|Individual Placement Description|
|Placement||Combined Assessment Medicine/Cardiology|
|Hospital(s)||Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Combined Assessment Medicine: Clerking acute medical admissions, going on consultant ward rounds (8am and 4.30pm), reviewing unwell patients, liaising with other specialties both within and beyond RIE.
Cardiology: Accompanying senior team members on ward rounds and doing ward jobs such as discharge letters. There is no CCU component to the F1 job.
|Typical Work Pattern||
Combined Assessment Medicine: This job is full shift, with blocks of day (08.00 to 18.00), late (16.30 to 23.00) and night (22.00 to 09.00) shifts.
Cardiology: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm with late cover till 9.30pm once or twice a week. Weekend cover is provided approximately once a month and the F1 contributes to the Hospital at Night rota.
Teaching on ward rounds.
There is a multi-disciplinary team meeting with cardiothoracics on Friday lunchtimes and monthly morbidity and mortality meetings.
Hospital F1 teaching programme 1 hour per week (Tuesday).
CAA teaching programme 1 hour per week (Friday).
|Unique Selling Points||
Assessing medical patients who are acutely ill, consultant teaching on ward rounds.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|