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Diving and Marine Medicine | Maldives 20.25 CME17 November 2013 to 23 November 2013Expedition & Wilderness Medicine are very excited at being able to offer an inspirational Diving and Marine Medicine course for all those medical professionals responsible for clients or expedition team members in a diving or marine environment. This is a 6 day medical training course, aiming to give participants an understanding of conditions likely to occur whilst working as a doctor on a diving or marine based expedition.
Doctors position at Hyperbaric Medical Centre, DDRC, Plymouth.
6 month junior or middle grade doctor post available – ideally commencing Feb 2013 but March or April start dates considered. Includes funded enrolment in Postgraduate Certificate in Remote Healthcare. The Hyperbaric Medical Centre, DDRC is a charity providing hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBO), training and research in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine and associated fields. The post will be an average of 6 sessions per week at DDRC and 4 sessions per week in the Emergency Department, Derriford Hospital. Previous ED experience essential, diving experience helpful but not essential.
We are looking for Doctors with a minimum of 2 years experience post qualification. You must have full registration with the GMC or be eligible to become fully registered.
Derriford Hospital is adjacent to DDRC and is the Major Trauma Centre for the southwest Peninsula Trauma Network. DDRC provides HBO for elective and emergency patients for conditions including Decompression Illness, tissue damage secondary to radiotherapy and diabetic ulcers. Training will be provided in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine and the post-holder will be encouraged and funded to enrol in the Postgraduate Certificate in Remote Healthcare run by the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry.
There is no on call commitment for this post but the post-holder is encouraged to get involved in the management of diving accidents. The ED sessions may include some night shifts.
To discuss the job or to arrange a visit – please contact Medical Director Dr Christine Cridge [email protected] please mention ‘Expedition & Wilderness Medicine”.