Clinical Fellow in Critical Care
Clinical Fellow in Critical Care – Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital (BNHH)
Role Description: The post holder will work as part of the critical care team and will provide care for the critically ill patients, working on a rota that includes nights on-call as well as weekends covering the unit.
What we look for:
- To contribute to and accurately document ICU ward rounds following the daily assessment of ICU/HDU patients assigned to his / her care, with the organisation of investigations and prescription of agreed therapy.
- Performance of procedures (including arterial lines, central venous catheters and chest drains and therapeutic interventions – all under supervision until deemed competent in a specific area)
- Liaison with admitting teams and ICU support services, including Critical Care Outreach.
- The successful candidate will be a “team-player”, able to fully integrate into the multidisciplinary ICU team.
What we Offer:
- With a large number of consultant sessions, there is plenty of bedside teaching. The unit has a well-established multi-disciplinary educational programme that includes a high profile monthly Mortality and Morbidity meetings, monthly unity team meetings and regular Clinical Governance sessions.
- Successful candidates will be encouraged to attend various courses and educational meetings to further his/her own CPD according to the recommendations of the Royal College of Anaesthetists.
Who we are: The ICU is an eight bedded unit, equipped to treat 8 level 3 patients and the HDU is also an eight bedded unity. However, in keeping with recommended practice, both units are flexible, in accepting varying ratios of the different levels of care, up to the capacity dictated by nursing numbers. The ICU is recognised for basic training in intensive care medicine, and can easily demonstrate compliance with recommended activity levels and educational supervision.
About the trust:
The vision at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is to provide outstanding care for every patient. We serve a population of nearly 600,000 people across Hampshire and West Berkshire as well as some people who access our specialist services from across the country.
Created in January 2012 the Foundation Trust prioritises the provision of exceptional, compassionate, care delivered by the valued staff working in a culture of collaboration and mutual respect. HHFT employs circa 6,000 people and had a turnover of £382m in 17/18
Four core values (CARE) Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Encourage. These are in place to support of four clear objectives, provide outstanding care of patients, empowering all members of staff, sustainable growth and innovating for the future.