STR Locum Appointment for Training (LAT) Clinical Fellow

Glasgow, Glasgow City
£31220.00 to £49091.00
21 Feb 2018
10 Mar 2018
Emergency medicine
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

We have StR LAT/Clinical fellow posts available at ST1 level or above in Emergency Medicine based at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital from as soon as possible until 31st July 2018.

The Emergency Department of the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH) is the most modern facility of its kind in the UK. A purpose built state of the art Trauma and Medical Emergency Unit led by a team of passionate, dedicated medical and nursing staff delivering the highest possible standards of care.

The ED serves a mixed population with considerable health challenges and provides a full spectrum of Trauma and Non-Trauma Emergency Care. The workload of the QUEH will be approximately 110,000 new adult patients per year with tertiary referrals for major trauma as well as head, spinal, maxillofacial and vascular injuries.

The hospital includes the regional centres for neurology and renal medicine. QEUH is the first hospital in Scotland to have a rooftop helipad suitable for air ambulance and Search and Rescue helicopters with dedicated high speed lift access to the ED. The ED is staffed by 24 Emergency Medicine consultants working an extended shift pattern, 12 middle grade doctors providing 24-hour cover and 24 junior medical staff.

The department has a special interest in Trauma management and critical care and works closely with our colleagues in Intensive Care, Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma and a full range of inpatient specialists. A brand new imaging suite is adjacent to the ED with 2 CT scanners available for emergency work.

The hospital also boasts a brand new lab building connected to the main hospital by a pneumatic pod system. The QEUH ED brings together clinicians with a proven track record of innovation, excellence in teaching (Regional awards over last 4 years), research and audit.

There is a comprehensive package of induction training as well as twice weekly protected teaching throughout the year. These posts would provide challenging and rewarding clinical experience for any doctor looking to improve their practice of Emergency Medicine.

To practice medicine in the UK you need to hold both GMC registration and a licence to practice. These posts hold educational approval from the Postgraduate Dean and will be Locum Appointments for Training or Clinical Fellows dependent on experience. If appointed as a Clinical Fellow the post will not be recognised for training. If you would like to discuss this further or visit the department please Mr M Gordon Clinical Director/Consultant in Emergency Medicine or Dr S Ahmad Consultant in Emergency Medicine on 0141 452 2868 / 2930.

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Closing date:10th March 2018

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