Saturday, 8 May 2010

Liverpool FC - Full Time 1st Team Physician


Liverpool Football Club is seeking an experienced sports and exercise physician for a full time position as Team Physician. The successful applicant will report to Dr Peter Brukner, Head of Sports Medicine and Sports Science, and will be involved in the care of the first team squad including training and match days.

The successful applicant will have outstanding clinical assessment and treatment skills, outstanding communication skills, and will need to possess a very strong work ethic. They will need be familiar with and comfortable working in the unique environment of an elite professional sporting team. They will need honesty, directness and discretion and perhaps above all, they will need to be able to work well as part of a structured medical and sports science team.

The successful applicant must:

• Be of good standing on the GMC GP Register, or the GMC Specialist Register

• 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 speciality 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 interested parties should submit a cover letter briefly explaining why you are suitable for this position and return electronically along with an electronic copy of your CV by 20 May 2010 to: - Please as the subject put in Team Physician.

Liverpool Football Club is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The club expects all staff to share this commitment.

Friday, 7 May 2010

Medical Director - Medical Director for IMG Mass Participation Events

Job Spec – Medical Director for IMG Mass Participation Events

London Triathlon
Blenheim Triathlon
Run to the Beat

This freelance consultant role involves working principally on the largest and most complex events of the portfolio, as well as giving advice and support on IMG’s International events. The UK based events are namely:

The London Triathlon – the largest triathlon in the world (13,000 entrants)

The Blenheim Triathlon (5,500 entrants)

Run to the Beat – London’s music half marathon (17,000 entrants)

The events include all abilities ranging from Olympic athletes through to thousands of participants experiencing triathlons for the first time. The role will receive the full support from the core full time IMG MPS team.

IN BRIEF – the role will include:

a targeted number of office days to include pre and post event meetings
recruitment, selection and coordination of the core medical team
management of all different event medical resources including the medics, equipment, additional medical support agencies (ambulances, paramedics etc.)
ensure that the Event medical strategy is continually monitored and developed throughout the year
collation of necessary medical equipment
collation and analysis of post event reports
ultimately ensuring that the delivery of a world class medical service is in place for thousands of competitors

IN DETAIL – Structure prior to each Event:

produce and update the medical strategy document
update and produce templates of Event medical records
attend agreed number of meetings organised in relation to an Event
keep the Event Medics informed of all relevant details pertaining to the Event and the medical strategy document

Structure during each Event:

briefing of core medical staff
management and deployment of core medical staff
co-ordination of 3rd parties (ambulances and paramedics etc.)
undertake and lead appropriate number of medical meetings with relevant medical parties
collate all medical report cards
ensure the strategy set out in the medical strategy document is being implemented by the Event Medics
in cases of Critical Incidents, provide sufficient information on the specific case in consultation with event Medics involved in the incident and attend relevant formal meetings and enquiries

Structure after each Event:

deliver a medical audit report, defining number, timings, nature and location of medical incidents during the Event
attend and present at the post Event de-brief meeting with IMG and other relevant parties
in cases of Critical Incidents provide sufficient information on the specific case in consultation with event Medics involved in the incident and attend relevant formal meetings and enquiries
Selected applicants will be asked to visit The Blenheim Triathlon (June 5/6) after which time they will be invited to attend an interview. Successful applicants will then be asked to shadow the current Medical Director at the London Triathlon and Run to the Beat. If this isn’t possible, an alternative can be arranged. Re-numeration to be discussed.

For further information please contact: Nick Rusling, Managing Director



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