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CTF SHO in Medical HDU

Job Description

Are you committed to delivering the best of care through the best of people?

Applications are invited for an initial six month appointment as a Clinical Trust Fellow SHO in critical care, based on our Medical High Dependency Unit (MHDU). The MHDU has six beds with six hundred admissions per year and forms part of the Trust’s twenty five critical care beds along with the nine bedded ICU and the ten bedded Surgical HDU (SHDU). We would welcome applicants with a background in any acute medical specialty and this job would be ideal for those wishing to improve their skills in managing critically unwell patients. You will gain experience in the use of non-invasive ventilation, haemodynamic support, and invasive monitoring to manage a diverse case-mix of critically unwell patients. The MHDU is run by consultant respiratory physicians with an interest in critical care and as such there will also be opportunities for you to attend the thoracoscopy, bronchoscopy and EBUS lists as well as lung MDT and pleural clinics. You will also have the opportunity to support the critical care outreach team and the critical care research team.

For further details/ informal visits contact Dr G Hettiarachchi, Clinical Lead for MHDU, on:  ( Phone number removed )  or Dr P Hayden, Clinical Director for Critical Care, on:  ( Phone number removed ) .

This post will close before the intended closing date should sufficient number of suitable applications be received. Therefore, if you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.

If you have not heard from us within 21 days of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We wish to stress that no discourtesy is intended in following such a procedure, and you should not let this deter you from future applications.

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