Senior House Officer - Stanford Hall
Military Medical Personnel
DOCTOR (SENIOR HOUSE OFFICER IN REHABILITATION MEDICINE, RHEUMATOLOGY OR SPORT AND EXERCISE MEDICINE) FOR DEFENCE MEDICAL REHABILITATION CENTRE (DMRC) ONLY
A. OVERALL JOB DESCRIPTION - SERVICE REQUIREMENTS
1. The post holder is to deliver junior doctor support to the consultant-led, multi-disciplinary, musculoskeletal rehabilitation service. This will involve the assessment and treatment of personnel from the Armed Forces with military training and trauma related musculoskeletal injuries referred to DMRC, the military tertiary rehabilitation unit. Where appropriate this may include liaison with referrers and line management as required to facilitate the clinical and occupational management of the patient. The post holder will also provide medical care, where necessary, to in-patients under the clinical leadership of a consultant.
2. To provide junior doctor input to a multidisciplinary therapy team looking after military patients with complex rehabilitation needs. All candidates will receive a two-day induction to the unit and the service. Over a four-month period a junior doctor training programme (minimum two x one hour sessions per week) will be delivered and is accredited by the RCGP for training. There is an additional in-service training programme (minimum one hour per week) for all doctors at the unit. Attendance will be timetabled in to the working week.
3. To complete medical documentation in accordance with MOD policy or the requirements of any other government department.
4. To be involved in the care of both inpatients and outpatients.
5. To undertake occasional non-residential, on call responsibilities if happy to do so.
A. STANDARDS TO WHICH A SENIOR HOUSE OFFICER IN REHABILITATION MEDICINE, RHEUMATOLOGY OR SPORT AND EXERCISE MEDICINE MUST COMPLY WHEN PROVIDING THE SERVICES
6. To comply with relevant Contracting Authority policy as notified to the doctor.
7. To comply with regulatory standards set out by the General Medical Council s (GMC) Good Medical Practice (GMP) document.
8. To comply with Joint Service Publication (JSP) 950 Medical Policy.
C. ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE
9. Must be fully registered with the General Medical Council as a doctor. Provisional registration is not acceptable.
10. Must have a current, satisfactory in date annual appraisal in line with the requirements of the General Medical Council s (GMC s) Good Medical Practice (GMP).
11. Must hold current, valid personal medical indemnity insurance.
D. DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE
12. Previous Ministry of Defence (MoD) Experience.
13. Clinical experience in Rehabilitation Medicine, Sport and Exercise Medicine or Rheumatology.
14. Interest in a career in either Rehabilitation Medicine, Sport and Exercise Medicine or Rheumatology.