RMO - Resident Medical Officer - Paediatric Doctor ( SPR level )

Job Type:
Permanent, Contract
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
£50,000 to £60,000 per annum
JS3 Recruitment
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RMO - Resident Medical Officer - Paediatric Doctor ( SPR level )
Fixed Term Contract/ Full / Part Time
Salary up to £60,000 per annum

Our client are looking for a Paediatric Resident Medical Officer, you will be involved in Registrar level clinical duties and will play a vital role in managing the medical care of all children attending their 60-bed paediatric unit, working closely with Consultants to ensure that patients’ treatment and care needs are met. All patients are admitted under a Consultant who is responsible for management. They are supportive of training and have developed links with Imperial Healthcare and the William Harvey Institute to provide a programme of joint appointments for those doctors wishing to study for a higher degree such as a PhD. They are looking to extend this co operation with NHS facilities and Research Institutes for doctors who also wish to go out of programme to study for other qualifications such as management degrees and diplomas. All RMOs will have regular job reviews and appraisals. They have a study leave fund for appropriate courses and they provide some in house training in form of lectures and meetings.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Work in a highly experienced and specialist multicultural and multidispinary team, alongside leading Consultants and specialist nurses and Paediatric Site Practitioners
• Provide medical cover, routine and emergency during hours of duty and to act, as may be reasonably required, on instructions given by the consultants and specialist nursing regarding patients’ management in the Paediatric Units.
• Attend deliveries as required to look after new-born’s in our maternity unit
• In conjunction with our Neonatal Consultants manage babies on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
• Undertake a daily ward round with a member of the nursing staff and / or Consultant Specialist ensuring patients are visited where appropriate.
• Admit and clerk patients, take blood samples as requested, countersign any drug instructions given by the consultants over the telephone and satisfy requirements of Medication Policy throughout the hospital.
• Undertake certain routine medical procedures as required such as; venepuncture, setting up an intravenous infusion, inserting a urinary catheter, arterial blood sampling, or ECGs
• Take part in ward audits and research to continuous improve and strive for excellence, for staff and patients.
• Attend Paediatric Committee and other relevant meetings as required.

Skills and Experience
• You should be medically qualified (MBBS or equivalent) with full GMC registration, and have Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health, or equivalent experience. Neonatal experience is essential together with up to date certification in advanced life support. On occasions we may be able to provide additional training before taking up the post.
• Neonatal life support (NALS) and paediatric life support (EPLS),
• Exceptional communication skills and compassionate medical skills, ability to work without direct supervision and demonstrate good clinical practice at all times. Flexible to the needs of the department, supportive team player and willing to progress and develop.

• Pensions
• Insurance – Life, Dental
• Critical Illness Cover
• Up to 30 days holidays
• Health Assessments
• Private medical cover
• Excellent Accommodation
• Cycle to work Scheme, Gymflex

For more information or a confidential discussion please contact Martine Cohen at JS3 Recruitment on 0161 212 7313 or email martinecohen@js3recruitment.com.

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Contact Details:
JS3 Recruitment
Tel: 0161 212 7313
Contact: Martine Cohen

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