Consultant in Medicine for Older People & Stroke Medicine

Job Description

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • Honesty
  • Equality
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Teamwork

We are a friendly department working within the Integrated Medicine Division. New Consultants will be supported to develop their own sub-specialty interest and mentoring will be provided. Consultants will be offered the opportunity to participate in the unselected medical take as part of their on-call duties to keep up GIM skills and accreditation.

Essential criteria
  • Clinical training and experience equivalent to that required for gaining (UK) CCST in General Medicine and Geriatric Medicine
  • Ability to take full and independent responsibility for the care of patients.
  • IT skills and computer literacy
Essential criteria
  • Energy and enthusiasm and the ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, patients, relatives, GPs, nurses and other staff and agencies
  • Understanding the principles of clinical governance and its implications
  • Leadership skills
  • Knowledge of finance/budgets
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload effectively
  • Ability to plan strategically and to exercise sound judgements when faced with conflicting pressures
  • Ability to motivate and develop the MDT, balancing departmental and personal objectives