Doctors - Consultant In Emergency Medicine

  • Department Emergency Medicine
  • Salary £88364 - £119133
  • Closing Date 30/11/2022
  • Location Shrewsbury
  • Grade Consultant
  • Job ref 223-MC475H
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 10 PAs

The main aim of these posts is to work with other Senior Medical and nursing staff and support in delivering a first class Emergency Medicine service for the Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid Wales areas. You will work at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and The Princess Royal Hospital. You will be on the major Trauma rota for The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

The Surgical Services are concentrated on at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. As a result The Princess Royal Hospital will not take major Trauma or Surgery (arriving by ambulance). ENT & Maxillo-Facial Surgery is located at The Princess Royal Hospital and the Obstetric, Paediatric and Neonatal Services have now moved to The Princess Royal Hospital into a new purpose built Women and Children’s Centre.
There is a senior Paediatrician available from 12 pm till 10 pm on Saturday and Sunday covering ED at Shrewsbury.
There is a Consultant Paediatrician on Call exclusively for Shrewsbury on nights.
There is also a co-located urgent care centre on both sites open from 8 am - 8pm seven days a week run by GPs and ANPs. From April the Trust is moving to two co-located Urgent Treatment Centres.

Clinical Governance
All Consultants are expected to participate in all aspects of Clinical Governance.

Duties of the Post

a. Take ongoing responsibility for patients under their care.
b. Participate in the development of the Emergency Medicine service treatment
protocols and guidelines
c. Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with Medical colleagues in other

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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