|Individual Placement Description|
|Placement||Combined Assessment Medicine/Respiratory Medicine|
|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.
Respiratory Medicine: Accompanying senior members of the team on ward rounds, ward work, discharge summaries.
|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.
Respiratory Medicine: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm with late shifts 2.15-9.15pm. Weekend cover on ward 204 is provided approximately once a month, working 8.45am to 9.15pm Friday to Sunday. There are also blocks of Hospital at Night.
Teaching on ward rounds.
Weekly radiology meeting.
Weekly case presentations on a Wednesday.
Registrars are always available for discussion.
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.
Very well supported Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm. Registrars available for support out of hours.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|