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Clinical Fellow (SpR) in Neonates

Job Description

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.

The Neonatal Unit at the Royal Gwent Hospital is a Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with 7 Intensive Care, 7 High Dependency and 6 Special Care cots. It caters for 6,500 deliveries across Gwent and has over 1500 intensive care days annually. Babies of all gestations are looked after here apart from surgical and cardiac babies, which are referred to the University Hospital of Wales, with whom we have close links, and Bristol.

The unit is staffed by 10 WTE Neonatal Consultants and 1 Associate Specialist for daytime cover and out of hours on call. There is a middle grade 1 in 8 rota and a full tier 1 rota, consisting of clinical fellows and ANNPs. The workload is European work-time Directive and New Deal compliant.

The successful applicant will work on the tier 2 rota covering the neonatal intensive care environment. You will gain a very wide experience in neonatal medicine including neonatal resuscitation, all aspects of neonatal intensive care including ventilation, HFOV, therapeutic hypothermia for HIE and practical procedures.

The Neonatal Unit offers a very active and exciting post-graduate teaching programme and you will be expected to participate in audits, reviews, journal club presentations, X ray meetings and teaching. You will be allocated an educational supervisor and have the same training opportunities as the trainees. We have a progressive post-graduate department and an excellent post-graduate medical library service within the hospital.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Siddhartha Sen (( Email address removed ), Telephone + ( Phone number removed ) ) or

Dr Sue Papworth (( Email address removed ), Telephone + ( Phone number removed ) )

With effect from 1st January 2016 points 1,2,3 and 4 on AfC Pay Band 1 and Pay Band 2 will be adjusted to £16,132 to reflect the incorporation of the living wage

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All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

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