Consultant in Acute Medicine

Job Description

About the Trust

  • Ambitious and progressive Foundation Trust, committed to continuing their quality journey so that they can exceed their patient’s expectations.
  • NHS Foundation Trust has around 1.2 million patient contacts a year.
  • Large and modern hospital has around 480 beds, numerous outpatient clinics, CT and MRI scanners, maternity services, an Intensive Care Unit, an Urgent Care Centre and a 24/7 Emergency Department.

Job Description

  • Lead the medical team and the care of patients under their care on AMU and during the
    medical take including dedicated sessions in Ambulatory care and ED liaison.
  • Lead the care of up to 20 patients on the Acute Medical uni
  • Develop standards, procedures and systems to ensure safe, high quality and efficient patient care from the point of entry to admission or discharge.
  • Work within the multidisciplinary team to ensure effective team working in the provision of acute medical care to patients on a day-to-day basis
  • Develop clinical guidelines to ensure best practice for the management of a wide range of medical conditions.
  • Play a strong role in risk management and governance.
  • Participate in relevant audit and quality assurance processes.
  • Liaise closely within the department, the emergency and acute medical teams, other in-patient teams and primary and community services to ensure collaborative working arrangements are
    in place which maximise benefits to patient care
  • Teach and train junior doctors and students.
  • Become a qualified educational supervisor and work as Clinical and/or Educational Supervisor
    to a number of trainees dependent on job plan.
  • To teach and train staff in other medical disciplines, nursing and support staff as appropriate.
  • Abide by the Clinical & Corporate Governance policies of the Trust.
  • Take part in major incident planning.
  • Take part in the administration of the department and the involvement in the management of
    resources will be regarded as important.
  • To promote Acute and General Medicine as a Specialty both within the Trust and externally

Skills and Experience required for this position

  • Full GMC Registration or in Process
  • MBBS or equivalent (basic medical degree)
  • Full MRCP or FRCP UK
  • Experience working at Consultant level in the UK or Overseas 

In return the trust can offer you the following?

  • Invest in your training and development to pursue a successful and fulfilling career in healthcare.
  • As an NHS employer they offer one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages offered in the UK.
  • Permanent staff receive at least 27 days' holiday each year, a generous pension, plus other benefits including flexible working options and exclusive discounts
  • Bank workers receive one extra hours pay for every 12 hours worked in place of annual leave entitlement, plus other benefits including pension
  • They offer an onsite Nursery

What happens next?

  • If you fulfill the above listed requirements for the role then please apply and a member of our A&E Agency team will be in contact with you shortly