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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/01/2021.

Consultant in Emergency Medicine

Job Reference: 419-2817687-CEM-CG1

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Emergency Medicine
York, York
£82,096 - £110,683

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  • We are KIND
  • We are OPEN
  • We pursue EXCELLENCE

We are looking for applications from people who share our values to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population

People for Patients. Our People, our Patients, our Priority

Consultant in Emergency Medicine

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

  • Are you looking to be part of an experienced and supportive MDT?
  • Are you passionate in providing high quality emergency patient care?
  • Do you want a working environment that supports your clinical and academic development?

We are looking to welcome an enthusiastic and dynamic Consultant to join our ever expanding service based at York Hospital.

The Emergency Department at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has just recently appointed two consultants and now have the amazing opportunity to grow even further. The successful candidate will join a diverse, forward thinking and enthusiastic ED team who are committed to providing patients with high quality emergency care.

This is an exciting time to become a part of the Emergency Department at York due to the ongoing Care Group wide transformation, which has included the introduction of same day emergency care service to enhance our patient experience, and the introduction of the role of Emergency Physician in Charge.

You will have the opportunity to enjoy the variety of clinical practice that comes from working in a large, busy teaching hospital whilst developing their own special interest both clinically and non-clinically. You will be enrolled onto our Consultant Development Programme; the over-arching aim is to allow you to develop the skills and knowledge for the different aspects of the Consultant role.

The department has strong links with the Hull and York Medical School, providing opportunities in teaching and training. You will benefit from a flexible annualised job plan with a 7.5 DCC / 2.5 SPA, though we are open to discuss any specific or specialised job plans that candidates may desire, including flexible/less than full time working. The department strives to achieve a collective work ethos to help to maintain long term sustainability to work-life balance. Whether you are interested in a subspecialty commitment, teaching, research or quality improvement projects, we are excited to explore these opportunities with you.

There is currently a 1:5 weekend-duty rota (1:15 8-4, 1:15 12-19 and 1:15 15.30 – 23.30 and on call) in operation.

York Hospital is located just minutes away from the historic city centre of York which is home to various restaurants, bars, shops and theatres perfect for all ages. There are many bus routes accessible throughout York and the train station is only a ten minute drive from the hospital with regular services to surrounding areas such as Leeds and the ability to travel to London in under 2 hours.

The region boasts a diverse coastline which can be accessible by car, train or coast liner. Yorkshire is also home to many theme parks and attractions such as Flamingo Land, Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Eden Camp, Tropical World and many famous landmarks such as York Minster, Castle Howard and Whitby Abbey. There are excellent options for schooling at all levels throughout the region.

In joining the Trust you will have access to a wide range of staff benefits including health and wellbeing support, finance schemes and discounts. There is also a competitive relocation package of up to £8,000. To support your learning and development you will be entitled to a study leave budget of £3,000 across three years, along with support from our learning and development team. More information can be found on the Trust’s website in the ‘Working for Us’ section.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Gary Kitching
Clinical Lead Emergency Medicine

Email address:
Telephone number: 01904 72 5616

Please note that some of our substantive vacancies may be available on a smaller number of hours than advertised. If you would be interested in applying on this basis, we would encourage you to contact the appointing manager to enquire further.

Agile and Flexible Working - We are committed to helping all staff balance their work with other commitments whilst ensuring minimal service impact, and have recently launched our new Agile and Flexible Working policy to support this. We encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.

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A bit more about us and the surrounding area:

North Yorkshire is a fantastic part of the country. It is home to two national parks, a beautiful coastline, and the city of York; a place which is consistently voted one of the best to live in the UK. It's a great place to be and, as the largest provider of healthcare locally, we’re proud to serve 800,000 people.

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