17 May 2017

Full-Time LAS ST1-2 Doctor in Paediatrics

UHMBT – Posted by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation TrustAnywhere

Job Description

LAS Doctor (ST1/2 Level) required as soon as possible until February 2018 to cover a gap in the rota provided by the NW Deanery – the post is suitable for anyone who has completed foundation years 1 & 2 training, considering a career in General Practice, Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics or Paediatrics. Please note this post is not officially a recognised training post.

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust covers a large geographic area which encompasses the Furness Peninsula, the City of Lancaster and the Lake District. Paediatric Services are provided on two main sites; at Furness General Hospital and Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

The post is based in the Paediatric Department at Royal Lancaster Infirmary and involves day to day care of patients on the Children’s Unit, NNU and Post-natal Ward.

You will be required to participate in the first on call shift rota which provides cover for the Children’s Ward, Neonatal Unit, Post-natal Ward and Delivery Suite 24/7. You will be supported by a full middle grade rota with Consultant on call from home out of hours. The rota operates a full shift system composed of mainly GPST1 and GPST2 Doctors with 1 Paediatric ST1 doctor.

The clinical duties of the post include the day to day care of patients on the Children’s Unit, assessment unit and post-natal ward with some input to the Neo-natal Unit. All intermediate grade doctors take part in a full induction programme including attending local NLS and PLS courses.

The Children’s Ward at Royal Lancaster Infirmary consists of a 23 bedded in patient ward with 2 high dependency beds and also an adjacent 6 bedded acute assessment Unit. There is also an adjacent Day Care unit. NNU is a level 2 unit with 10 cots, including 2 Intensive Care Cots.

The University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Lancaster Medical School, North Western Deanery and Health Education North West to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBFT provides one of the main NHS settings for students from Lancaster Medical School as we co-ordinate, deliver and quality assure the clinical component of Lancaster Medical Schools MBChB degree programme.

Interview expenses will be paid from point of entry to the UK.

All applicants must hold full GMC registration with a licence to practice

For further details / informal visits please contact:

Dr Clare Peckham
Clinical Lead and Consultant Paediatrician
Tel: 01524 583598


Dr Wajid Sultan
Consultant Paediatrician, STLT and College Tutor
Paediatric Department
Tel: 01524 585332

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Job Categories: NHS. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: las st1-2 doctor in paediatrics. Salary: Dependent on Experience. Job expires in 18 days.

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