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Trust doctor in Care of Elderly (level ST+)

Job Field:
Doctor Jobs
Geriatrics Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Doctor Grades
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Specialist Registrar Jobs
Contract Type:
31,614 to 47,647 per annum
Medacs Healthcare
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Medacs Healthcare is currently looking for a Trust doctor in Care of Elderly (level ST+) to work in a large teaching hospital in Lancashire.

The Department of Care of the Elderly consist of five full-time consultants with specialist interests in community care, orthogeriatrics and acute geriatric medicine.
Care of the Elderly currently has 50 acute beds situated one of the Trust’s hospitals. This unit is staffed by 4 consultants supported by 4 middle grade doctors (including this post) and 7 junior doctors.

The department is also responsible for patients at a community hospital site which has three wards (total 72 beds) providing general rehabilitation. A small number of beds at this hospital are given over to the care of rheumatology and dermatology inpatients. In addition a specialist Parkinsons Disease clinic is held fortnightly.
The department of Care of the Elderly is part of the Division of Unscheduled Care. It is supported by two matrons (one for community hospitals and one for the acute Care of the Elderly wards).

Main duties of the post:

- Management of patients within the scope of the speciality (duties allocated by
Consultant medical staff)
- Supervision and care of emergencies whilst on duty.
- To co-ordinate the care of patients within the Team ensuring that all patients receive a daily review at the hospital.
- Undertaking outpatient clinics as required.
- To participate in the review of patients referred to the department (for either
consideration of transfer to community hospital or geriatric specialist medical advice).
- To participate in the acute middle grade on call rota at the hospital (currently 1 in 13 intensity – day and night shifts).

Contract type: Full time/Fixed term
Contract length: 12 months (minimum)
Salary scale: £31,614 – £47,647 per annum depending on experience plus up to 50% banding on the top of basic salary

- GMC registration with a licence to practice
- A minimum of 3 years of experience in Care of Elderly

If you are interested and wish to receive more information about the job then please click ‘apply’ or send your CV to: or call Agnieszka on 0203 096 4590 ext. 3532

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