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Clinical Fellow in ITU - NICU Simulation Fellow

Job Description

St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the regional specialist care provider for south west London, Surrey and beyond. The trust provides a high quality, comprehensive range of health services from leading edge tertiary and trauma care to community services, delivered from 2 hospital sites, St.George’s Hospital in Tooting and Queen Mary’s Hospital in Roehampton, and from St John’s Therapy Centre, 11 health centres and clinics, schools, nursing homes and people’s own homes. The trust also manages the healthcare service at HMP Wandsworth. With national and regional referrals added to our local 35m catchment, we serve a population of around 5m. We employ around 8,000 staff.


Senior Clinical Fellow in Neuro Intensive Care and Simulation
(Minimum ST3-4 level or equivalent)
February 2017

A Clinical Fellow post is available in Neuro Intensive Care and Simulation. The post is available from February 2017 for a period of 6 months extendable to 1 year, with the possibly of rotating to other critical care units within the St George’s critical care directorate. This post is suitable for doctors from ST3-4 level (or equivalent) upwards who wish to gain more experience in intensive care medicine and have an interest in education and simulation. The post is suitable for candidates wishing to pursue a wide variety of career aims, with candidates preferably having some anaesthetic experience. Prior experience of the UK healthcare system is essential.

St George’s Hospital NHS Trust is one of the largest healthcare units in the United Kingdom accommodating around 1100 beds and treating 89 000 inpatient and day-cases annually. It serves 13 million people across south west London and is one of the major trauma centres in London servicing a much larger population.
It is the main teaching hospital in the South West London sector, and has strong links with regional district general hospitals, supporting significant training programme for junior doctors who rotate through the Trust. It is a centre of excellence and is currently applying for Foundation status.

St George’s Neuro Intensive Care Unit is part of the critical care directorate with close links to the General Intensive Care Unit and Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit.
Duties on the Neuro Intensive care unit will be as part of a team of consultant intensivists and junior clinical fellows. Work during the day will be supervised directly by the consultant intensivist, with consultant cover out-of-hours from home. The post-holder will gain experience in the management of severe traumatic brain injury, subarachnoid haemorrhage, spinal cord injury, elective and emergency post-operative neurosurgical cases and neurological disease requiring advanced organ monitoring and support.
Research opportunities will be available, as well as the possibly of rotating to other critical care units within the St George’s critical care directorate.

The rota is an 8-person full shift system which is fully EWTD compliant. The successful applicant will have on-call duties on the NITU, with the rest of the week spent as a Simulator fellow. Please see the job description for the person specification, further details of the rota and job responsibilities.

Candidates seeking more information can view the job description or contact Dr Neil Burgess (NITU clinical lead) (( Email address removed )) or Dr Daniela Mathew (Consultant Anaesthetist/Intensivist and rota co-ordinator) (( Email address removed )).

The St George’s Simulation and Skills Centre (GAPS) is a joint facility of St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust and St George’s, University of London. GAPS trains multi-professional health care teams in a facility which includes 2 full-immersion high-fidelity simulation suites, a fully-equipped skills lab, a part-task training unit, in-house mobile simulation and support for satellite simulation groups.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Enquiries about the post may be directed to Dr G McAnulty (Lead for Simulation) on  ( Phone number removed )  (( Email address removed )). (( Email address removed )) NITU: Dr Daniela Mathew (Consultant Anaesthetist/Intensivist) (( Email address removed )) via email.

We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email or via NHS Jobs.

If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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