Locum Consultant Physisician Response unit

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Fixed Term
  • Post Date: October 15, 2019
Job Description

The Physician Response Unit has been operated by London’s Air Ambulance since 2001. It is a rapid response vehicle that is staffed by a doctor and a clinician from London Ambulance Service, and responds to 999 calls in North-East London. The clinical focus of the PRU is to ‘take the Emergency Department to the patient’, providing high quality care for patients where they need it. It attends a broad range of clinical presentations including illness and injury in adults and children, and where possible enables diagnosis and treatment of patients in the community without the need for subsequent ED attendance or hospital admission.

This position provides an opportunity for an enthusiastic appointee to join the PRU team of consultants and help to develop the service. They will provide clinical shifts (2.25 DCC) and deliver non-clinical support (0.75 SPA), on an annualised hours basis. The clinical shifts will include supervision and training of PRU fellows and EACs, and may include sign-off assessments for new doctors. Supported non-clinical activities will include supporting and implementing the service development strategy, chairing case review and training sessions, contributing to senior administrative processes such as educational supervision, scheduling, and operational support.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too – within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

We take the wellbeing of our staff seriously and we have put in place ways for all staff to freely raise concerns about any issue in complete confidence. From online services to being able to speak one on one with a trained advocate, you will be supported to raise your concerns in a way that is right for you.

Main area:Emergency Care Service
Grade:Locum Consultant
Contract:12 months
Hours:3PAs
Job ref:259-MED00250RLH
Site:Royal London Hospita

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.

Documents to download
JD and PS
Our Values and Behaviours
Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders

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