Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
10 Jul 2017
28 Jul 2017
Geriatric medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead.

This post has been created both to enhance care on one of the general elderly medicine wards and to support the development of an acute ‘interface’ geriatric service. The contract for this post would be for 10 programmed activities (PAs) per week, with an additional 0.71 PAs/week available for elderly care weekend working. An applicant who wishes to work less than full time would also be considered for the post.

The appointee would join a well-established elderly care service and work alongside two stroke physicians and eight established geriatricians whose interests include stroke medicine, falls and syncope, Parkinson’s disease, osteoporosis, rehabilitation & community geriatrics, mental health in the elderly and palliative care.

The post is tenable on a whole time or part time basis and the pay and terms and conditions of service for this post are subject to the Whitley Council Terms and Conditions of Service – Consultants (England 2003).

For further information please refer to the job description and person specification.

Informal enquiries may be made by contacting Dr R.J. Athey (Tel 0191 4453844) or Dr V Marrison (0191 445 3845), Consultant Geriatricians.

Application forms and job descriptions are available by clicking the Apply button

Closing Date: 28th July 2017