Combined Diving & Hyperbaric Medicine / Emergency Medicine post | DDRC Healthcare

Charity Number: 279652

Emergency

30 January 2018

6 month junior / middle grade doctor post available.

Commencing August 2018. Includes funded enrolment in Postgraduate Certificate in Remote Healthcare or Diploma in Occupational Medicine.

DDRC Healthcare is a charity providing hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO), training and research in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine and associated fields. In conjunction with Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, we are looking to appoint a doctor for a 6 month post – commencing August 2018.

We are looking for Doctors with a minimum of 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 be 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 a busy Emergency Department.

DDRC Healthcare provides HBO for elective and emergency patients for conditions including decompression Illness (DCI), tissue damage secondary to radiotherapy and diabetic ulcers.

Training will be provided in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine and successful candidates will be encouraged and funded to enrol in the Postgraduate Certificate in Remote Healthcare run by the Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry or the Diploma in Occupational 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. The ED sessions may include some night shifts.

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

 Closing date:  09:00 12/02/2018                                Interview date: 23/02/2018

 We would welcome expressions of interest from more senior doctors who would like to explore a career in diving and hyperbaric medicine.  To discuss further, please contact Dr Clair Ashford or Dr Doug Watts at info@ddrc.org

 

 

 

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