Registrar in Acute Medicine

  • £51,895 - £86,355
  • London
  • Fixed

As a Senior Clinical Fellow in Acute Medicine, you will be an important part of a team set up to assess and immediately manage acute medical emergencies. The position will cover a wide variety of medical specialties, you will also be expected to work closely with colleagues in the Emergency Department and Critical Care. Given the diverse nature of the cases you will handle, the post provides an excellent base for doctors looking to progress into any sub-specialty within Medicine.

If you have experience in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine and/or Medical Intensive Care and are looking for an exciting next step this is the right opportunity for you.

The Job

The post-holder’s work will be largely based in the Acute Assessment Unit (AAU). Here patients are treated until discharge or, if expected to need to stay in hospital for more than three days, transferred to the medical sub-specialty wards.

The duties you will be expected to perform are as follows:

  • Assess and manage Acute Medical emergencies admitted to the hospital.
  • Lead the code blue/rapid response team.
  • Participate in the on-call rota.
  • Liaise with the Consultant team to plan patient care.
  • Communicate with colleagues in other departments and GPs when required.
  • Train junior medical staff.

As well as clinical duties, the position will require:

  • Maintain an up-to-date portfolio of training.
  • Active involvement in clinical audits and quality improvement projects.
  • Participate in continued professional development.
  • Hold teaching sessions for medical students.

The Hospital

The hospital has around 500 beds and is one of several acute sites run by the wider Trust. It is one of eight hospitals in London to provide hyper acute stroke services. It has a full range of acute general hospital specialties, within medical, surgical and paediatric sub-specialties. The hospital has undergraduate medical students from a highly regarded university in London. It also receives rotations of post-graduate doctors in training to a variety of departments. There is an in-house medical library, medical education centre, seminar rooms, lecture theatres etc. The hospital works closely with a local medical research institute so there are opportunities to get involved with this.

The Location

London is one of the world’s most visited cities, it has an incredibly international population and inclusive of people from all over the globe. There is something for everyone here, whether you’re interested in food, culture or shopping. The city has a fantastic infrastructure system so you have the choice of living in the inner city or you can live in the suburbs and commute in easily through public transport.   Benefits to living in London include:

  • Very international and diverse city to live in. Almost half of the city’s population was born outside of the UK.  
  • A wide range of amenities to enjoy in your free time, including well-known tourist attractions like the London Eye, Buckingham Palace and the British Museum.
  • Some of the best schools and universities across the country are based in London.
  • Easy access to Heathrow and Gatwick airports to allow transport to international destinations.
  • Good transport links between London and the rest of the UK.

The Requirements

In order to apply for this role you will need:

  • Relevant postgraduate qualification (MRCP, MRCPI, USMLE, PLAB, Sri Lankan MD etc.)
  • IELTS or OET if you are coming from overseas
  • GMC registered or in process
  • Experience in a similar role whether in the NHS or elsewhere

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

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this opportunity or if you have any questions you’d like to ask then please send your CV through to and one of our team will be in touch to discuss this with you.

Olivia Loizides Team Leader

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