Consultants in Paediatric Emergency Medicine (3 posts)
Applications are invited for three new substantive Consultant posts in Paediatric Emergency Medicine. We are seeking dynamic and motivated individuals to join our Emergency Department (ED) team, as part of an expansion in consultant-led service for our department.
Birmingham Children’s Hospital is a large, multidisciplinary, dedicated children’s hospital. The ED is one of the busiest paediatric EDs in the UK, with approximately 60,000 annual attendances across a broad case-mix, and it has the full support of all paediatric medical and surgical subspecialties. We are the Major Trauma Centre for paediatric trauma for the Birmingham area and West Midlands region.
You will be part of a friendly and dedicated team of 7 Consultants (increasing to 10 with these new posts), 1 Associate Specialist, 5 Specialty Doctors, 4 senior Specialist Trainees (from Emergency Medicine and Paediatrics), 9 ST2/3s, and 1 Teaching Fellow. We are also proud of our ongoing development of Advanced Nursing Practice within the ED. The posts include a commitment to 1:6 weekends on call for the ED. As a university teaching hospital, we provide excellent opportunities for education, and there is an active research programme within our department.
Applicants are required to be on the GMC Specialist Register for one of the following: General Paediatrics with subspecialty accreditation in Paediatric Emergency Medicine (or equivalent recognised competence-based training), Emergency Medicine with dual accreditation in Paediatric Emergency Medicine (or equivalent recognised competence-based training) or be within six months of obtaining their CCT at the time of interview.
For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Dr Bridget Wilson (Clinical Lead) or Dr Stuart Hartshorn on 0121 333 9515/9516.
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Closing date for all applications will be 30th September 2018.