Junior Clinical Fellow - General Medicine
Opportunities are available in General and Acute Medicine through undertaking the Junior Clinical Fellow rotation within the specialties of Care of the Elderly, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Respiratory, Cardiology and Acute Medicine on the Fairfield Hospital Site for doctors who have completed their foundation training or have relevant experience equivalent to the achievement of Foundation Year 2 competences.
The post holder with be responsible under the supervision of the consultant, for the day to day care of elective and emergency patients. You will be expected to play a full part in the SHO level 2 out of hour’s general medical rota.
During your post, you will be assigned to both an educational and clinical supervisor and have regular appraisal with help to build your own portfolio. Time will also be allotted to attend local weekly teaching as appropriate. You will be encouraged and expected to participate with other team
The post holder will work and liaise with the colleagues across the multidisciplinary team to ensure an appropriate, professional and timely provision of care to patients.;
- Support Consultants and senior Doctors in all department activities
- Take responsibility for inpatient work
- Participate in ward rounds.
- Undertake one or more research/Audit/Quality Improvement projects of his/her choosing.
The work of the Department (In-patient facilities at Fairfield General Hospital include):-
- Acute Medical Unit Coronary Care Unit
- Hyperacute Stroke Unit
- High Dependency Unit
- Intensive Care Unit
- Ambulatory Care Unit
- 5 Acute Medical Wards
- 2 Stroke Rehabilitation Wards
Out-patients clinics, both general and specialist are held on site where follow ups and rehabilitation of elderly patients are under-taken. The department is supported by various paramedical services. Nurse clinicians and medical support workers have been appointed to assist with the reduction of junior doctors’ hours and intensity of work.
Bury Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. Rated as ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission, our Fairfield site delivers innovative patient-centred care, and boasts an award winning Stroke centre and Heart Care unit. Supported by our community services in Bury, a mix of professionals from health, social and voluntary sectors, Bury exemplifies the benefits of a joined up approach to health and social care.
For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Dr Jason Raw Job title: Clinical Director - General Medicine Email address: [email protected] Telephone number: 0161 778 3963
Assistant Directorate Manager - Medicine