Consultant in Elderly Medicine x3

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Posted
10 Jul 2017
Closes
03 Aug 2017
Ref
298-CON-410
Sector
Hospital
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Leeds Teaching Hospitals - The Leeds Way

St James’s University Hospital

Post 1: Consultant in Elderly Medicine with an interest in Acute Medicine. Post 2: Consultant in Elderly Medicine with an interest in Community Geriatrics. Post 3: Consultant in Elderly Medicine with an interest in Movement Disorders

The Department consists of 2 Short Stay Wards, 4 Older People’s Wards and 3 Discharge Wards. We are well supported with junior doctors and have a strong focus on multidisciplinary working with dedicated pharmacists, physiotherapists and the Early Discharge Team.

We are a large and dynamic department based at St James’s University Hospital, but also have input into the Orthopaedic Department at Leeds General Infirmary, as well as increasing input into new collaborative services with our community and primary care Partners. We are developing interface working with our Emergency Department colleagues and neighbourhood working with community teams to avoid unnecessary admissions and facilitate early discharge.

We are looking for staff interested in engaging and contributing to service changes that support safe and timely care for patients. 

For further details of this position and to apply on-line please click the apply button. If you have any queries, please contact Lynn Lindley on (0113) 2064895 or email LynnLindley@nhs.net Closing date: 3 August 2017.

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