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Resident Doctor Critical Care

London – The Princess Grace Hospital
Part time
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Job - Resident Doctor (RD) – Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Location – The Princess Grace Hospital, London

Contract Type - Full time or part time 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)  

Clinical Duties and Responsibilities

  • Day to day medical care of inpatients- clerking admissions, reviewing discharges, assessing referrals
  • Daily patient ward rounds, responding to ad-hoc medical needs, and emergencies
  • Undertaking 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), management of acute pain/epidural catheters, use of ultrasound, ventilation management, optional skills at other procedures (e.g., chest/abdominal drain insertion, lumbar puncture)
  • Providing escort for transfer of ventilated patients in the hospital (e.g., to CT or MRI scanner) and occasionally inter-hospital/external transfers.
  • being a member of the cardiac arrest team with the aim to provide airway management and team leadership as part of the hospital emergency response team.
  • Providing an urgent medical attention to staff and visitors
  • Providing high standard of accurate documentation on electronic records or paper notes.
  • Assuring comprehensive handover and effective communication with all healthcare professionals
  • Being an integral part of multidisciplinary Team of Consultants, Nurses, and Allied Health Professionals
  • Maintaining a high standard of work to uphold the professional image of HCA Healthcare UK

Essential Criteria

  • GMC registration and licence to practice in the UK
  • Completion of Foundation training or equivalent and at least 2 further years of core anaesthetics/ stage 1 ICM or ACCS.
  • At least 6 months experience of anaesthesia and ICU
  • ALS trained

Desirable Criteria

  • Ultrasound course
  • Cardiac ALS
  • 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 (MD, PhD) and opportunities to develop leadership skills

with the ‘Executive Master’s in Medical Leadership’ with Bayes Business School

  • The role allows to work closely with the best consultants from top NHS Teaching Hospitals,

with opportunities to produce research papers and enhance personal development.

Benefits package: 

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 sponsor your work visa: Certificates of sponsorship, Tier 2 Visa’s processed through our immigration’s specialists plus temporary accommodation support for your arrival.

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