Consultant in Palliative Medicine

Location
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Salary
£76761 - £103,490 dependent on experience
Posted
09 Mar 2018
Closes
09 Apr 2018
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent

10 PAs + on-call (part time/job share considered) 

This is an exciting opportunity for a Consultant to join us in providing palliative care to patients with life limiting illnesses in NW Hertfordshire.
The post is based at the Hospice of St Francis (HoSF) and the postholder will carry responsibility for delivering care across inpatient, outpatient and community settings, working with our doctors and multidisciplinary team. HoSF has a 14 bedded inpatient unit, a thriving outpatient service and an experienced community nursing team.

We aim to provide first class palliative care to all who need it through direct care, teaching and working closely with hospital and primary care teams. Our team has par-ticular interests in the palliative care of respiratory and heart disease and would like to extend our role to support the frail elderly. HoSF is research active and our research group supports individual and collaborative research. 

This post is a replacement post and represents an opportunity to work in a purpose built building in the countryside of West Hertfordshire.

Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register for Palliative Medicine or a related specialty or within 3 months of CCST. 

Further information is available at www.stfrancis.org.uk For an informal discussion contact Dr Sharon Chadwick, Medical Director on 01442 869551.

Closing date for applications is 9th April 2018.

You can apply by downloading an application pack online at www.stfrancis.org.uk
 

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