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Consultant in Acute Medicine

Job Description

£76,001 - £102,000

Vibrant Coastal location

University Hospital

State of the Art facilities

Outstanding Reputation

Free/Subsidized Accommodation

Good career development (incl. CESR support where applicable)

The post-holder will provide 8.5 sessions of Direct Clinical Care and 1.5 sessions are available for Supportive Programmed Activities.

There is no on-call commitment.

About the Post

The post holder will join a team of Acute Medicine Consultants:

* Supporting the delivery of patient care within the AMS in line with national standards and Care Quality Commission requirements.

* Have clinical and administrative responsibility for the effective running of the assessment unit and AECU.

* Provide strong clinical leadership to the assessment unit and AECU and support/ run the morning report and handover meetings.

* Promote a friendly and team based working environment – in line with our Trust Values.

* Be part of a seamless team responsible for providing care to medical patients being admitted as an emergency in ED, the Assessment Unit and AECU.

* Liaise closely with ED, medical and critical care, in-patient teams and primary and community services

* Actively participate in clinical audit and quality improvement initiatives.

* Appoint and supervise junior medical staff.

* Train and help to develop nursing and junior medical staff and students

* Agree and ensure clear processes for handover and specialty triage from the Acute Medical Service.

* Develop and continually improve clinical guidelines, community protocols and best practice for the management of a wide range of acute medical presentations and admissions, including further development of Ambulatory Care Pathways.

Person Specification: Full GMC Registration

MBBS or equivalent

MRCP or equivalent

Consultant level experience

Evidence of service improvement experience

Excellent communicator

Excellent networking skillsUnderstanding of current issues within Acute Medicine and future direction of specialty

ALS or equivalent

IT literacy

Evidence of continual personal learning and development

To Apply:

Please send your CV mentioning reference UK-50 at

Tel.: +44 20 8144 2822

Contact person: Vitaly Pryadka


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