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Senior Clinical Fellows Acute Medicine

Job Description

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust was formed in October 2013, following the merger of Lewisham Healthcare NHS Trust and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich. The Trust was named as one of the top 100 healthcare employers in HSJ's 2014 survey on the best places to work.

Over the last year, key developments have included:

  • Ongoing work with health and social care partners to reduce A&E waiting times and improve the discharge process.
  • Improvements to how we manage patient information – with the introduction of new systems of electronic patient records at Queen Elizabeth Hospital and University Hospital Lewisham.
  • Our ongoing recruitment campaign, which has increased the number of permanent staff by over 400 since the merger.
  • Work to improve infection control, such as the introduction of new hand hygiene foam or gel dispensers in public areas around our sites.
  • New services and facilities, such as the midwifery-led Greenwich Birth Centre, which opened in May 2015.

We will continue to work with staff and local people to deliver improvements. In return for your dedication and hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

We are seeking exceptionally motivated individuals to join our friendly dynamic team.

Senior Clinical Fellows in Cardiology,
Acute General Medicine and Simulation
Commencing October 2016 for 12 months

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are offering an exciting opportunity to become part of a vibrant, forward thinking team within Acute and Elderly medicine on our University Hospital Lewisham site. These two posts are based at middle grade (registrar) level:
(1) Acute Internal Medicine with a specialist interest in Cardiology.
(2) Acute Internal Medicine with a specialist interest in any Medical specialty of appointee’s choice.
We welcome applicants who are motivated to become part of the implementation of a new medical model of acute care, with enhanced and rapid specialty input, alongside an elderly frail medical assessment and admissions unit run by the Care of the Elderly team. Successful applicants will be able to develop individualised educational goals, including a focus within the specialty of your choice. If you are looking for further general experience plus the ability to develop your sub-specialty interests, including specialty clinics / procedural lists then you would be well suited to this position, which will both increase your level of confidence and provide strong CV development.
Both posts will also enable the appointee to acquire experience in simulation training with dedicated 20% time for developing skills within the state of the art Simulation Centre (on average one day a week). The post is also aimed at enabling teaching and simulation experience, develop expertise in simulation theory and practice, and undertake supervised research in simulation. A customised programme of training and educational experience will be designed around the needs of the individual.
This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a new Trust which is committed to delivering the highest standards of acute care to our local population, to develop new services, and to enhance links with our tertiary partners.
Interested candidates can contact Dr John Miell, Divisional Director for Acute and Emergency Medicine, or Harvey McEnroe, Divisional General Manager for Acute and Emergency Medicine, telephone number  ( Phone number removed ) .

You may also contact the Medical Staffing department on  ( Phone number removed )  / 3215.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Interested candidates can contact Dr John Miell, Divisional Director for Acute and Emergency Medicine, or Harvey McEnroe, Divisional General Manager for Acute and Emergency Medicine, telephone number  ( Phone number removed ) .

Please note that the as part of the application process, you will need to complete a short values based pre-application question. Your responses to the question will impact on whether or not you are able to successfully continue with your application. Please have a look on our website to find out more information before you start the pre-application question. If you are unsuccessful with the pre-application question, it means that you are not in harmony with our values. We thank you for your interest in Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.

For vacancies where a high volume of applications are received, we reserve the right to close the post before the stated closing date. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Due to the volume of applications for some posts, it may not be possible for us to contact all applicants with the outcome of the shortlisting. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that you have not been successful.

Shortlisted applicants for posts up to and including band 4 may be invited to sit a basic numeracy and literacy test as part of the interview process. If you have any concerns about your ability in either area you are strongly advised to visit the Excellence Gateway website and try some of the activities and practice questions. If you have been shortlisted and previously passed either test, please make us aware.

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For substantive Non Clinical roles Non Medical Recruitment on  ( Phone number removed ) ; for Clinical roles at QEH Medical Staffing on  ( Phone number removed ) /6749, Clinical roles at UHL call  ( Phone number removed ) ,  ( Phone number removed ) , for Temporary Staffing roles, please contact Bank Recruitment Office on  ( Phone number removed ) /5302, quoting the vacancy reference number.

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