Consultant – Emergency Medicine

Location
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Salary
£77,913-£105,042
Posted
28 Jun 2019
Closes
14 Jul 2019
Ref
CONS4682
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Emergency medicine
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our friendly Emergency Department is looking to recruit a 7th Consultant. The successful applicant will assume a direct clinical role within the ED along with the remaining 6 ED Consultants to provide senior medical staff “shop-floor” presence during weekdays and provide a comprehensive one in six weekend cover. Prospective cover arrangements are built into the job plan.

In line with RCEM guidance and with support from the Executive team, we are aiming to provide cover for 16 hours per day with Consultant cover, when there is a total of 10 Consultants.

The Emergency Department provides a comprehensive emergency medicine service for North Bedfordshire with a rapidly expanding population upwards of 300,000. There has been a steady increase in the annual attendance to the ED with a disproportionate increase in the number of emergency medical admissions and complexity of cases. The ED now sees over 80,000 patients per year and is also a dedicated Trauma Unit.

You will enjoy being part of an innovative team who are passionate about emergency medicine and are preparing to meet the present and future challenges of the National Emergency Care Agenda.

For full details and to apply please click the apply button.

Closing date: Sunday 14 July 2019.

 

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