London – The Wellington Hospital
Job - Resident Doctor (RD) – Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Location – The Wellington Hospital, London
Contract Type - Full time (FTE) or less than full time (LTFT) with a range of flexible shifts. Option to join our staff bank for extra shifts. Rotas allow for adaptable part-time contractual commitments. Shifts are 12 or 24-hour and can be arranged to be block booked if required to fit around outside commitments.
Salary – Competitive (dependent on skillset & years of experience) + Benefits
By caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day.
- 25 days holiday each year (excluding bank holidays)
- Health Benefits; Private healthcare, private GP and dental insurance for you and your family
- Protection: Critical illness cover and Life assurance for you and your spouse, personal accident insurance, travel insurance and will writing
- Private pension contribution and free pension advice
- Lifestyle: Cycle to work scheme, gymflex plus other discounts
- Annual pay review
At HCA we are open to international candidates, with GMC registration and licence to practise in the UK.
HCA can support with immigration, Certificates of sponsorship, Tier 2 Visa’s processed through our immigration’s specialists and temporary accommodation support for your arrival.
Clinical Duties and Responsibilities
- Play an integral part and to work collaboratively with specialist consultants, nursing professionals and members of the multidisciplinary team to provide 24-7 excellent patient care, maintain a high standard of work and uphold the professional image of HCA Healthcare UK.
- Carry out a comprehensive handover from outgoing Resident doctor to incoming Resident doctor at each shift change and to maintain a high standard of accurate documentation on electronic patient records and any paper notes.
- Day to day medical care of inpatients- admissions and discharges and assessing referrals from ward Resident doctors.
- Undertake medical procedures as required including vascular access (e.g., insertion of central venous catheter/vascaths, insertion of arterial lines) airway management (e.g., intubation, management of tracheostomies) Other procedures (e.g., Chest/abdominal drain insertion, lumbar puncture, management of acute pain/epidural catheters, use of ultrasound, ventilation management)
- Provide escort for transfer of ventilated patients in the hospital (e.g., to CT or MRI scanner) and occasionally inter-hospital/external transfers.
- Carry a bleep/ DECT phone which is part of the cardiac arrest team and always be available to provide airway management and team leadership as part of the hospital emergency response team.
- Provide any urgent medical attention to staff and visitors until the person is admitted under a consultant or transferred to an NHS facility.
GMC registration and be in good upstanding with GMC
Completion of Foundation training and at least 2 further years of core anaesthetics/ stage 1 ICM or ACCS.
At least 6 months experience of anaesthesia and ICU
FRCA/ FICM/ MRCEM/MRCP
Experience with Cardiothoracic ICU/ neuro ICU
NHS training programme in ICM or Anaesthesia
Career Progression and Opportunities for development
- Core staff have an allocated study budget, for courses relevant to speciality.
- HCA has a comprehensive Learning Academy where you can enrol on courses.
- HCA offer grants and sponsorship for research and opportunities to develop leadership skills with the ‘Executive Master’s in Medical Leadership’ with Bayes Business school
- The opportunity to work closely with ICU consultants to produce papers or research
- Personal development
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