|Individual Placement Description|
|Placement||Combined Assessment Medicine|
|Hospital(s)||Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Assessing, clerking and reviewing acutely ill patients.
Consultant ward rounds (8am and 4.30pm).
Covering CAA boarders on other wards with consultant.
Liaising with other specialties both within and beyond RIE.
|Typical Work Pattern||
This job is full shift, with blocks of day (08.00 to 18.00), late (16.30 to 00.15) and night (midnight to 10.00) shifts.
Teaching on ward rounds.
Hospital F2 teaching programme 1 hour per week (Thursday).
CAA teaching programme 1 hour per week (Friday).
|Unique Selling Points||
Exposure to acutely ill patients, particularly when on front bays (base one has 8 monitored beds). Opportunities to undertake practical procedures e.g. lumbar punctures, pleural and ascitic taps.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|