Consultant Emergency Medicine- Eastbourne DGH
Consultant Emergency Medicine
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust requires Consultants in Emergency Medicine based at Eastbourne District General Hospital.
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust operates two 24 level 1 emergency departments at Eastbourne DGH and Conquest Hospital with Conquest designated as a Trauma Unit.
Eastbourne DGH is in the South East corner of the UK amidst a country and beachside setting with easy access to London, Gatwick and Brighton. On site accommodation can be arranged (subject to availability)
Eastbourne Emergency Department saw around 64,000 patients last year(18/19). It currently has 5 full time consultants, 7 Specialty Doctors, 3 GPVTs, 6 FY2s, 3 Trust Doctors and 2 Educational Clinical Fellows.
The hospital has the only dedicated casevac helipad in Sussex. We are Stroke Centre for East Sussex receiving all patients with stroke from within the county. A major redecorating programme has been completed, with dedicated resuscitation bays, short stay unit, GP stream and an ENP service. The department has an active EMAG (Emergency Medicine Audit Group) with Tele-link to other hospitals.
Applications are invited for the post of consultant in emergency medicine. The appointee will join the existing consultants to complete a team of five at each emergency department. Duties will be based at Eastbourne but may on occasion work cross-site at Conquest with a 1 in 6 weekends and 1in 5 weekdays on call. It is anticipated that when all posts are filled the timetabled PAs of all consultants will allow shop floor cover for the following hours:-
A rotation between Monday-Fri shop floor cover 0800-1700 (or 1900 if on call)
Sat-Sun 0800-1600 shop floor and 1in 6 on call.
Twilight consultant shifts will also need to be covered 1600-0200
Candidates must have full GMC registration, be on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of gaining CCT at the time of the interview.
Interview Date – To be confirmed
For further details / informal visits contact:
Mr Utham Shanker or Mr Salim Shubber on 0300 131 4500 Ext 3807
Paul Cloves Service Manager for Emergency Medicine, Eastbourne on 07887 572255
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