Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine
6 month Fixed Term Contract
We are looking for motivated individuals to join and expand our enthusiastic and friendly team of eight Specialty Doctors at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Emergency Department.
The thriving tourism industry ensures we see over 80,000 patients per annum with a varied case mix and a high proportion of trauma.
Doctors interested in pursuing a career in Emergency Medicine will find these posts offer invaluable experience in a beautiful part of the country. There is a regular teaching programme for middle grades aimed at the FRCEM. Early participation on ALS, APLS and ATLS is enabled by our locally run courses. There are research opportunities in the department; we have successfully recruited to several national trials. We have students from the University of Exeter Medical School (in the top ten medical schools in the UK) and there are ample opportunities to teach. We rated the best hospital in the South West on the GMC’s 2019 national training survey.
Contracts will be based on a ten session Specialty Doctor contract, of which one session will be for supporting professional activities. The posts include annual and study leave. We offer a double time,enhanced rate of two hours per PA between 10pm and 8am(5.25PA per night shift) to recognise out of hours work and give flexibility to achieve an excellent work life balance.
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is the biggest provider of healthcare services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Our three main sites are Royal Cornwall Hospital Truro, St Michael’s Hospital Hayle and West Cornwall Hospital Penzance, our staff and services are available across the region.
The Trust employs 5,000+ staff, has a budget of £380 million and 750 beds
We work with health and social care organisations including ¬NHS Kernow and NHS England ¬to ensure local healthcare needs are met. We provide acute medical, surgical and specialist services to around 500,000 ¬ which can increase significantly during busy holiday periods.
The Trust has teaching hospitals status as part of the University of Exeter Medical School. Keeping at the forefront of medical advances, we continually developing clinical services and are committed to maximising the range of specialist care offered locally.
We can offer you a rewarding career in a supportive working environment. We have extensive educational links to help you realise your full potential and develop skills to provide outstanding healthcare to the local community.
Enjoy an outstanding quality of life in a place that offers surfing beaches and fishing harbours to beautiful countryside and historic towns. With clean air, plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities and excellent schools, colleges and universities (including adult education) it is the ideal place for families and for you to develop your own career
Applicants are required to be GMC registered wit h a Licence to Practice. Applications are also welcomed from those wishing to work part- time or to job-share.
Informal enquires are welcome to further discuss all that we have to offer in both professional and personal quality of life.
To find out what the Trust has to offer you and an informal chat regarding this post please email either Mark Jadav , Clinical Lead for Emergency Medicine, atMark.Jadav@nhs.netor Jenny Farrant, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, at firstname.lastname@example.org by telephone on 01872 253219
To arrange an informal visit please contact Debra Clayton, ED Secretary, on 01872 252452 or email email@example.com
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