|Individual Placement Description|
|Hospital(s)||Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley|
|Main Duties of Placement||
Ward rounds on both children's ward and SCBU.
Ward jobs following ward rounds.
Post-natal baby checks.
Attendance at deliveries.
Assessment of acutely unwell children in short stay.
Limited clinic sessions.
Out of hours cover for both sites.
|Typical Work Pattern||
Teaching ward rounds on SCBU and ward Monday to Friday as consultant-led.
Excellent registrar supervision on short stay.
Weekly teaching session for trainees.
Weekly departmental teaching.
Regular weekly opportunity for telemedicine links to regional paediatric CPD sessions.
|Unique Selling Points||
Working in paediatrics is in itself a unique experience and will provide any doctor with specific skills in communication, clinical assessment, practical abilities and resuscitation whichever his/her chosen speciality.
|It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.|