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Specialty Registrar (ST4 equivalent) in Paediatrics

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Paediatrics & Child Health Jobs
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Associate Specialist Jobs, Associate Specialist Consultant Jobs, Registrar Jobs, Senior Registrar Jobs, Specialist Registrar Jobs, Staff/Trust Grade Jobs
All England
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Competetive Salary Offered
Locum People
Job Ref:
DW- ST4 - Paeds

The Trust offers a full portfolio of services that serve the needs of the local community, and are home to some of Britain's leading specialist centres including cancer, cardiac, trauma and emergency care. It also has one of the UK's busiest children's hospitals and internationally renowned surgical facilities.
Salary: Negotiable rates per hour/ Salaries
The department of Paediatrics and Child Health consists of:
* Acute paediatrics including the neonatal unit based
* Community Child Health
* Child & Family Consultation Service

The Casualty Department is one of the busiest in the country with approx. 22,000 paediatric attendances annually to a new, separate paediatric area. There is a large quantity of acute paediatric medicine with an annual admissions of approximately above 3500. There is a modern 27-bedded acute paediatric unit with 1 high-dependency cubicle. Attached to it is a medical day unit, and a 5-day elective surgical ward. A Paediatric Social Worker, 8 Hospital Teachers and 2 Play Therapists support the unit. There are close links with the Consultant Child Psychiatrists via the weekly psychosocial ward round.

There is a dedicated children's outpatient department where 7660 new and follow-up medical patients were seen every year. There are 9 general paediatric outpatient clinics per week. There are also special clinics in newborn follow-up, urinary tract infection, diabetes, asthma, cystic fibrosis, HIV, TB, haematology, oncology and nutrition and feeding difficulties.

The Post holder will be a key member of the medical team responsible for the care of children on our 35 bed general paediatric ward and Level II status Neonatal Unit. As part of the medical team the post holder will also be required to attend children in the paediatric A&E department, labour ward and postnatal wards as appropriate. In addition, it is expected that he/she will undertake supervision of the paediatric SHOs and will also be required to attend 1-2 supervised outpatient clinics per week.

The Paediatric service at this Trust is renowned not only for training but also for the breadth of experience available due to the diverse demography and epidemiology of the local population.

Although this post is not recognised for training the posit ion will undoubtedly provide valuable experience to those wishing to secure future posts with training recognition. Examples of experience available to potential candidates include high dependency paediatrics, intensive care neonates, paediatric specialist clinics and teaching.

The rota is 1:12 full shift and is 48 hours compliant in line with the EUWTD.
There are 2 registrars at night time and during daytime at weekends.
Essential requirements:
* MB ChB
* MRPCH part 1 (or equivalent)
* NLSSound general medical knowledge
* Competence in assessment and management of ill children in the acute setting. Able to intubate and insert long lines, umbilical lines. Competent in resuscitation in the A+E department
* Computer literate

If you are interested and wish to receive more information about the job then please click 'apply' or send your CV to: or call 01908 683906.

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