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Trust Doctor Junior Grade in Paediatrics

Trust Junior Grade

Main area
Paediatrics
Grade
Trust Junior Grade
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 40 hours per week
Job ref
430-WC510A
Site
Paediatrics - Med Staff (Dept)
Town
Milton Keynes
Salary
£40,257 - £51,017 plus additional allowances as per SHO rota in Paediatrics
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
26/05/2022 23:59
Interview date
08/06/2022

You can expect a warm welcome at Milton Keynes University Hospital, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours.  At MKUH we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Great flexible working opportunities
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous annual leave and pension scheme
  • On site nursery (chargeable)
  • Extensive staff health and well-being programme

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients. The hospital is undergoing significant investment, and we are proud to be rated good by the CQC. Visit our website to catch up on our latest news.

 

Job overview

Applications are invited to apply for a Trust Junior Grade based in Paediatrics at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

This is a full-time permanent post.

Children’s Services is dedicated to providing the best possible care for the children and young people of Milton Keynes, and as such has recently expanded the Specialty Doctor/Registrar rota to ensure there are at least two registrars covering Children’s Services out of hours. The Service consists of:

  • A Paediatric inpatient ward with 14 beds and 8 cubicles. This ward accommodates children on the High Dependency pathway in designated beds
  • A Paediatric Day Care Unit
  • A Paediatric Day Surgery Unit which has 8 beds
  • A Paediatric Assessment Unit which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • A level 2 Neonatal Unit with 16 cots

In addition to the above, the hospital has a dedicated Paediatric Area within A&E which is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

With a variety of pathology- this role will provide fantastic experience in Paediatrics and Neonates. There are also consultants with special interests in a variety of specialities including diabetes and endocrinology, oncology, respiratory care, sickle cell, HIV and TB, in which the successful candidate can also express an interest.

Main duties of the job

The role provides:

  • Dedicated weekly teaching time including teaching by external speakers from tertiary centres
  • Weekly case-based discussion teaching sessions
  • IT facilities for on-line learning as well as a Postgraduate Medical Centre and excellent library facilities
  • Fortnightly simulation training for Paediatric Resuscitation, communication and teamwork
  • A progressive neonatal unit with ample opportunity to enhance clinical skills.
  • A very close-knit and well supported department with round the clock support from consultants
  • A true multi-disciplinary team with the nursing and medical teams working closely together.

Working for our organisation

You can expect a warm welcome at Milton Keynes University Hospital, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours. At MKUH we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Great flexible workingopportunities
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous annual leave and pension scheme
  • On site nursery (chargeable)
  • Extensive staff health and well-being programme

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients. The hospital is undergoing significant investment, and we are proud to be rated good by the CQC. Visit our website to catch up on our latest news.

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

▪ Continuing responsibility for the care of patients in his/her charge including all

administrative duties associated with patient care.

▪ Take part in the full shift rota.

▪ Contribute to the provision of a comprehensive efficient paediatric service across Milton

Keynes.

▪ Provide evidence-based care for all patients within their sphere of responsibility. To liaise

effectively and in a timely manner with the General Practitioners, Community Services and

all other health care agencies when appropriate.

▪ Responsible for carrying out teaching as required and to contribute to postgraduate and

continuing medical education activity.

▪ Required to participate in audit, clinical governance.

▪ Involvement in research is encouraged.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • • Medical degree;
Desirable criteria
  • • MRCPCH • APLS • NLS

Eligibility

Essential criteria
  • - Full GMC Registration with a licence to practice
  • - Evidence of achievement of Foundation competencies in line with GMC standards
  • - Eligibility to work in the UK

Fitness To Practice

Essential criteria
  • is up to date and fit to practice safely

Clinical Experience

Essential criteria
  • - Experience in Paediatrics
  • - Experience in practical procedures

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoHSJ Best places to workDisability confident employerCare quality commission - GoodArmed Forces Covenant Bronze Award

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Dr Zuzanna Gawlowski
Job title
Clinical Director
Telephone number
01908 996 515