Locum Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine
Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
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An opportunity has arisen to join our busy and dynamic paediatric emergency department as an locum consultant. There are up to 10PAsavailable for the successful applicant(s). This role is open to full time and part time applicants.
The post will be based at the main site of Sheffield Children's Hospital.
This post is available between October 23 and March 24, with the potential to progress to a permanent role.
Applicants should possess, or be within 6 months of receiving, a CCT in Emergency Medicine or Paediatrics with at least 6 months experience in paediatric emergency medicine. Equivalent clinical experience will also be considered.
Main duties of the job
With Emergency Medicine consultant colleagues, the appointee will provide and maintain the Emergency Medicine Service in the hospital.
- Examination, investigation, diagnosis and treatment of patients. The patients remain the responsibility of the Emergency Department until they are referred to the inpatient team, outpatients, their GP or discharged home.
- Supervision of junior / middle grade medical staff in the department during clinical PA's and availability for advice and support to staff during on-call hours.
- Provision of emergency on-call services to the Emergency Department, at the Sheffield Children's Hospital, with other senior ED staff. Consultants must be available on call within 30 minutes
Sheffield Children's is one of three independent, specialist paediatric hospitals in the country, providing dedicated healthcare for children and young people across community, mental health and acute specialist settings.
We have three overarching aims that set the direction for the Trust in our vision "to create a healthier future for children and young people."
- Outstanding patient care
- Brilliant place to work
- Leader in children's health
Our commitment to rewarding colleagues is demonstrated through our brilliant reward and benefits offer including; generous annual leave entitlement and pension scheme and access to salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle to work and lease cars.
We are committed to supporting colleagues from different heritages and lifestyles while at work. This is supported through the offer we have in place for flexible working and the three equality network groups we have in place. Colleagues are encouraged to join these groups and request flexible working.
Please refer to the attached job description for full details and main responsibilities of the role.
Previous Training Management/Audit
Academic Achievements Research/Publications
Demonstrates Trust Values
Certificate of Sponsorship
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