EMERGENCY MEDICINE

Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine has one of the biggest shortages in the NHS and A&E in the UK can sometimes be an incredibly busy place to be. With that being said, when you’re working in the A&E departments across the UK, the staff really go the extra mile to make you feel like part of the family, as all the Doctors in the department are striving towards the same goal which is to ensure the highest level of patient safety. Because of the reliance on overseas doctors working in emergency medicine in the UK we tend to find that it has one of the most multi-cultural demographics which can go a long way to help making you feel at home. After integrating into the NHS from overseas, many departments will allow you to branch into sub specialist areas to ensure you are satisfied in your role and to further progress into your chosen speciality. With that in mind, emergency medicine roles in the UK are certainly among the most exciting as there is always another challenge around the corner.

What is required to be an Emergency Medicine specialist in the UK?

The most common route towards GMC registration as an experience Emergency Medicine Doctor is completing the highly prestigious MRCEM post graduate qualification, this is widely recognised across the UK and once completed you will have no trouble in securing a great role in the UK. For junior Doctors looking to start their career in Emergency Medicine it is recommended that you take PLAB to get into the UK system and start working on MRCEM when you are settled. Some hospitals will ask junior doctors to complete an ALS before starting so it’s good to keep up to date with that.

What our experts have to say:

“My advice to any Emergency Medicine Doctor in the UK is to carefully look into the Hospital before accepting any offer. It is not always best practice to go with the Hospital that are offering the highest salary without first knowing why the salary is higher than the ordinary NHS scale. The reasons might be a lack of CESR support, problems recruiting because of the location or negative press coverage. Whatever it might be, it’s always good to find out why one Hospital offers much higher than the other. It might not necessarily be a downside for you, but it’s important to know. BDI Resourcing only work with the best hospitals and we always ensure that you have all of the information that you need to make a well-informed decision.”

If you think that a career in the UK or Ireland is the next step for you then why not send us a CV and Register top right or check out some of our current vacancies below.

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Emergency Medicine Senior Registrar

£50000 - £70000
London
Fixed Term

The Post 

BDI Resourcing are seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated and motivated international doctor for a Senior Registrar Emergency Medicine post located within a London NHS Trust.

Duties 

You will be contracted to work an average of 48 hours per week with salary enhancement for antisocial hours.
The working pattern is a full shift.
Hours of work are subject to the requirements of the service.

Duties will include:

  • Participation in the day-to-day management and administration of the Emergency Department.
  • Proactive patient management to achieve timely and high quality assessment and care.
  • The assessment, resuscitation, and safe transfer (where necessary) of seriously ill and injured patients, including stabilisation of patients requiring transfer to trauma centres.
  • Care of patients on the observation unit.
  • Referral of patients to in-patient facilities.
  • Involvement in Emergency Medicine multi-disciplinary teams and meetings.
  • Participation in teaching and training for junior doctors, including involvement in their educational assessments, and education of other health care professionals.
  • Active involvement in quality improvement and the development of departmental services.
  • Involvement in the 24 hour trauma and cardiac arrest team.
  • Review of x-rays and pathology reports returned to the ED.
  • Provide support and input to the management of rota schedules.
  • Independent assessment of patients in the resuscitation area, taking the lead for trauma and medical resuscitations as and when required.

Post Requirements 

  • MRCEM/MRCP
  • A years' experience in Emergency Medicine
  • A pass in IELTS/OET or the Trust can offer IELTS exemption if you have not previously tried an English language exam.
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Emergency Medicine Speciality Doctor

£45000 - £70000
South East
Fixed Term

We are searching for clinically excellent, motivated and enthusiastic doctors to join the Emergency Care Department in a South East England NHS Trust.

The Department sees approximately 90,000 new patients a year with a mix of cases including Paediatrics, major trauma, critically ill Medical and Surgical patients, which presents an excellent educational opportunity.

The Emergency Medicine Consultants are committed to providing experience and training to their staff in all areas of Emergency Medicine. Formal and informal teaching is provided and educational advancement and audit will be actively encouraged and supervised in working hours, within a 48-hour rota. There is an active senior doctor teaching programme both locally and regionally. As part of the further training for Specialty doctors, we are planning to offer secondment to essential specialities that form part of the emergency medicine curriculum e.g. acute medicine, paediatrics, ITU & anaesthesia. This would be tailored to the needs of the individual doctor.

Successful post holder will be expected to lead the assessment, resuscitation, management and safe transfer (where necessary) of seriously ill and injured patients. Provide supervision to junior staff and undertake regular teaching and education sessions. You would be required to play an active role in the day-to-day management and administration of the Emergency department, ensuring all targets are achieved and high quality, safe patient care is delivered.


