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Locum Paediatric Trust Grade Registrar

Job Description

The applicant will be working on the tier 2 (middle grade) rota on the general paediatric ward and level 2 neonatal unit, and will be required to do both day time duties, and ‘on calls’. This is a part time post (working Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, with 50% of the ‘full time’ on call). There are 9 doctors on the middle grade rota, on a full shift rota (band 1A) which includes day time duties and ‘on calls’. The rota is EWTD compliant. Currently there is one part time trust grade registrar, who works on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and covers 50% of the ‘full time’ on call rota. This post is to compliment the other part time post, hence between the 2 posts cover a ‘full time’ slot on the rota.

The middle grade doctors work on both the general paediatric ward (including high dependency unit and paediatric observation and assessment unit), the level 2 neonatal unit and out patients clinics (consultant supervised). The middle grade doctors are supported by separate consultant hot weeks on both the paediatric and the neonatal unit, and there are separate on call rotas. There are full tier 1 rotas on both the paediatric and neonatal unit. As the post holder will be ‘second on call’ it is essential they have both paediatric and neonatal experience and have APLS and NLS qualifications. They need to have sufficient experience to support the tier one doctors and ANNPs, review patients and make management decisions. They need to be able to manage both neonatal and paediatric emergencies, until the consultant arrives.

Paediatric Trust Grade Registrar (tier 2 rota), Wythenshawe Hospital (UHSM)
Part time (3 days a week, and ‘50% on call’)
Locum Post for 12 months – to start as soon as possible

The unit would help support the post holder to develop a special interest which would complement the department. The post holder will be expected to take part in audit, and guideline development. There are regular teaching sessions in the department and the post holder would be expected to take part in these.
The general paediatric ward has 24 beds (including 1 HDU bed), a 10 bed paediatric observation and assessment unit (open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week), and 8 bed day-case unit. There is a dedicated paediatric out-patient unit.

At UHSM there is also a level 2 unit neonatal unit providing stabilisation and intensive care (up to 48 hours) for babies 27 weeks and greater gestation. The unit has 19 cots with 2 short term intensive care cots, 2 high dependency and 15 special care cots. The unit has recently been refurbished. The neonatal unit supports the UHSM maternity unit which currently has around 4500 deliveries per year.

For further details / informal visits contact:
For further details / informal visits contact:
Secretary to Dr Ahmed  ( Phone number removed ) 
Secretary to Dr Wilkins  ( Phone number removed ) 

PLEASE NOTE: UHSM is committed to supporting its current employees move into new roles as a result of organisational change or other circumstances. We therefore reserve the right to prioritise current staff who may need to be redeployed into this role.

UHSM has five core PEOPLE values. These values bring together our very talented team and they guide us in the way we work.

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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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

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