A&E Doctor

Job Ref: MH-A&EDrHQ02MC9O
Occupation: Doctors
Specialty: Accident and Emergency
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 19 November 2021
  • South Lanarkshire, UK Lanarkshire South Lanarkshire GBR ML6 0JS
  • Carol Shepherd
  • Competitive
  • ANNUM
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Client Name: NHS Lanarkshire, Scotland

NHS Lanarkshire is the third largest health board in Scotland. They serve a population of 655,000 across rural and urban communities in Lanarkshire

Role: A&E Doctor - Middle Grade and Consultant Level

Shifts: Various have requirement for full-time or ad hoc. Shifts available during the day, evening or weekend

Location: University Hospital Monklands Hospital and University Hospital Wishaw

Benefits:

  • Over 5,000 new job requests received every week. Approved supplier on every NHS medical locum framework
  • Priority access and first sight of large number of jobs across multiple NHS trusts/health boards
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Long term jobs and short ad hoc shifts available
  • A dedicated point of contact
  • Free CPD courses and career support with Medacs Academy
  • Lucrative referral scheme
  • Revalidation support
  • 24/7/365 service - we are available when you need us
  • Access to The Support Hub - our support service to help support your mental health and wellbeing and enable you to deliver outstanding care.

Working flexible shifts at either University Hospital Monklands Hospital and University Hospital Wishaw, you will be based in an Accident and Emergency department, at the forefront of the action and working in a busy and demanding environment. In the role of A&E Doctor you will deal with members of the public who have been brought to hospital with traumatic injuries, acute illnesses or life-threatening conditions which need to be assessed and treated with urgency.

In your role as an Emergency Medicine Doctor at either University Hospital Monklands Hospital and University Hospital Wishaw, you will be responsible for making quick, on the spot decisions regarding the health and wellbeing of a wide range of patients needing medical assistance. Your extensive knowledge will help you explore all the treatment possibilities and enjoy a gratifying career.

General key skills

In addition to your qualifications, as an A&E Doctor, you will have:

  • Good all-round medical knowledge
  • Assertiveness and decisiveness
  • Quick thinking
  • Composed, particularly when under pressure
  • The ability to keep others calm in challenging circumstances
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • The ability to work efficiently, effectively and as part of a team
  • The ability to work within tight time constraints
  • Good at prioritising differing patient needs
  • Confident in giving instructions to others
  • Empathy and a great 'bedside manner'
  • Resilience, stamina, and the ability to work long shifts
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Good administrative ability
  • Great organisation skills
  • Confidence to administer emergency and life-saving treatment
  • A genuine passion for caring for others and changing lives

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As an Accident & Emergency Doctor with NHS Lanarkshire you will:

  • Examine and assess patients as they enter A&E
  • Be able to make diagnoses confidently and accurately from a wide range of symptoms
  • Prescribe appropriate courses of action for a wide range of conditions, diseases and injuries that require urgent medical attention
  • Be an effective communicator to clearly correspond with other colleagues including medical, admin or other support staff
  • Provide medical and emotional support to patients and those accompanying them to A&E
  • Administer a wide scope of emergency procedures including pain relief, resuscitation, defibrillation, tracheostomy, blood tests, drug overdose treatments, and many more
  • Arrange referrals to other departments or specialists as required
  • Make decisions that maximise patient survival rates and aid recovery
  • Take ownership of the cases in your care, but also know when to seek second opinions from other doctors/specialists
  • Report patients you consider to be at risk to the appropriate authorities
  • Promote health and wellbeing best practices
  • Act as a professional representative of your hospital
  • Remain up to date with the latest medical guidelines

Qualifications/Licenses/Certifications

Essential

  • Be a registered Doctor.
  • At least 2 years post-graduate experience.
  • 6 months recent NHS experience within the last 3 years.
  • You will need to pass an enhanced background check.

So, if you are an experienced A&E Doctor, with the determination to ensure the highest standards of care are provided to all, apply today and be a part of the outstanding team at NHS Lanarkshire

If you thrive in a challenging yet exciting environment and do not shy away from highly stressful situations, then a career as an A&E Doctor could be perfect for you. We are keen to speak with people who can not only display outstanding medical proficiency but also possess a genuine desire to help others and save lives. Apply today.

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