MS12031860 - Rural Emergency Practitioner, Belford Hospital

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Job Description RURAL EMERGENCY PRACTITIONER POSTS Belford Hospital, Fort William Permanent Posts £93,727 to £112,513 per annum pro rata dependent on experience Due to a need to provide robust general support to our emergency department we are looking to recruit two Rural Emergency Practitioners to join our team. As a member of a new innovative team of senior generalists, you will provide a focal point for acute medical services in Belford Hospital. Your work will be an exciting amalgamation of all your previous experience but in a magnificent rural setting. You will be involved in running a unique new service providing support to the Accident and Emergency department which deals with >10,000 encounters per year from the Lochaber area. Applicants should either hold the Certificate of Completion of Training for General Practitioners and be registered with the General Medical Council with a licence to practice or a CCT in Emergency medicine. You will be based at the Belford Hospital. You will join our established team of senior nurses, medical, surgical and anaesthetic consultant colleagues who have a unified role providing for the needs of the population. In addition you will be involved in supporting FY2, ST1 and GPST doctors in training. This is an exciting prospect, providing broad clinical exposure to the full range of emergency care and supporting medical and surgical inpatient care in a modern environment with full support facilities and a superb continuing professional development package. You will have a key leadership role when on shift in providing senior advice and interventions across the hospital. Belford Hospital Fort William is unique. It is a Rural General Hospital located in the Scottish Highlands (but close enough to be able to drive to the central belt in 2 hours). So you have the beauty of the Scottish Highlands combined with the convenience of being within striking distance of the major Scottish centres (and London is only a sleeper-train journey away). We have 37 acute beds and 9 day-case beds. The three acute specialties of Surgery, Medicine and Anaesthesia have 24/7 consultant cover. Prior experience in A&E, trauma, paediatrics and basic anaesthetic skills would be welcomed but ongoing additional training is also available. Informal enquiries would be welcomed by: Anne Boyd MacKay, Clinical Hospital Manager or Dr Karen Le Ball, Lead Clinician Closing date for completed applications: 25 th October 2020 A job pack for this post can be accessed at

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