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Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor

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Emergency Medicine
NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Doctor
Fixed Term - 3 years
Full time, 10+2 PA's
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Royal Preston Hospital
£39,060 to £72,840 per annnum
21/03/2019 23:59

We are looking to recruit dynamic and focused applicants to the exciting post of Specialty Doctor in Emergency Medicine. Several posts are available and will be based predominantly on the Chorley and South Ribble Hospital site, with some shifts at the Royal Preston Hospital Emergency Department which is the Major Trauma Centre for Lancashire and South Cumbria.

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is renowned for our teaching, training and support with modern educational facilities and simulation suites. Within the department there is a current FCEM examiner as well as consultants with special interests such as simulation or ultrasound. There will be a designated Consultant supervisor for the duration of the rotation.

The post of Specialty Doctor is full time (although applications from part-time candidates are welcome) and full participation in the 1:6 shift pattern rota with your middle-grade colleagues is required. All shifts are full shifts on site and there is no on-call cover. The appointee will be joining our team of 17 (13 whole time equivalent) Consultants, 14 Middle Grades, 21 Junior Doctors (F2-ST2 grades) and 3 FY1 doctors who work across the 2 sites at Preston and Chorley.

You will have completed at least four years’ full time postgraduate training or part-time/flexible equivalent, at least two of which will be in a specialty training programme in a relevant specialty, or as a fixed term specialty trainee, or you will be able to demonstrate equivalent training and competencies from your previous employment.

We are offering a Recruitment and Retention Premia with this post and in addition those wishing to relocate to the area a relocation package is also available.Full job description including details of the post available is attached.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Graham Ellis, Consultant and Directorate Training Lead in Emergency Medicine - telephone 01772-524864, email

If you have problems applying, contact

01257 245521