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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/01/2020.

Paediatric Consultant in Emergency Medicine

Job Reference: 225-DIV2-2068167

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Emergency Medicine
New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton
£79,860 to £107,668 pa

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust are delighted that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and just like you, we are ambitious about what we do. We are continually striving to improve patients’ experience and outcomes.

Bring your dedication and determination here, and you will benefit from the support of an experienced and enthusiastic multi-professional team committed to the delivery of brilliant patient care.

Will you join us on this journey? Here’s more about the role and what we are looking for.

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services. We have been nationally recognised for providing excellence in healthcare; we are home to the busiest and most technologically advanced Cardiac Centre in the West Midlands. We have a strong research focus; the Trust hosts the Clinical Research Network West Midlands (CRN WM), which is part of the National Institute for Health Research, the clinical research delivery arm of the NHS. This alliance makes sure that clinical research occupies the place it deserves and is a driver to improve patient care.

We are offering an exciting opportunity for Paediatric Consultants to join our forward thinking and ambitious trust and department.

Our dedicated Paediatric area of the department offers a 24 hour service and is run by our Paediatric Emergency Medicine Consultants between the hours of 0800 and 2400. We also have specific ACP’s for paediatrics.

Our department was opened in 2014 as part of the Urgent and Emergency Care Centre at New Cross Hospital. It boasts its own CT/MRI/USS services purpose built to facilitate the department and a co-located CDU, AEC and AMU. We are also collocated to an Urgent Care Centre.

The department itself sees around 400 patients per day across Majors, Minors, Resus and paediatrics.

New cross hospital is a Trauma unit offering Cardiothoracic and PCI services.

We will support joint roles such as research, education and simulation, intensive care, pre-hospital emergency medicine, paediatric emergency medicine, sports and exercise medicine, Specialist interests in paediatrics.

Many of our consultants have dual roles and this is something that can be negotiated on successful appointment into post. There is a range of differing responsibilities including one of our consultants being the Divisional Medical Director, splitting his time between ED and wider management, another consultant who is paramount to the pre-hospital care team bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to the department, and a dual trained Consultant who works within Adult Emergency Care and Paediatric Emergency Care. On top of this we have Clinical Educator roles supported by RCEM and HEE which offers specific time supernumerary to the department to teach and support all members of the MDT.

We are part of the Clinical Research Network West Midlands, with strong links to Birmingham and Wolverhampton Universities. The trust is renowned for being a teaching trust offering a nurturing and supportive environment to all of its employees. We have a robust clinical fellow programme with access to a SIM ward for all areas of teaching.

We are happy to consider applicants who are within 6 months of completion of CCT or CESR.

For further details / informal visits contact:

We strongly advise that you come and visit our unique Urgent and Emergency Care Centre if you are thinking of applying for this role to discuss all of the opportunities available to you.

Please contact Dr Philip Dainty Clinical DIrector for Emergency Services, Lisa Kheler Paediatric Emergency Department Clinical Lead and Wendy Worth Group Manager for Emergency Services on 01902 307999 ext 4119 for an informal chat or visit to the Department.

We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

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