BDI Resourcing are searching for an international Emergency Medicine Doctor to fill a specialty position within a busy NHS Trust Hospital on the outskirts of London

Role:

The post-holder will:

  • provide direct clinical care for patients presenting to the ED
  • be responsible for the initial assessment, management and discharge or referral of patients to specialist teams
  • provide timely and effective review of those patients initially assessed by the post-holder (or handed over by junior or Consultant colleagues), both in the main department and of those patients subsequently admitted to the Clinical Decision Unit.
  • provide clinical advice and support to the one FY1, Senior House Officers and nursing staff on the management of individual patients and ensure appropriate prioritisation of patient care
  • assume the role of Trauma Team Leader when the Trauma team is activated
  • assume the role of Team Leader for any cardiac arrests occurring in the Department
  • respond to a major incident call out and deliver clinical care in accordance with the Trust’s Major Incident Plan
  • be responsible, with the Nursing Shift Leader, for efficient floor management including deployment of junior medical staff
  • ensure that accurate, timely and sufficiently comprehensive information is communicated to our patients, their carers and General Practitioners. This includes the clinical coding of every patient episode and the provision of discharge letters for all patients and for those sent to CDU.
  • liaise with colleagues within the Department, specialist teams providing inpatient care, the Clinical Site Practitioners, the Psychiatric Liaison Team, Rapid Response Service and the 6 statutory, voluntary and other bodies involved in the provision of patient care within the community
  • review pathology and imaging reports and initiate appropriate action as required
  • participate in the Clinical Governance role of the Department, including multidisciplinary audit, risk management and the investigation of formal complaints and incidents

Requirements:

MRCEM is desirable

PLAB (6+ years of experience in ED)

UK Experience desirable

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