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Charity Number: 279652


31 October 2018

Combined Diving & Hyperbaric Medicine / Emergency Medicine 6-12 month junior doctor post commencing August 2019.

DDRC Healthcare is a charity providing hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO), training and research in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine and associated fields. In conjunction with University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, we are looking to appoint a doctor for a 6-12 month post commencing August 2019. The duration of the post is dependent on the candidate and their availability – to be discussed at interview.

We are looking for a doctors with a minimum 2 years experience post qualification. You must have full registration with the GMC or be eligible to become fully registered. You must also hold a diving qualification.

The post will involve an average of 6 sessions per week at DDRC Healthcare and 4 sessions per week in the Emergency Department, Derriford Hospital. Derriford Hospital is adjacent to DDRC Healthcare and is the largest teaching hospital in the southwest with comprehensive secondary and tertiary care. It is also the regional Major Trauma Centre.

DDRC Healthcare provides HBO for elective and emergency patients for conditions including decompression Illness (DCI), arterial gas embolism, tissue damage secondary to radiotherapy and chronic wounds.

Training will be provided in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine.

There is no on call commitment for the diving aspect of this post however individuals will be encouraged to be involved in the management of diving accidents out of hours.

To discuss the job or to arrange a visit  please contact Dr Doug Watts – info@ddrc.org or 01752 209999

Closing date:   26/11/18                                Interview date: w/c 10/12/18


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