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Senior Clinical Fellow - Paediatric ED

ST4 +

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Senior Clinical Fellow
ST4 +
Fixed Term for 6 months
Full time 40 hours per week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Denmark Hill
£48,370 per annum inc London Weighting
20/01/2019 23:59
Interview date


Variety Club Children’s Hospital

Paediatric Clinical Fellow (ST4+/Registrar equivalent) in Paediatric Emergency Medicine with sub-specialty interest in Paediatric Trauma, Paediatric Ambulatory Care or Simulation

Full time

2 x 6 month post (starting in March 2019)

***We are looking for candidates to join us as soon as possible, ideally from March 2019 (though start dates are flexible). We are also interested in hearing from candidates who would be interested in a position to start around September 2019.***

Applications are invited for one six month post in Paediatric Emergency Medicine with a special interest in Paediatric Trauma, Paediatric Ambulatory Care or Simulation at ST4+/Registrar equivalent level.  The successful candidate will be released on 1 day a week for non-clinical activities related to their special interest.

The post is part of the Trust’s strategy to improve emergency care for children and to strengthen the working relationship between Paediatrics and Emergency Medicine. This post is suitable for an experienced doctor interested in a career in Paediatrics or in Emergency Medicine with a Paediatric Subspecialty interest.

The successful applicant will be based in the Paediatric Emergency Department. They will work alongside the Emergency Medicine registrar, Paediatric Emergency Medicine Consultant team, Emergency Nurse Practitioners and other junior doctors covering this area.  He/she will have responsibility for direct patient care in the children’s area of the department.   They will support and supervise the junior paediatric doctors as well as emergency department junior doctors working in the PED. Consultant support is provided by the Emergency Department Consultants, the Paediatric Short Stay Unit Consultant and the Paediatric Consultant of the Week.  The post holder will be jointly responsible in their day to day work to the Paediatric Consultant on-call and the duty Emergency Consultant. 

There are opportunities for audit and research projects across Child Health and Emergency Medicine and participating in these is widely encouraged in the department. There is an active consultant delivered multi-disciplinary teaching programme and ample opportunity to take part in the training of undergraduate and postgraduate healthcare professionals.

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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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