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Individual Placement Description
Placement Otolaryngology
Programme N1
Year F1
Region North
Hospital(s) Raigmore Hospital, Inverness
Main Duties of Placement

Ward rounds.

Elective admissions and emergency cases.

Elective day case theatre.

Handover.

Typical Work Pattern

Based on Otolaryngology ward with part of this placement spending time on the surgical receiving ward, including out of hours.

 

Surgical receiving

Shifts

Start

Finish

Hours

Day post-take

0745

1800

10.25

Receiving

0800

2015

12.25

Night

2000

0830

12.5

Surgical specialty based ward

Shifts

Start

Finish

Hours

Day

0745

1730

9.75

Long day*

0800

2015

12.25

 (* one long day per week)

Learning Opportunities

Regular educational meetings for the department, rolling programme of presentations, specific teaching topics, journal clubs and external speakers, audit afternoons, morbidity and mortality meetings.

Teaching

One hour of FY1 mandatory teaching weekly.

Unique Selling Points

Varied job in a supportive and friendly atmosphere.

Employer Information
It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.


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