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Consultant in Emergency Medicine

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Emergency Medicine
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Annualised hours
10 sessions per week (10 PAs)
Job ref
372-EM-Cons-21
Employer
Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS FT
Town
Huddersfield & Halifax
Salary
£82,096 - £110,683 £82,096 - £110,683
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
18/04/2021 23:59

Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust is a leader in the digital health revolution. With the launch of a full Electronic Patient Record in 2017 the Trust aims to be the safest, most efficient and patient centred Trust in the NHS. The launch is part of a 10-15 year ongoing project of modernisation with future opportunities for research, development in this rapidly developing field of medicine. Through working at CHFT you can be part of this innovative area aiming to bring safer and more effective care to our patients.


 

Job overview

Want to do Emergency Medicine, but want to do it a new way? Tired of the same old solutions to the same problems. Try something new and somewhere new!

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust is looking for  highly motivated Consultants in Emergency Medicine to join our team at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust.

This is primarily a leadership and development role and you will need to clearly demonstrate strong leadership qualities, most notably communication, decision-making and influencing skill as well as the ability to manage change

Main duties of the job

This post will be your opportunity to influence the development of the Directorate of Emergency Medicine and how the overall Division functions.

 

The Trust is committed to meaningful clinical leadership and the successful applicant will have the authority and freedom to generate real change from the outset.

 

We are interested in disruptive innovation and you will receive comprehensive support from a general manager, along with dedicated finance, nursing, human resources and informatics input to make this happen!

Working for our organisation

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust are proud providers of acute hospital services, where we value our staff and recognise that they are our greatest asset.

 

NHS, Working with our forward thinking fantastic leadership team, we have made significant changes in the way we work to meet the challenges of the changing NHS.

Headed by our CEO Owen Williams, who has just made it to the top 100 BAME Leaders list, CHFT is at the forefront of Digital Health utilising a number of electronic solutions to improve patient care.

 

The CQC have rated us as Good, and their report they confirmed that; “Staff were caring and provided compassionate care.

Patients were treated with dignity and respect and their privacy was respected. Patients spoke positively about the care they received”.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Whilst conveniently located close to Manchester, we are nestled in the heart of the stunning Pennine hills; the area which inspired the works of the Bronte sisters and surrounds us with breath-taking scenery, places to visit and loads of things to do

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With an affordable housing market and fantastic schools (17 Junior and 2 High Schools recognised as outstanding by Ofsted) CHFT is perfect for family life as well as professional development.

 

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust is an exceptional place to work with many amazing teams of hard working and dedicated staff, delivering high standards of patient care.

 

So, If you want to join a supportive and friendly team providing compassionate care then come and join us to help us achieve ‘outstanding’ in the next CQC inspection.

 

Applicants must be on the General Medical Council Specialist Register or within six months of being admitted to the Register for trainees if in a training programme within the UK.

They must continue to hold a License to Practice and in accordance with the regulations, all other categories of doctors must be on the GMC Specialist Register to be considered for a consultant appointment by the Advisory Appointments Committee Applicants.

 

Watch this YouTube to find out what what some of CHFT's consultants have to say!

 

https://youtu.be/H6tObDTLe0I 

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

 

Dr Amjid Mohammed-Clinical Director - 01484 342677

Mr Jason Bushby General Manager - 01484 342677

Dr Ashwin Verma Divisional Director - 01422 222945

Dr David Birkenhead Medical Director - 01484 356911

Person specification

Qualification

Essential criteria
  • MRCP or equivalent (2)(2)
  • You must be on the specialist register for Emergency Medicine or within 6 months of being admitted to the register for trainees, if currently in a training programme in the UK. In accordance with the regulations, all other categories of Doctors must be on the GMC specialist register to be considered for a consultant appointment by the Advisory Appointments Committee
  • Applicants must continue to hold a Licence to Practise
Desirable criteria
  • Relevant higher degree

Experience and Achievements

Essential criteria
  • Must be able to demonstrate a high level of clinical experience and competence in all aspects of Emergency Medicine (2) Evidence of ability to take full and independent responsibility for the clinical care of all patients presenting to the Emergency Department (2)
  • Evidence of ability to take full and independent responsibility for the clinical care of all patients presenting to the Emergency Department
Desirable criteria
  • Understanding current issues within emergency medicine and the future direction of the specialty
  • Understanding current issues within the wider NHS
  • Attendance at a recognised management course
  • Shows ability to work with and lead others across professions

Audit and Research

Desirable criteria
  • Critical Appraisal Skills
  • Knowledge of Audit principles and evidence of participation in and completion of audit projects
  • Evidence of knowledge of research methodology

Behaviours

Essential criteria
  • Good communication and empathy skills with patients
  • Evidence of willingness to participate in a multi-disciplinary team environment to provide an integrated service
  • Ability to work as a member of a team, both through communication and sharing workload
  • Ability to manage high pressure situations e.g. clinical crisis
  • Ability to prioritise and organise workload and co-ordinate staff
  • Ability to integrate the care of a patient by many and various other clinical staff
  • Willingness to work flexibly to deliver clinically effective and cost effective healthcare

Skills and Qualities

Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of continual learning and development
  • Understands self (strengths and weaknesses) and impact of behaviour on others
  • Evidence of innovation
  • Ability to use a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation software and internet browser
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Jason Bushby
Job title
Deputy Director of Operations & EM General Manager
Email address
jason.bushby@cht.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01484 342677
Additional information

For further details / informal visits contact:

 

Dr Amjid Mohammed-Clinical Director - 01484 342677

Mr Jason Bushby General Manager - 01484 342677

Dr Ashwin Verma Divisional Director - 01422 222945

Dr David Birkenhead Medical Director - 01484 356911

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