Senior Clinical Fellow in Acute Medicine

NHS Medical & Dental: Clinical Fellow (2

Main area
Acute Medicine
NHS Medical & Dental: Clinical Fellow (2
Fixed Term (12 months)
40 hours per week
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Manchester Royal Infirmary
£30,605 - £48,123 per annum
31/03/2018 23:59

From 1st October 2017, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) has joined together to create a new Foundation Trust which has been named Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. 

Our new organisation will provide a single hospital service across the city of Manchester and in 12- 18 months will also include the services currently provided by North Manchester General Hospital.  These changes will make a real difference to the health outcomes and quality of life for the people of Manchester.  That’s why this really is an extremely exciting and challenging period in the delivery of health and social care in Greater Manchester and one that provides a wealth career opportunities for great people right across our Group. 

MFT is inviting candidates to apply for roles as a Senior Clinical Fellow (ST3 on BMA scale). This post will provide the experience and education necessary to allow doctors to progress in the specialty of General Internal and Acute Medicine. Candidates will also be supported to develop their speciality interest and its anticipated that 60% of your time will be spend in general medicine and 40% in a speciality based role.

You will be encouraged to work towards your career goals and CMFT is able to support the following speciality based interests:

• Respiratory Medicine
• Stroke
• Care of the Elderly/Geriatrics
• Cardiology
• Gastroenterology
• Endoscopy
• Haematology and Oncology
• Diabetes and Endocrinology

The post is intended to provide broad based experience and candidates will participate in the Registrar Medical on call rota for acute take and look after General Medical patients. There will also be an opportunity to have a flexible session for research or clinical interest outside medicine.

The senior clinical fellow will be based within Adult Integrated Medicine at both Manchester Royal Infirmary and Trafford Hospital.

Clinical duties will be at ST 3+ level and successful applicants will take part in the medical rota at registrar level. This post attracts up to 7 days Study Leave per year, and the postholder will have access to funds to support agreed courses. Educational supervision and support will be provided using both a virtual learning environment and face-to-face teaching. You will also have a dedicated supervisor, mentor and e-portfolio for revalidation and career progression.

Please note that this post does not have educational approval from the Postgraduate Dean, but similar training will be provided as for trainees on a deanery training programme.

The appointee will work within a team of junior doctors advanced nurse practitioners. You will be expected to give opinions on and manage outpatients, and inpatients under consultant supervision. You will be expected to perform daily wards rounds, teach medical students, undertake some administrative tasks shared with SpR colleagues and take part in audit.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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0161 276 6198