UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.
Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.
We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.
We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.
We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.
We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).
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Applications are invited for the post of Junior Specialist Doctor to work at Standard level within Critical Care at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. This is a fixed term post commencing on 6th February 2019 until 6th August 2019.
UHBFT currently runs 61 level 3 critical care beds divided across 4 areas. There are 32 consultants providing cover for these units and an agreed workforce plan to achieve a 1 in 6 on-call rota on all sites. Working Arrangements :
Compatible with their experience, the successful candidate will be encouraged to develop a degree of independence in their practice, in preparation for a senior training or career grade post. The post holder will be trained in Good Clinical Practice for research and the management of patients in a specialist critical care centre.
The JSD will be involved in the care of patients in the Critical Care Unit. Protocols of management, in the form of a manual, are in place and the JSD is supervised and supported by Intensivists and anaesthetic staff at all times.
There is an expectation to participate in the cardiopulmonary arrest team and provide emergency medical care of patients in the wards and occasionally, in other high dependency care areas within the hospital as directed by the CCU Consultants. The clinical spectrum includes; general surgery, general and renal medicine, neurology and neurosurgery, liver surgery and transplantation, oncology and cardiac surgery.
The JSD post holders will be expected to work closely with the CCU nurses and with the referring clinical teams, in order to enhance multi-disciplinary intensive care.
All posts are full-time with rota commitments. Further information – please contact:
Dr Catherine Snelson, Consultant: Apply
Dr Chetan Parcha, Consultant: Apply
Please submit an online application, ensuring you attach a copy of your CV
All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences?.
Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.
Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.
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