Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine
Applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine at Whittington Health. The successful candidate will work across both acute paediatrics and the Emergency Department.
Whittington Health has a thriving and innovative Emergency Department with a focus on clinical excellence. Demand for our service is steadily growing and we now see over 99,000 new attendances per year. A quarter of these are children and young people. You will join a dedicated and passionate team committed to providing a first class service in terms of quality, safety, innovation and education.
As an Integrated Care Organisation, Whittington Health is commissioned to provide acute and community services to meet the needs of our diverse population. This means the Trust is well placed to deliver 21st century healthcare that crosses the traditional boundaries between primary and secondary care.
Our mission is “Helping local people live longer, healthier lives”. The Trust is committed and striving to deliver seven day services across the organisation. The Emergency Department has a dedicated Children’s Emergency Department and a co-located Children’s Ambulatory Care Unit. The department has its own dedicated imaging suite with “hot-seat” radiology presence during the day and point of care ultrasound. The Trust has led the way in Ambulatory Care, with the establishment of a new service that has received national acclaim.
Recently we opened a new Rapid Assessment area at the front door of the Emergency Department in order to support new ways of working in the approach to initial assessment. We are a designated Trauma Unit, as part of the North East London and Essex Trauma Network.
This is an exciting time for the Paediatric Emergency Department. You will have the opportunity to help shape the future direction of the department and take part in hospital wide initiatives to improve Emergency Care and the patient experience across the whole of the acute pathway.
You must be accredited in Paediatric Emergency Medicine (or equivalent training) and be on the GMC’s Specialist Register or within six months of being admitted to the Specialist
Register (at the date of interview).
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