Monday, 2 June 2008

Job Opportunity Sports Medicine - club Dr Totenham Hotspur FC

Job Advertisement Totenham Hotspur FC

A vacancy has arisen at Totenham Hotspur Football Club for the
position of club Doctor on a fixed term part time basis.

We are looking to appoint a Club Doctor to be based in London on
a fixed term, part-time basis. The Doctor will report directly
to the Head of Medical Services, be involved in routine medical
care,ensure Doping Control Regulations are met and maintaining
legally robust player medical records.

Key responsibilities include:

The Doctor is required to attend daily clinics, all home and away
First Team games, as well as any tours involving the First Team,
providing the full duties of a medical officer, in accordance with
the Football Association requirements for a team sports physician.

The Doctor will maintain the health and fitness of squad members
through the provision of Sports Medicine support working with the
Head of Medical Services and other members of the
multidisciplinary team.

The position will also monitor and advise on the rehabilitation of
squad players during and between duties, through liaison with
players, coaches, Club medical teams, GPs, specialists and
guardians and also assist in the provision of assessment of
fitness to playof squad members whilst on international squad duty.

Other responsibilities include providing Primary Care management
and appropriate referral to Secondary Care of all injuries and
illnesses affecting squad members while on duty. In some cases
this may involve a domiciliary visit.

The successful applicant must:

be of good standing on the GMC GP Register, or the GMC Specialist
Register, hold a PMETB GP CCT or equivalent (please note the
latteris preferred),hold a Postgraduate Diploma or MSc in Sport
and Exercise Medicine, be a Member or Fellow of the Faculty of
Sport and Exercise Medicine, have at least two or more years
experience as a team doctor at an elite level of sport, preferably
football,be able to show evidence of ongoing CPD, in accordance
with the FA Rules,and annual medical appraisal in the major
specialty of their work portfolio,have passed a pitch-side
immediate trauma care course in the last year (FA Resuscitation
+ Emergency Aid Certification or equivalent),hold appropriate
medical indemnity insurance including Sport and Exercise
Medicine,possess excellent communication as well as personal
organisational skills.

All applicants should contact the Club for an application pack:

ann.vetere@tottenhamhotspur.com

Closing Date: Wednesday 18 June 2008 at 5.00pm

Short-listed candidates will be notified no later than 20 June
2008 and Interviews will be held on Wednesday 2 July 2008
at Spurs Lodge,Chigwell. The successful candidate would be
expected to be available from 1 August 2008.

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