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Trust Doctor (ST3+) in Emergency Medicine

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Trainee (ST3 +)

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Emergency Medicine
NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Trainee (ST3 +)
6-12 months
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Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Kingston upon Thames
£35,795 - £39,354 per annum
12/04/2019 23:59

Kingston Hospital - First Acute Trust in London to be rated Outstanding by CQC for Overall Quality and Leadership

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a district general hospital situated in a beautiful and remarkable part of the country – close to London yet surrounded by royal parks, historic buildings and the River Thames. We are located on a single site in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey and run a number of outpatient clinics in neighbouring areas including Raynes Park Health Centre and Teddington Memorial Hospital.

We employ 3,000 staff who proudly and efficiently support over 350,000 people locally through a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and we have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care, day surgery and maternity services.

The South West London Collaborative Bank

Kingston Hospital are a part of the local South West London Collaborative and offer competitive bank rates to work across the three NHS trusts: St Georges, Kingston Hospital and Epsom & St Helier. Our Smart App booking system makes life easier for flexible working!

Health and Wellbeing & Staff Benefits

The Trust understands that benefits go beyond just financial rewards and offers a wide range of benefits that recognise staff contribution, provide opportunities for career development and offer initiatives to promote a healthy work life balance
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Trust Values

Caring – Design and deliver care around each individual patient’s needs and wants. - Safe – Make the safety of patients and staff our prime concern as safety comes first - Responsible – All staff take responsibility for the hospital, its services and reputation - Value Each Other – Value each other’s contribution.

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Join our Emergency Medicine Team!

Trust Doctor in Emergency Medicine on 6-12 month extendable contract.

Kingston Hospital is a high performing and clinically led acute hospital providing healthcare to around 350,000 people in South West London and North West Surrey.

Our Emergency Department cares for around 110,000 patients every year. We are now looking for Trust Doctors to join our expanding team. Our department has recently attained the best outcome in South London in the GMC Trainee Survey.

The department has recently been expanded to include an extension of its Majors and Resus area as well as a co-located Urgent Treatment Centre to allow for improved patient flow and experience. The department also has a modern, 6-bedded Clinical Decisions Unit (CDU) that opened in November 2016.

The service has received a significant investment in its workforce model for 2017/18 with 3.5 WTE clinical matrons, Band 6 nurses, a resuscitation team that includes paramedics and significant boost to the SAS and junior doctor ranks in anticipation of any increases in activity. 

You will play an integral role in provision of quality clinical care within our Emergency Department. This will include assessing and managing critically ill patients in Resus, performing ward rounds in CDU and assessing patients in Majors. You will be given opportunities to develop a career portfolio in any clinical or non-clinical area within the Trust that interests you, including opportunities for participation in department audits, training, contributing to the department governance, involvement in simulation and research. You will also be provided with a Consultant mentor to provide supported in your development portfolio and encouraged to get through any exams that will be of benefit to your progress. Support will be provided for individuals who wish to pursue a CESR route to Consultant Level.

Basic salary will be in accordance with NHS pay scales £35,795 to £39,354 per annum, plus 1A (50%) intensity banding dependent on the Rota worked and additional London weighting. An additional 10% (of basic salary) Recruitment and Retention Premia will be offered for individuals who complete a full year of service payable as a lump sum at the end of the year. Doctors who commit to a year contract will be provided with study leave and a study budget of £600 and additional funding for a trauma related course. Annualized Rota and self-rostering can be considered in line with the departmental service requirements. 

Application is via NHS Jobs and to include the names and contact details of referees (that should cover your last 3 years of employment), one of whom should be from your current or last employer.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Lindy-Lee Folscher, Clinical Director - (Please call Debbie Vearncombe to make an appointment – 020 8934 2991)

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