Emergency Medicine Consultant

Job Features

Job CategoryOther
Location:Northern Ireland
Contract Type:Full-Time Permanent
Reference Number:EMcons/007
Salary:£76001 - £102466 per Annum
Closing Date:31/07/2017

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Northern Ireland is a well-kept secret. A small country with all the benefits of being in the UK, it is growing into a flourishing tourist destination, a center of the film and television industry (Game of Thrones is made in Northern Ireland), a welcoming place to live with an affordable quality of life.
Living in Northern Ireland will surprise you. The friendliness of the people, the range of sporting activities, the fun of the social life (the craic as it is known locally), the beauty of the scenery and the ease of getting around. With Belfast, a thriving growing city, and Dublin, the capital of Ireland, both within easy driving distance, you can have the best of both urban and rural life.

  • Duties of the post:
    • Holding a medical diploma
    • Minimum 8 years experience in emergency medicine
    • Advanced level of English language knowledge
    • Eligibility to register with the GMC
    • Appropriate knowledge base and ability to apply sound clinical judgment to problems
    • Good communication skills
  • Desirable requirements:
    • Resuscitation of critically ill or traumatized patients.
    • The assessment treatment and diagnosis of patients presenting to the Emergency Department.
    • Multidisciplinary teamwork and co-operation with other specialties or teams to provide continuing management.
    • Resuscitation and Assessment of Paediatric cases.
    • Emergency planning and major incident planning.
    • Clinical Supervision of Junior Medical Staff.
    • Teaching and Training of Emergency Medicine trainees.
    • Teaching of Emergency Nurse Practitioners, paramedics and other extended team members.
    • Participation in Audit and Research.
    • Participation in Service Development and Management of the Department.
    • Commitment to improving the quality of care and implementing CEM standards and trust guidelines.
    • Clinical and professional responsibility for patients.
    • Keep patients (and their carers if appropriate) informed about their condition.
    • Involve patients (and their carers if appropriate) in decision making about their treatment.
    • To maintain professional standards and obligations as set out by the General Medical Council and comply in particular with the GMC’s guidance on Good Medical Practice as amended or substituted from time to time.
    • Carry out any work related to and reasonably incidental to the duties set out in your job plan or rota including keeping of records and the provision of reports, the proper delegation of tasks and maintaining skills and knowledge.

The vision of the Southern Trust is ‚to deliver safe, high-quality health and social care services, respecting the dignity and individuality of all who use them. The Southern Trust is one of the largest employers in Northern Ireland. It offers a competitive remuneration package and terms and conditions of employment.

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The Southern Trust is one of the largest employers in Northern Ireland and Craigavon Area and Daisy Hill hospitals form the Southern Trust Acute Hospital Network – serving a population of over 360,000. Each year in our hospital network there are approximately 63,000 inpatient admissions; 25,000 day cases; 300,000 outpatient appointments; 116,000 Emergency Department attendances; and over 6,000 births. Statistics updated in 2015.
The Southern Trust’s acute hospital network was reaffirmed in 2015 as one of the UK’s Top Hospitals for the fourth consecutive year. The national CHKS Top 40 Hospitals programme recognises acute sector organisations for their achievements in healthcare quality, improvement and performance. The Top Hospitals award is based on the evaluation of over 20 key performance indicators covering safety, clinical effectiveness, health outcomes, efficiency, patient experience and quality of care.