Medacs Healthcare is currently looking for a Consultant in Acute Medicine to work in a large teaching hospital in Lancashire.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join an expanding team of Consultants on the Acute Medicine Unit (AMU). The AMU aims to deliver the highest standard of care to patients presenting acutely to hospital.
The post comes with a very attractive relocation package.
The applicants would be expected to play a large part in the on-going development of the acute medical service, which has included the expansion of the existing services to incorporate the Short Stay Unit and ambulatory emergency care, aiming towards the creation of an ‘emergency floor’ where all acutely unwell patients are admitted and managed. The successful applicants will play a pivotal role in the care of the acutely ill patient.
Key duties of the post:
Sharing the overall responsibilities of the AMU. Hands-on involvement with the medical take, ensuring the timely development of appropriate management plans for patients. Supervision and co-ordination of junior doctors within the unit. Helping to maintain multi-professional systems of care for common conditions. Teaching and training of medical and nursing staff, both informal and formal. Leading the development of Clinical Governance framework for Acute Medicine. Developing alternatives to in-patient management where clinically appropriate. Candidates who hold dual accreditation will be actively encouraged to continue in their chosen specialties and activities and time will be allocated within the job plan in order to accommodate this.
Contract type: Full time
Contract length: 12 months
Salary scale: £75,249 - £101,451
Applicants must hold CCT in GIM and/or Acute Medicine (or be within 6 months of obtaining this at the time of the interview). They must hold full registration with the GMC and licence to practice (or be eligible for this). The posts are available with immediate effect.
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