- Respiratory Medicine
- Clinical Fellow FY2
- Full Time 40 hours per week
- Southend University Hospital
- Southend on Sea
- £28,640 to £32,386 pa.
- 22/09/2017 23:59
Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.
We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.
We want staff who will live our trust values every day.
Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable
Applicants are invited to apply for the post of Clinical Fellow FY2 within the department of Respiratory Medicine at Southend University Hospital.
The respiratory department is committed to providing excellence in training of junior staff and caring for our patients. The appointee will be expected to manage respiratory and general medical patients under our care on the wards and take part in the on call rota for medical admissions. There will also be outpatient responsibilities. We run the acute respiratory care unit where the appointee will gain experience of non invasive ventilation in the acute setting. We also have a domiciliary ventilation service with more than 50 patients on home NIV. We have a well established sleep service with over 1000 patients on CPAP. The appointee will have the opportunity to report sleep studies as well as lung function tests.
There is a weekly lung cancer MDT, weekly departmental teaching session and weekly X-ray meeting as well as general medical training at the grand round. The appointee would be encouraged to carry out a research project and many of our juniors have presented work at national and international meetings.
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a Teaching Hospital, linked to the London University and also the Cancer Centre for South Essex Cancer network. This busy DGH serves a population of 330,000. We currently employ over 3,782 staff with a total complement of 164 Consultant staff. Situated in the South East of England, with excellent rail links to London.
The Trust has an excellent Postgraduate Medical Centre which carries a full programme of events and offers access to a Medical Library.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. The Trust operates a no smoking policy.
Please note that we do not pay any interview expenses.
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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