Emergency Development Fellowships (EDFs)
Fixed term until 4th August 2020
Salary Scale with be determined in accordance with the provision of NHS Circular PCS (DD) 2018/2
Applications are invited from trainee doctors having completed or are about to finish (August 2019) UK Foundation Programmes to apply for the positions of Emergency Development Fellow (EDF). 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 post working in the Emergency Department at Forth Valley Royal Hospital. Within the contract there will be an opportunity for a 4 month placement (4 PAs per week) in another specialty. In addition CDFs will have 6 hours per week of development time and 2 hours of in-house training.
We work as a multidisciplinary nursing and medical team assessing and managing 64,000 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 Clinical 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.
The appointment will be on a full time basis (40 hours per week) and remuneration will be determined by the pay and conditions of hospital medical and dental staff (NHS Circular: PCS (DD) 2018/2).
For more information please contact: Dr Elspeth Pitt, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, [email protected] , or Dr Keith Jacques, Consultant in Emergency Medicine. [email protected] ,
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To apply, applicants must submit a fully completed Medical and Dental application form to the above address by 12 noon, Wednesday 19th September 2019. Applicants should have full GMC registration and a licence to practise.
Please quote reference number MD0919329 on all correspondence.
Proposed interview date to be confirmed.
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