Specialty Doctor Geriatric Medicine
- £51,000 - £80,000
- North West
This amazing hospital has recently started actioning long-term plans to expand their Geriatric Medicine department, as a result they are looking for a new Specialty Doctor to join their team. As a Specialty Doctor in Geriatric Medicine, you will play a vital role in the diagnosis, treatment and management of elderly patients who will typically present a range of complex issues and challenges.
Geriatric Medicine presents some interesting and unique challenges as elderly patients usually present a variety of medical conditions covering multiple disciplines. If you’re looking to work as part of a growing specialty with a dynamic workload where no day is the same, this is the right post for you. This role also suits doctors who are looking to get their Medicine core competencies signed off to advance into the training system later on. This post will also suit doctors who’s long-term ambition is to become a Consultant in Geriatric Medicine.
You will be expected to diagnose, treat and manage elderly patients who present a variety of medical conditions.
Participate in the on call rota as required.
You will have to participate in multi-disciplinary meetings to ensure patients are provided with a high level of care.
Take part in clinical audits, quality improvement projects and research opportunities taking place at the hospital.
Teach and supervise junior doctors, medical students and nurses on a regular basis.
Stay up to date with regards to clinical skills and knowledge with appropriate CPD. You will be entitled to a period of study leave to help you fulfil this duty.
You will be based at a small university teaching hospital in the north west of England. It provides a range of services including emergency services, surgery, maternity care, and outpatient care services. The hospital has a reputation for being a supportive and friendly place to work. There is a strong focus on staff well-being here, lead clinicians are keen to give the departments a family-like feeling as a place to work. The hospital has undergone significant redevelopment in recent years, you’ll be able to make use of modern equipment and facilities which should ensure your work is easier and more comfortable than it would be in most other hospitals.
The hospital is keen to support doctors reach their own personal development targets. A full range of support services are on offer here to help you develop your career. The Trust has a fantastic track record for helping doctors progress into the training system or achieve CCT through CESR.
You’ll be based in a town in the North West of England. It has a reputation for being a friendly and welcoming place to live with a strong sense of community. As you’re in the north west you’ll have the advantage of living in an area with some of the lowest rental prices in the country. Manchester and Liverpool are both within an hour’s journey wither by car or public transport. The beautiful scenery of the Lake District is close by for any weekend or outdoor trips.
To apply for this position, you will need the following:
- GMC registration complete or in process
- MRCP or equivalent postgraduate qualification e.g. USMLE, PLAB, Sri Lankan MD
- IELTS or OET complete
- Two years of Registrar experience overseas or in the UK
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 o