Post Requirements

  • MRCEM

Salary and Relocation Expenses

Between £45-70k per annum

Salary scales are determined by previous experience and qualifications so please get in touch for full information on this and one of our expert team will be able to talk you through possible banding. Relocation expenses can often be negotiated for successful candidates and these are considered on a case by case basis.

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Middle Grade Emergency Medicine

£40000 - £70000
London
Fixed Term

The Post 

BDI Resourcing for enthusiastic doctors to join an Emergency Medicine department at a Greater London NHS Trust. 

THE HOSPITAL ARE OFFERRING IELTS EXEMPTIONS.

This role is perfect for an IMG who is looking to develop their clinical, academic and leadership qualities. 

The Trust to continuing education for all staff and has an active postgraduate teaching schedule. 

You will be encouraged to participate in teaching, clinical audit and governance. 

The post is located not too far from London, giving you excellent access to other parts of England via the M25 and M1 Motorways. 

There are many lovely towns and villages nearby - making it a perfect location to relocate to the UK. 

Requirements

This post requires you to hold MRCEM.

For further information on MRCEM, please visit our blog

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Speciality Doctor Emergency Medicine

£50000 - £80000
East Midlands
Fixed Term

The Post 

BDI Resourcing are seeking an international doctor for a Speciality Doctor post within an Emergency Medicine Department at a Midlands NHS Trust. 

The Trust are offering IELTS exemption.

You will be joining a friendly, hard-working and supportive department.

Post Requirements

  • MRCEM
  • Four years' experience within Emergency Medicine
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Emergency Medicine Middle Grade

£50000 - £80000
Greater Manchester
Fixed Term

The Post

An opportunity has arisen for an international doctor to join the Emergency Medicine department within a Manchester NHS Trust. This post will support and help develop the current Emergency Medicine Department.

The post will support the doctor's training and development needs. 

It will offer the candidates CV-enhancing opportunities and support for career development, through Life Support courses, Clinical Audit, Grand Round Presentations, Complaints Management, development and/or updating of Care Pathways, support and mentoring of medical students and bedside ultrasound. 

Post Requirements

  • MRCEM/PLAB
  • 4+ years sole experience within Emergency Medicine 
  • A pass in IELTS/OET
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Speciality Doctor Emergency Medicine

£40000 - £70000
Wales
Fixed Term

The Post

BDI Resourcing are seeking a number of friendly, hard-working and motivated international Emergency Medicine doctors for a Wales NHS Trust. 

The Trust are offering IELTS exemption and CESR support. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Maintenance of the highest clinical standards in the management of emergency services.
  • Shared responsibility for the day to day management of the emergency department.
  • Responsible for providing high quality leadership and effective team working
  • Teaching and training of junior doctors, nurses and other staff.
  • Responsible for active participation in continuing medical education.
  • Participate in audit and quality assurance processes.
  • Participate in a full shift rota.

Post Requirements

  • MRCEM
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Middle Grade Emergency Medicine

£40000 - £80000
South West
Fixed Term

The Post 

BDI Resourcing are seeking four dedicated, friendly and hard-working Emergency Medicine doctors to join a South West England NHS Trust. 

Post Duties and Responsibilities 

  • To assess and treat patients who attend the Accident and Emergency Department.
  • To refer appropriate patients to in-patient specialties.
  • To order appropriate investigations and treat accordingly under the supervision of middle grade doctors and consultants

Documentation:

  • It is essential to appropriately document history taking, examination, investigations requested with results and a plan of action to discharge after treatment or admit. (document time of action for every step.)

Supervision/Training:

  • The middle-grade doctors in the department work a full-shift rota, and the Consultants work an on-call rota.

Post Requirements

  • MRCEM is desirable but they will accept PLAB 
  • A pass in IELTS/OET

 

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Middle Grade Emergency Medicine

£50000 - £70000
Wales
Fixed Term

The Post

BDI Reosurcing are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and friendly international doctors for Middle Grade Emergency Medicine posts located within Wales.

The post is located within a beautiful urban part of the country, with access to the glorious countryside. 

