If you're interested in being a Consultant in Geriatric Medicine, this is an exciting chance. Geriatric medicine is a subspecialty of general internal medicine, and it is often a very accessible way for international doctors with a wide range of experience in general medicine to join the NHS. This post is perfect for experienced doctors with a special interest in ensuring the best care for elderly patients.
- Provide comprehensive geriatric assessment for frail and elderly patients.
- Lead daily ward rounds and outpatient clinics.
- Participate in the on-call rota, as required.
- Engage in the development and provision of orthogeriatric services and perioperative medicine for elderly patients.
- Participate in the education and supervision of junior doctors, medical staffing, and specialist nurses.
- Take part in research, medical audits, and continued professional development.
- Join in multidisciplinary meetings with consultants in other specialties.
This is a 350-bedded hospital, which provides service to the population of Southwest Scotland. There are a wide range of specialties covered within the hospital, including palliative care, acute rehabilitation, neurology, cardiology, infectious diseases, and diabetes and endocrinology, amongst others. Within the department of Elderly Care, you will have the opportunity to work in Stroke, Movement Disorders, Falls, Orthogeriatric and Rehabilitation Medicine services. The Acute Stroke Unit within the hospital provides care to stroke patients of all ages, and stroke rehabilitation is largely managed by the Geriatric Medicine team. You will also liaise with the community hospitals that work with the Trust, to ensure the holistic care of your elderly patients. The Division of Medicine also contributes to the education programmes of undergraduate and junior doctors, so you will have the opportunity to participate in the teaching of the next generation of staff.
The city in which this Trust is based in is located on the northeast coast of Scotland, and it is the largest city in the county. With a population of over 45,000 people, the city has easy access to high hills, mountains, beaches, and lakes, proving to be a great place to live for those who love to be amongst nature. Within Scotland, there many beautiful castles to explore, all filled with their own history and culture. There are primary schools, secondary schools, and colleges within the city, making it a great place for families with children in school. There are also good transport links, as the closest airport is less than an hour away. This means you can travel to other parts of the UK with ease and visit friends and family overseas.
To apply for this position, you will need the following:
- Full MRCP
- GMC license
- Experience in general/geriatric 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.