|Individual Placement Description|
|Hospital(s)||Lorn and Islands District General Hospital, Oban Lochgilphead|
|Main Duties of Placement||
General ward duties, assistance in operating theatre, assessment and management of acute surgical emergencies in the ED. This includes a wide range of surgical conditions. You will be expected to participate in teaching of 4th year medical students and to supervise the F1 doctor on the ward.
|Typical Work Pattern||
Full shift. After 21:00 there is cross cover with the Medicine Department for acute medical emergencies.
Monthly Webstream RCPE Evening medical updates.
Bi-monthly VC Trauma Forum QEUH.
Monthly F2 teaching - 5 hour session.
|Unique Selling Points||
Lorn and Islands is a small friendly hospital with a reputation for training. In this post you will work in a multidisciplinary team with direct supervision from a Consultant Surgeon. You will be involved with the care of patients across a variety of surgical specialities typical of a rural surgical service. There is the opportunity to enhance skills in minor surgery and in the ED.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|