Teaching Fellow in Anaesthetics Keele University School of Medicine (Shropshire Campus) Based at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital Commensurate with appropriate point on clinical fellow scale Fixed for one year from August 2018. Full Time The purpose of this post is to identify and train doctors to be clinical teachers. It is aimed at applicants looking for posts at CT2+/ST3+ scale.
This is a challenging post that will test skills that are not the focus of most clinical training roles, yet are highly relevant and transferable to senior clinical roles.
This post will encompass more than just teaching. The successful applicant will take part in various modes of assessment and appraisal. You will also have a significant role in the delivery of the critical care component of Year 5 of the Keele University Medical School Curriculum. The post holder will also support teaching in the “year spine” component of the fourth year of the curriculum, including ethics, drug administration and pain management. The curriculum is in a continuous process of development, presenting other opportunities for training and participation in other varied teaching activities. These include problem based learning, clinical and communication skills tuition, and use of advanced medical simulation (via use of SimMan 3G).
Successful applicants will be enrolled in the Keele University Teacher the Teachers Course and will be funded to study for the Keele Post Graduate Certificate of Medical Education. Consideration will also be given for funding of other relevant educational courses. Recent post holders have received formal training in advanced medical simulation. The timetable is flexible to allow continued development of anaesthetic skills and every attempt will be made to match clinical sessions with teaching fellow’s individual wishes.
There will be two anaesthetic lists per week allocated to the successful applicant in anaesthesia with opportunities for more clinical activity to support undergraduate teaching. There will be some out of hours and overnight working by arrangement. The opportunity exists for extra clinical sessions to be paid separately. There will also be the opportunity to negotiate out of hours banding. Shropshire is an area of outstanding natural beauty and offers extensive outdoor recreational facilities and easy access to North Wales and the Welsh Coast.
Housing standards are high in the county both in town and country with good local state and private schools. The M54 motorway starts just outside Shrewsbury and provides quick access to the national motorway network. Keele University is located just under 40 miles from the hospitals.
Applicants should note that where it is deemed that a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required, it will be the applicants responsibility to cover the cost of the check.
Please be advised that if the post that you are applying for requires any level of qualification (e.g. A-Levels, Degree etc) or Professional Registration (e.g. Nursing and Midwifery Council, General Medical Council etc) you will be required to provide proof as part of the pre-employment 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 an extremely high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed.
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