Excellence in every area

Resident Medical Officer (RMO) - General Medicine




Facility:The Wellington Hospital


Closing Date:31/03/2018

About the facility
Wellington Hospital, St Johns Wood London, NW8 9LE.

From the moment you arrive at The Wellington our friendly, expert teams are by your side. Our hospital has over four decades of expertise of providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment.

We specialise in caring for acute and complex conditions across cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, cancer care, neurosciences, orthopaedics and neurosurgery.

In our 50-bed Acute Neurological Rehabilitation Unit we care for patients with a wide range of complex neurological conditions. And we're supported by the UK’s largest private intensive care unit. We also offer the latest cancer and robotic surgery treatments, including electrochemotherapy, HIPEC and the da Vinci Robot. Having the largest neurosciences unit in London means we're able to carry out advanced spinal surgery, intracranial and peripheral nerve surgery as well as pioneering neurosurgery.
Job Description
This role will work onsite in a team of RMOs responsible for covering a vast range of patients groups to fully assist the consultants and specialist nursing staff. An excellent learning environment to excel your knowledge with a diverse range of specialist areas.

The RMO Team cover a range of general medicine and surgical wards including;

Clinical & Medical Oncology, Vascular Surgery, Orthopaedic, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Neuro Surgery and Rehab Medicine.

The role requires SPR level experience and MRCP/MRCS and experience working on General Medical and Surgery Wards.

Full Time or Part Time contracts are available
12 hour shifts, shift times are 9am-9pm
Salary £55000 - £65000pa dependent upon experience.
Fixed Term Salaried Contract; January 2018 – September 2018

Our attractive rewards packages includes; Competitive salary, paid indemnity insurance, 7 days study leave, study allowance, monthly CPD training sessions, medical healthcare insurance, contributory pension, onsite revalidation officer, guaranteed annual salary review, life assurance (equivalent to two times your annual salary) travel insurance, travel season ticket loan (of up to the value of £10,000) 50% off gym membership, cycle to work scheme/ personal accident cover, childcare vouchers and dental insurance

Should you wish to study further our in house learning academy can help you with your CPD and specialist interests.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Work in close liaison with the nursing team and multi-disciplinary team to ensure a high standard of patient care is delivered.
- Participation in the primary medical care of patients admitted to ward , Provide medical cover, on instructions given by the consultants regarding patients management.
- Undertake daily walk rounds
- Update all patient records
- Review all in patients on at least a daily basis with additional reviews according to clinical need.
- Complete drug charts and liaise with the nurse in charge regarding any potential problems.
- Clerking of admissions and liaising with the supervising or admitting consultant
- Undertake certain 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, education, training and research to continuous improve and strive for excellence, for staff and patients.
Skills and Experience
- MBBS medical qualification
- Fully registered with the GMC and current licence to practice.
- Evidence of successful completion foundation training/competences
- Post holder must hold current ALS certificate
- Good inter-personal skills with an ability to work co-operatively in a multidisciplinary setting
- Ability to work effectively within a team environment & on own initiative
- Specialist training in General Surgery and/or Acute Medicine