Consultant Acute Medicine

2018
  • £99,532 - £131,964
  • North West
  • Fixed

This wonderful Trust are looking for a Consultant in Acute Medicine as part of the department’s plan to become a ‘gold-standard’ rated acute service. The post will suit doctors who are passionate about diagnostic accuracy, are motivated to partake in an acute service and can make sound clinical decisions. As a Consultant, you will be expected to act as a senior decision maker, being able to work in acute medicine independently will be paramount. Alongside your clinical duties you will be expected to teach and manage junior doctors and medical students. The department is staffed by a friendly team of doctors who have proven very welcoming of IMGs in the past. 

Main Duties: 

The appointment will be for 10 programmed activity sessions which will be divided into 8 PAs as Direct Clinical Care, 1.5 SPAs and 0.5 PAs as admin time.

You will have hands-on involvement with medical admissions to the Acute Medicine Unit, focusing on timely assessment, management and discharge.

As a senior member of the team you will supervise junior doctors, ANPs & nurse consultants seeing patients in our medical SDEC & on AMU. You will also be expected to teach and train medical students from the local medical school.

There is no commitment to the general physician on call rota (though this can be negotiated if required).

You’ll be encouraged to pursue a special interest as part of your SPA hours.

It is expected that you will participate in research involving the acute medicine department.

You will be required to maintain and develop your clinical skills through continued professional development.

The Hospital:

The hospital is a medium-sized university teaching hospital with a full range of services within medicine. The Acute Medicine Unit prides itself as a Centre of Diagnostic Excellence. The department are lovely to work with and have proven exceptionally welcoming of international doctors. Doctors tend to stay for years here, a large part of that is due to the friendly, family-like atmosphere within department. Patients are managed effectively and efficiently. This is due in large part to the ethos of the team – one team one family. 

The location:

The hospital is based in a medium-sized city in the north west of England. The city is famed for its excellent education institutions: there are multiple state grammar schools here, the city also has two well-rated universities. The local area surrounding the hospital has some of the lowest housing prices across England. You’re also within easy reach of larger cities like Manchester and Liverpool for leisure and transport. The city is a short drive away from the Lake District which is one the most beautiful areas of the UK, its full of mountains and lakes and proves very popular during the summer months. 

Requirements:

To apply for this position, you will need the following:

  • GMC registration complete or in process
  • Within 6 months of specialist registration through CESR or CCT
  • Previous experience of working independently within an acute medical setting 

The following are preferred but not essential: 

  • Full MRCP 
  • SCE Acute Medicine 

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next role with BDI Resourcing, you’ll have the full support of an expert recruitment team who will assist, as standard, with:

  • CV Preparation using our recognised bespoke guidance
  • Application support with expert knowledge of specialisms, NHS and local support
  • Video based Interview Preparation using specific example questions according to job role
  • Contract and offer negotiations for salary, relocation packages, tenure and more

Once you have accepted your new role, you’ll then be met by one of our dedicated relocation executives who will guide you through all the way to starting to your new role including:

  • Document gathering and checking
  • COS and Visa Application support if applicable
  • Short- and long-term accommodation sourcing
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Family support for finding schools and any other aspects of pastoral care

How to Apply

To apply for this role, simply send your CV through to apply@bdiresourcing.com and one of our specialist medicine team can pick it up. If you have any questions or would like to know more, please email your queries through to the same address and one of our team will be in touch.

Olivia Loizides Team Leader

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