Clinical fellow in POM

NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow

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NHS Medical & Dental: Senior Clinical Fellow
Fixed Term 12 months
Full Time 40 hours per week
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Southampton General Hospital
£46,208 pa
27/05/2018 23:59

Online applications are invited for a full time post as a Senior Fellow in Perioperative Medicine from 1st August 2018.  This post is fixed term for 12 months

This is an exciting opportunity to join a passionate team who are delivering and developing perioperative medicine services throughout the trust. This is great opportunity to be at the forefront of perioperative medicine progression within the UK.

This post supports trainees in anaesthesia to develop skills and gain experience in perioperative medicine. The successful candidate will be post FRCA and capable of working with distant supervision. They will also form part of the senior general on call rota. It is possible that this could form a post CCT fellowship.

The candidate will have time to develop and deliver his or her own perioperative medicine quality improvement project. If eligible and supported by their TPD for anaesthesia they will also be able to achieve the competencies for advanced perioperative medicine as set out by the RCoA.

They will form part of a dynamic team of 6 consultants, one perioperative medicine project manager, and 1 support member alongside 2 members of staff who run the CPET service.

The allocation of time is 40% directly clinical, 60% POM (including CPET cover, anaemia service cover, project and study time). Delivery of 2-3 anaesthetic sessions (1.5 days) per week and an on call commitment. At least half a day will be set aside for personal study towards a perioperative medicine diploma. It is expected that the candidate will become POETTS accredited for CPET within the first 6 months.

There is a wealth of research that is undertaken by the wider department and there will be opportunities to get involved with on-going research projects. This includes studies into: acute lung injury, sepsis and resistant shock, applied physiology with adaptation to hypoxia, improvement in perioperative outcomes with patient stratification with the help of CPET, early mobilisation of the critically ill and haemodynamic monitoring and support, anaemia management, blood volume measurement, exercise prehabilitation.

The post is for 12 months initially from August 2018, with option to extend for up to 3 years in order to undertake a higher degree.

Appointment will be made under local contractual terms and conditions of service for Trust appointed (non-training fellow doctors and dentists) which will be published and available at time of offers.

Grades for Trust appointed (non-training) fellows will be paid a basic salary at a nodal pay point linked to the grade, at the rate set out in the National Medical and Dental pay circular. Basic salary detailed below plus any additional remuneration (as applicable) for hours set out in the doctors work schedule (e.g. additional hours, weekend allowance, and any hours which attract enhanced pay)

Basic Salary MT04        £46,208

Please note that GMC registration (with a licence to practice) and right to work in the UK are essential for this role.  Successful applicants will already have GMC registration or will be able to demonstrate they are eligible.  Applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship should ensure they meet the Home Office application criteria prior to submitting an application. 

We’ve worked hard as a Trust to improve the efficiency of our services and as a result, we are currently in financial surplus. We are one of England's largest acute teaching trusts and have recently been rated ‘Good’ by the CQC. In the latest national NHS Staff Survey we ranked;

  • seventh in the country for staff engagement
  • fourth best nationally for our proportion of staff saying that they would recommend the hospital as a place to work or to receive care

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep.

The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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