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Trust Doctor (Junior Tier) in Medicine

Job Description

Job Title: Trust Doctor (Junior Tier)
Department: Medicine
Location: Milton Keynes
Salary: £37,547 to £53,602 per annum
Programmed Activities: 10
Additional Programmed Activities: 2 (The requirement for you to undertake additional Programmed Activities will be reviewed annually).

Applications are invited to apply for a fixed term Trust Doctor (Junior Tier) in Medicine at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

This is a fixed term post to 4th September 2017.

This post typical involves working on a resident on call rota, so depending on agreement, this post would normally exceed the basic 10 PA full time contract.

The Department: There are 10 General Medical wards within the Trust. Admission to a medical ward is either through the Accident and Emergency department or the Clinical Decision Unit. All medical wards treat a wide range of conditions but there are also more specialised wards including the Acute Stroke Unit and the Coronary Care Unit.

Clinical Supervisor(s) for the placement: Consultant Staff

Main duties of the placement: You will form the SHO tier of a firm and the on-call team and will take part in the day to day management of patients under the care of your Consultant(s), supervise the FY1 where necessary and in turn be supervised by the Registrar (or senior ST1-2) and Consultant(s).

You will perform with supervision, procedures appropriate for your level and experience.

You will be expected to be competent in all general areas of the speciality consistent with training and experience and to cover the work of colleagues as appropriate.

Dictation and signing of discharge and clinic letters must be prompt, clear and information with due respect to the patients’ confidentiality.
You will be expected to actively participate in educational activities including teaching, grand rounds, case presentations and audit.

Typical working pattern in this placement: When on call, you will form the middle tier with an FY1 and a Registrar. You will work a week of nights (Monday – Thursday, Friday - Sunday) every seven weeks from 2130 – 0930. The 1st on call FY2 will work 12noon-11pm, with further support shifts throughout the rotation

You will work on a partial shift system 1 in 7 and provide prospective colleague cover for annual and study leave. One extra hour (free of duty) is provided for you on a night duty to join a post take ward round the next morning.

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital. This allows us to attract, train and retain the best doctors and contribute towards the financial stability of the organisation.

This is also an important step towards establishing the trust as a world-class centre for teaching excellence. The first students arrived on wards in May 2015 and by the beginning of 2017 a medical school building will have been constructed, which will also create exciting opportunities in the future for all staff in the fields of clinical research and education.

This exciting new phase will include opportunities for undergraduate and post graduate teaching, enhanced research facilities. A teaching and research background would be highly advantageous when applying for this position.

We believe the continued growth of the hospital will allow us to expand and improve our services to offer the very best care to the people of Milton Keynes, and beyond.

Located just 50 miles north of London, Milton Keynes has excellent access to the capital whilst being centrally located for Oxford and Cambridge and having ease of access to the north. Lying in attractive countryside, Milton Keynes offers first class facilities for sport, theatre, music, shopping and dining.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 7th November 2016
Interviews date

We reserve the right to close posts early if we receive a sufficient volume of applications. Unfortunately only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check.
We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Milton Keynes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Joy Halliday, Consultant, Acute Medicine, on  ( Phone number removed ) 

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)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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