Consultant in Geriatric and General Internal Medicine

5 days left

Location
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Posted
21 Sep 2017
Closes
22 Oct 2017
Ref
321-S5-1184-MZ
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Consultant in Geriatric and General Internal Medicine with special interest in Perioperative Medicine

Applications are invited for a consultant post in Geratology and Acute General Medicine (AGM) with a special interest in Perioperative medicine.

This post is key in the further development of our surgical liaison and
perioperative medicine services. We already have embedded geriatricians/physicians on the trauma unit and the acute surgical emergency
unit. The trauma and acute surgical emergency units are also supported by
specialist trainees in Geriatric Medicine. We are looking to strengthen our input into these areas as well as expanding into other surgical disciplines (such as neurosurgery and vascular surgery).

The successful candidate will be expected to help direct complex decision
making around acute illness with respect to urgent surgery, post-operative
management and rehabilitation. They will be supported by the existing
consultants working in these areas. Enthusiasm for acute and internal medicine is a key requirement together with skills in management of frail older patients on surgical wards.

The Trust has recently been awarded £10 million from NHS Digital as one of 12 Trusts on a fast track to becoming paperless. This Directorate has been at the forefront of this change having led the e-prescribing rollout. New colleagues are expected to support this ongoing work; training will be provided.

The appointment is based on a full-time 10PA job-plan. Applications are welcome from those who wish to job share or combine clinical work with research.

Geratology in Oxford offers acute and community services, innovative outpatients and ambulatory services for older people. This is a great time to join our team in Oxford and become part of a consultant workforce with a reputation for excellence and collaboration. We are seeking enthusiastic colleagues who are skilled in acute care and can interface with other specialties and influence others to deliver better care for older people.

We work in a flexible modular way that allows the opportunity for on-going
consultant career development. Oxford is a beautiful historic city with much to offer. We have excellent schools and fabulous links to London and major
airports.

For further information, please contact Dr Ku Shah, Consultant via email
ku.shah@ouh.nhs.uk

For more information and to apply for this position, please click the Apply button

Closing Date: 22 October 2017.

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