmly encouraged to attend as evidence towards continuing CPD activity.


What happens next?

If you fulfill the above listed requirements for the role then please apply and a member of our A&E Agency team will be in contact with you shortly