Education & Critical Care at Royal Marsden

6 month post (extendable to 12 months)


The trainee will have one to two days per week dedicated to time spent in staff training, education, and medical simulation projects, depending on the project needs, with the remainder of the time allocated to clinical commitment to Chelsea theatres and on-call in Sutton or Chelsea to make a total of less than 48 hours per week.
The post-holder will be encouraged to pursue a Higher Degree in Medical Education, should they so wish. Financial support will be available.

Educational opportunities:
Opportunity to undertake Diploma in Medical Education (partially funded)
Opportunity to attend a simulation training course, such as SPRinT (Simulated interPRofessional Team Training) Advanced Facilitators team training course (partially funded)
To develop a sound understanding of the development and delivery of clinical education programmes, incorporating the use of educational technologies
To function independently as a medical simulation and education instructor, including as a senior facilitator in the field of Crisis Resource Management
Opportunity to organise and teach the CCU FY2 educational programme
Opportunity to be involved in ICM ST3/4 educational programme
Commitment to teaching on Critical Care Unit and theatres in-situ simulation courses and training
Opportunity to teach and run courses including Basic Assessment and Support in Intensive Care course and Critical Care Transfer course

To be involved in the End of Life care working group, including research projects related to this
To be involved in data collection, abstract writing, presentation and publication
The appointee will take part in regular Department, Academic and Audit meetings

Anaesthesia & Management:
Opportunity to gain clinical experience in the anaesthetic/intensive care management of major complex cases, and a broad range of cancer-related therapies, surgical and medical
Opportunity to have hands-on experience of a large number of TIVA anaesthesia cases
Attend other appropriate board and hospital meetings
Opportunity to help organise The Royal Marsden management course

Supervisors: Dr Gary Wares & Dr Pascale Gruber


Contact: Dr Susanna Walker

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