Consultant in Acute Medicine

Truro, Cornwall
£76,761 to £103,490
18 May 2017
18 Jun 2017
Career Level

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant in Acute Medicine at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro.

An exciting opportunity has opened up to join the dynamic Acute Medicine team at Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Trust who are actively seeking to review and develop their services in line with the changing demand. We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague who will join a team of 9 Consultants in developing and delivering acute medical services. 

The team promote best practice in the management of emergency medical admissions, discharges and admission avoidance. 

The post is for 10 basic Programmed Activities (PAs). There is an opportunity for you to pursue a special interest within other medical specialties.

The department is actively involved in the delivery of the education programme of the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry (PCMD) and this post will be part of this provision. Consideration will be given to a suitable applicant being awarded a senior honorary academic title with the PCMD. 

Subject to academic performance, a joint academic/clinical appointment might be possible in the future.

For new consultants, the job plan for this post will include 2.5 SPAs for the first year.

Applicants are required to be on the GMC Specialist Register, or within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / EU equivalent certification at the time of interview.  Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

To apply for this role and to view further information please click the apply  button.

Informal enquiries regarding this post or to arrange a visit to come and meet the team, please contact Dr David Friedericksen, Specialty lead for Acute Medicine on 01872 252516.

The Royal Cornwall Hospital is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Closing date: 18th June 2017

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