RMO - Adult Intensive Care Unit SPR Doctor

The Wellington Hospital
06 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Develop your medical career with HCA Healthcare UK - World's largest private acute and complex care hospital group and winners of 'The Best Private Healthcare provider 2016. Offering fantastic career opportunity to work with world class specialist Consultants and Nurses at the height of their careers who will support you in developing yours.

We are recruiting for an experience Intensive Care Unit doctor to join the Medical Team at The Wellington Hospital, a leading private hospital in London and largest of the hospitals within the HCA Group, holding an international reputation for excellence in complex healthcare.

The hospital has gained four decades of expertise in treating patients from the UK and overseas and offers a premium service in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation and gynaecology.

Just minutes from Central London, St Johns Wood, NW8 9LE

Applications are welcome from 3rd May 2017- This advert will close on 2nd June 2017

Job Description

We are looking for outstanding ITU/Critical Care experienced doctors passionate to delivering first class medical care. Resident Medical Officers - equivalent to NHS junior doctor ST3 and above SPR Registrar level.

This is a permanent employment contract - part time or full time hours considered. Shifts are 12 hours or 24 hours onsite.

The role of the Resident Medical Officer is to work as part of the Resident Medical Officer team in the Critical Care Units. You will be involved in Registrar level clinical duties and will play a vital role in managing the medical care, working closely with Consultants to ensure that patients' treatment and care needs are met. All patients are admitted under a Consultant who is responsible for management.

The role requires management of Critical Care patients levels 1 - 3 including those with multi organ failure, requiring cardiopulmonary support including intubation, ventilation and management of arrhythmias.

As a Resident Medical Officer you can expect competitive salary £50000-65000 pa dependent upon experience and a vast range of benefits.

  • Funded Study Leave for relevant training; regular job review and appraisals.
  • Guaranteed annual salary review
  • Private pension;
  • 25 days annual leave (with the option to buy or sell up to five days annual leave)
  • Life Assurance (equivalent to two times your annual salary)
  • HCA Pension Scheme
  • Season ticket loan (of up to the value of £10,000)

Continuous Training;

We are supportive of continuous training and have developed links with Universities to provide a programme of joint appointments for those doctors wishing to study for a higher degree such as a PhD. We are looking to extend this co operation with NHS facilities and Research Institutes for doctors who also wish to go out of programme to study for other qualifications such as management degrees and diplomas.

Duties & Responsibilities

Provide medical cover, routine and emergency during hours of duty and to act, as may be reasonably required, on instructions given by the consultants and specialist nursing regarding patients' management in the Critical Care Units.
* To be part of an Outreach Team that provides immediate first line assessment and resuscitation for critically ill patients throughout the hospital.
* Undertake a daily ward round with a member of the nursing staff and / or Consultant Specialist ensuring patients are visited where appropriate.
* Admit and clerk patients, take blood samples as requested, countersign any drug instructions given by the consultants over the telephone and satisfy requirements of Medication Policy throughout the hospital.
* Undertake certain routine medical procedures as required such as; venepuncture, setting up an intravenous infusion, inserting a urinary catheter, arterial blood sampling, or ECGs
* Take part in ward audits and research to continuous improve and strive for excellence, for staff and patients.

Skills & Experience

Management of acute related emergencies. MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
Fully registered with the GMC and current licence to practice.
SPR/Registrar Level practice experience essential in Critical Care.
Evidence of achievement of Foundation competences from a UKFPO affiliated Foundation Programme
Evidence of successful completion of CT/ST1 & 2 training/competences
Post holder must hold current ALS certificate