Emergency Development Fellowships (EDFs)
- Location: Larbert
- Date: 1 week ago
Job DescriptionEmergency Development Fellowships (EDFs) Full time (40 hours per week) For a period of 12 months (fixed term) - other durations negotiable Salary Scale - £32,961 - £51,828 per annum Looking for a new and exciting challenge? Then think about working in NHS Forth Valley in the heart of Scotland. Applications are invited from trainee doctors having completed or are about to finish (August 2020) UK Foundation Programmes to apply for the positions of Emergency Development Fellows (EDFs). We would also welcome applications from more senior trainees who would like to use the EDF programme to refocus or realign the direction of their careers. These exciting posts offer a 12 month post working in the Emergency Department at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. Within the 12 months contract there will be an opportunity for a 4 month placement (4 PAs per week) in another specialty. In addition EDFs will have 6 hours per week of development time and 2 hours of in-house training. Alternative durations of post and pro-rata specialty placements are negotiable. We work as a multidisciplinary nursing and medical team assessing and managing 65,000 adult and paediatric patients per annum across a full spectrum of emergency presentations. You will be part of this Consultant lead team and we have a variety of Emergency Development Fellow posts with development opportunities for quality improvement, undergraduate teaching or simulation. We have close links with the Scottish Centre for Simulation and Clinical Human Factors which is on site. Previous post holders have gone on to pursue careers in Emergency and Acute Medicine, Primary Care and surgical specialties. They have also produced posters and presented their Quality Improvement and Simulation work at national conferences. You can look forward to a warm welcome and strong support from colleagues. Our hospital is situated in the heart of Scotland, nestled against the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, and close to vibrant towns that are richly endowed with excellent cultural and sporting facilities, offering good transport links to Edinburgh and Glasgow. To apply for this post, please visit the job posting on the NHS Scotland Job Train website.. Applicants should have full GMC registration and a licence to practise at time of application. Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Roger Alcock, Consultant in Emergency Medicine Email: tel: Closing date: 19th March 2020 Interview dates: 26th March 2020 and 27th March 2020 Please quote reference number 017991 on all correspondence.
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