Clinical Fellow in Intensive Care

  • £51,017 + Uplifts
  • West Midlands
  • Fixed

The Department

This is your opportunity to work with a dedicated group of healthcare professionals within a friendly and diverse team. The team provides care to a diverse range of patients, with a focus on urgent medical admissions. This includes individuals dealing with conditions such as respiratory distress, acute kidney complications, liver issues, heart ailments, and the challenging battle against septic shock.

In addition to medical admissions, the team also handles various surgical cases. These range from carefully planned major colorectal surgeries to the urgency of emergency laparotomies and ENT/airway crises.

The facility is well-equipped and places a strong emphasis on patient safety, boasting three dedicated isolation rooms to provide the highest level of care to those requiring extra attention. If you are interested in contributing to the delivery of high quality care, we invite you to consider joining this esteemed team.

The Job

The Critical Care Unit handles a wide spectrum of medical and surgical emergencies. Expect a structured learning environment featuring regular weekly sessions in Intensive Care Medicine complemented by informal teaching opportunities during the Consultant ward rounds conducted twice daily.

This position is ideal for candidates with prior experience in Critical Care, Internal Medicine, or Emergency Medicine, seeking to enhance their proficiency in the management of critically ill patients. As a member of the ICU Medical rota, you'll collaborate with Internal Medicine Year 2 Trainees and fellow Clinical Fellows. Participate in Consultant ward rounds held every morning and afternoon, where you will take charge of presenting cases and formulating treatment plans. Your responsibilities extend to assessing, admitting, and providing initial treatment to referred patients under the guidance and support of senior professionals.

You'll also play a crucial role in responding to critically ill patients outside the unit and participating in cardiac arrest situations, all under the supervision of the ICU Senior and/or Consultant.

Embrace active involvement in our weekly multi-disciplinary team meeting and journal club. We highly encourage participation in departmental meetings, teaching opportunities, and engagement in clinical audit activities. This is your path to professional growth and impact in the field of critical care.

Main Duties

Your role entails providing clinical services alongside your colleagues, under the guidance of the Clinical Director. These services encompass preventing, diagnosing, and treating illnesses in adherence to the "Good Medical Practice" guidelines set forth by the General Medical Council.

In exceptional circumstances or when colleagues are absent, you may be required to step in and perform additional duties to ensure the department's smooth operation. In such cases, beyond your regular contracted hours, you will either receive compensatory time off or appropriate remuneration

Your responsibilities also involve actively participating in the Health Board's risk management process and engaging in clinical audits and other clinical governance activities within the department, directorate, and Trust.

Participation in the Trusts Appraisal Scheme, in collaboration with your Supervising Consultant, is expected to identify training and development needs. Additionally, you are required to engage in personal and professional development to meet Royal College Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements.

Your role extends to offering advice to clinicians in both hospital and primary care settings, whether through telephone consultations or ward referrals. Administrative duties related to patient care and departmental operations are also within your purview.

Furthermore, it is essential to maintain contact with the public telephone service from your private residence. Occasional travel between hospital and clinic sites may be necessary to fulfill your duties. 


In order to apply for this role you will need:

  • GMC Registration complete (or awaiting ID check)
  • Recognized post graduate degree (EDAIC, EDIC, MRCP, FRCA, USMLE)
  • Language test (OET or IELTS)
  • ECFMG verification
  • Experience in a similar position overseas or locally (Specialty Doctor/Specialist/Senior Resident)

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next role with BDI Resourcing, you’ll have the full support of an expert recruitment team who will assist, as standard, with:

  • CV Preparation using our recognised bespoke guidance
  • Application support with expert knowledge of specialisms, NHS and local support
  • Video based Interview Preparation using specific example questions according to job role
  • Contract and offer negotiations for salary, relocation packages, tenure and more

Once you have accepted your new role, you’ll then be met by one of our dedicated relocation executives who will guide you through all the way to starting to your new role including:

  • Document gathering and checking 
  • COS and Visa Application support if applicable
  • Short- and long-term accommodation sourcing
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Family support for finding schools and any other aspects of pastoral care
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