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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/06/2021.

Ultrasound Senior Clinical Fellow in Emergency Medicine

Job Reference: 209-A-21-2992604-A

East Cheshire NHS Trust
Emergency Department
Macclesfield District General Hospital, Macclesfield
£45,124 - £77,519 per annum

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care. Join our team and support our vision of delivering the right care first time, every time.

Macclesfield Emergency Department are proud to offer an exciting opportunity to support the post of Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Clinical Fellow. This will initially be on a 12-month Fixed Term Contract with the possibility of an extension.

We are currently resourced with 2 state of the art ultrasound machines and our consultant team includes a dedicated ultrasound lead with a PGcert in medical ultrasound. The successful candidate would be working in the Emergency Medicine department, as an ST3+ doctor, working alongside local deanery higher specialist trainees and locally employed CESR trainees; on a 1:9 clinical rota.

The post would support a clinical fellow to work 80% Direct Clinical Care (DCC) and 20% dedicated Ultrasound training time and is aimed at candidates who are keen Emergency Medicine doctors who want to progress their ultrasound skills. The successful candidate should be looking to develop up to and beyond level 1 ultrasound and integrating their skills into everyday shop floor work under a dedicated mentor.

A provisional rota has been provided please review the Job Description for further information.

The successful candidate would be supported to:

  • Complete training leading to Ultrasound Level 1 Competency (RCEM recognised) and work towards higher level ultrasound competencies
  • Participate in clinical research involving Ultrasound in Emergency medicine
  • Work as an ST3+ Emergency Medicine doctor with clinical opportunities for assessments towards CESR and/or ongoing portfolio development

The successful candidate would be expected to:

  • Work closely with the Departmental Ultrasound lead to continue development of robust governance of ultrasound activity and education within the department
  • Organise Ultrasound supervision and teaching opportunities within the trust
  • Complete an Ultrasound based Quality Improvement Project

Macclesfield Hospital Emergency Department is in a busy district general hospital set in the foothills of the Peak District. We offer the opportunity to work in a developing team dedicated to delivering high quality Emergency care to the local population.

If you are interested in this opportunity please contact:

Tom Bartram, Clinical Lead Emergency department

Chetan Kashinath, Ultrasound lead

This post is Fixed Term for 12 months with the possibility of extension

Hours per week: 10 PA's

Closing date: 13th June 2021

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate.

If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

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For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Tom Bartram - Clinical Lead Emergency Department
01625 661457

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We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). In order to facilitate applications from all members of the community the Trust is able to offer services including Braille Applications and Interpreting Services.

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