Clinical Fellow in Paeditric Endocrinology/Diabetes with General Paeditrics

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
16 Jan 2020
14 Feb 2020

Job Description

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

Clinical Fellow (ST4+/Registrar equivalent) in Paediatric Endocrinology/Diabetes with General Paediatrics

Applications are invited for 1 Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Endocrinology/Diabetes/General Paediatrics at ST4+/Registrar equivalent level. The post would suit a doctor interested in advancing their general paediatric and Endocrinology/Diabetes knowledge in a teaching hospital environment. It provides excellent clinical experience for a doctor hoping to enter the paediatric training programme at ST4 level but is also ideal for those at the end of their training wanting to consolidate knowledge/skills before applying for consultancy.

The successful applicant will be an integral part of the busy tertiary endocrine service with specific expertise in pituitary surgery, PCOS, hyperinsulinism, obesity and eating disorders. They will participate in the endocrine, diabetes and bariatric clinics, multidisciplinary meetings and day case admissions for dynamic tests. They will also provide advice to other wards and hospitals with senior support.

The successful applicants will take full part in the middle-grade acute general paediatric duty rota. General Paediatric duties include shifts covering the Paediatric Emergency department and in-patient management of all admitted paediatric patients as part of a large general paediatric team. The post also provides excellent clinical exposure to a wide range of clinical conditions including respiratory, haematology and neurology.

The department has an excellent middle grade teaching programme and trainees are encouraged to get involved in audit and quality improvement projects. Kings has an outstanding success rate for trainees who undertake the MRCPCH Clinical exam.

Although this appointment is not accredited for training, the appointee will participate fully in the educational and training programme within the department and the hospital. Appointees will have a named educational supervisor and regular appraisal.

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King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

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