Duties of the Post

1. To collaborate and work to maintain Emergency Medicine services in line with strategic requirements.
2. To provide, with the other Specialty doctors in the Emergency Medicine specialty, routine and emergency services to the Trust, operating a system of mutual out-of-hours cover, and cover for annual, study and professional leave.
3. To develop a special interest to complement those of the existing Specialty doctors in the Emergency Medicine specialty and in accordance with the priorities of the Trust.
4. To take responsibility for the professional supervision and appraisal of junior medical staff, in conjunction with colleagues.
5. To participate, where appropriate, in the education and training of junior doctors, medical students, nurses, paramedics and general practitioners.
6. To liase with medical staff in other specialties and participate in clinical meetings and postgraduate activities in the Trust.
7. To maintain and develop good communications with general practitioners.
8. To participate in research in accordance with priorities agreed within the Clinical Groups and the Trust within available resources.
9. To demonstrate a firm commitment to the principles of clinical governance, including:
10. Developing and maintaining appropriate systems and practice to ensure effective clinical audit in Emergency Medicine.
11. Attending and contributing to the Trust’s Clinical Governance Programme.
12. Participating in the Trust’s Clinical Incident Reporting system.
13. Developing a programme of personal continuing professional education and development, within available resources and within the workload and priorities of the service, as agreed with the Clinical Director and Group Director and in accordance.

Post Requirements 

  • FRCEM/MRCEM

  • A pass in IELTS/OET

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Middle Grade Emergency Medicine

£5000 - £70000
North East
Fixed Term

The Post 

Applications are invited for Middle Grades in Emergency Medicine - IELTS exemption offered.

The post is located within a North East England NHS Trust who are offering exciting professional development opportunities. 

Desirable Attributes 

Candidates must have experience in Emergency Medicine and ideally have decided on Emergency Medicine as your preferred career or are in an allied specialty with an interest in Emergency Medicine. 

You will be committed to working as a team member providing care to the patient population.

You will have an active interest in developing your personal, clinical, and special interest skills. You will be capable of managing projects both independently and under supervision. Regular supervision meetings with an experienced training Consultant will help you meet your personal objectives during your post and also help you shape your future career.

Post Responsibilities

The successful applicant must be comfortable assessing and initiating management of cases presenting to the department, and will be encouraged to develop team leadership skills, with supervision. You will also be expected to lead the department at times when the consultant is not present and undertake team leadership duties.

It is expected the post holders will act as role models for medical students and will have excellent communication skills and initiative.

Post Requirements 

  • MRCEM/MRCP
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Middle Grade Emergency Medicine

£50000 - £70000
North East
Fixed Term

The Post

Are you an international doctor looking to start a UK career in Medicine? Do you have plans to progress to Higher Speciality Training or a Consultant via the CESR route?

Applications are invited for the above post of Middle Grade Emergency Medicine in the Accident and Emergency Department of a North East NHS Trust - the largest Trust in the North of England. 

Post Duties

The post holder will be clinically and educationally responsible to the Consultants in
Emergency Medicine.

The post holder will support the Emergency Department in:
1. Ensuring the effective organisation of the reception, resuscitation, diagnosis and
emergency treatment of all patients presenting to the Emergency Department.
2. The appropriate discharge of patients to a specialist unit within the hospital and
other hospitals in the area, General Practitioner or back to the community.
3. The direct clinical supervision and training of the Emergency Department Junior
Medical Staff and Emergency Nurse Practitioners working in the Emergency
Department as well as the organisation and delegation of clinical work.
4. The readiness of the department to implement at any time the Major Incident Plan.
5. The post holder will contribute to the periodic reviews and verifications of these
plans.
6. The monitoring of the quality of service given by the Emergency Department, which
includes clinical audit.
7. Active participation at various committees and working groups.
8. Participation in development of emergency treatment protocols.
9. Professional supervision under Consultant guidance aiming to encourage the
development of all doctors within Emergency Medicine.
10. Contributing to the provision of reports for the Coroner, Police Statements and for
Complaints management adhering to time frames.
11. Demonstrating an involvement in Clinical Governance, Risk Management and
Clinical Audit.
12. Contributing to collaborating with Emergency colleagues.
13. Ensuring own practice is up to date. This will include taking responsibility for own clinical professional development and participation in the Trust wide appraisal
system.
14. Complying with data protection.
15. Complying with all relevant Trust Policies and Procedures.

Experience Required

  • The candidate will be expected to have at least 3 years experience in Emergency Medicine post graduation.
  • MRCEM
  • A pass in IELTS/OET

Teaching/Training 

The Emergency Department is committed to increasing the profile of Education and Training. The post holder will be required to participate fully in the education and training of medical students, trainee doctors, paramedical, nursing and other appropriate personnel.
There are weekly training sessions for all doctors on Thursday afternoons. The post holder will have one day every fortnight protected for SPA (supporting professional activity) relating to administration, training, teaching, continuous professional development.
There is new, state of the art postgraduate medical centre on site with lecture rooms and several seminar rooms provided with extensive audio-visual facilities. Facilities for poster  preparation and presentation are available at the centre. There is a staffed library, a dining / sitting room. A full programme of academic meetings, seminars and tutorials is organised for hospital Doctors, General Practitioners and other professionals of the hospital.

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