Consultant in Acute Medicine x2

Whiston, Prescot
26 Apr 2018
23 May 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

10PA’s x 2 posts

Following recent successful recruitment, these new appointments afford an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly developing and expanding Acute Medicine Team.

There are plenty of good reasons to choose our trust: we are the BEST place to work in the NHS (NHS Staff Survey 2017), “One of the BEST performing Trusts in the country” (Chief Inspector of Hospitals, 2016) as well as ranked in the top 100 places to work by the HSJ. We are also proud to be awarded Best Patient Experience in the NHS by CHKS and more recently the CQC rated our care as Outstanding. You’ll be glad you chose to join our team.

The Acute Medicine Service currently has eight Consultants supported a large junior medical team as well as a team of 6 Advanced Nurse Practitioners.

The posts offer 10 programmed activities with additional programmed activities available on agreement. The new appointees would be expected to complement the existing services which provide rapid and high quality senior assessment and management for patients referred to the Medical Team from the Emergency Department or by their GP.

The Acute Medical Unit consists of 48 beds with a 4 bedded area for Enhanced Care provision for patients, with an enhanced nurse-patient ratio. There is also a co-located 8 cubicles and 6 trolley assessment area for Assessment as well as provision of Ambulatory Emergency Care. We also provide follow up for patients in the AMU Outpatient Clinic.

The Trust and Acute Medicine Team are committed to education and training. We are consistently highly rated in all domains of the GMC Annual Trainee Survey. There is a well-developed teaching/training programme with excellent postgraduate facilities.

Whiston Hospital is a newly-built District General Hospital serving a population of about 350,000 covering St Helens and parts of South and East Liverpool and North Cheshire. The Hospital is situated close to the M62 motorway between Liverpool and Warrington.

Applicants must hold or be within 6 months of receiving CCT in Acute or General Internal Medicine from the date of the interview.

For further information please contact Dr Ragit Varia, Clinical Director for Acute Medicine on 0151 426 1600 (Extension 1148).

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure with barred list for vulnerable adults. To apply for this post, please click the apply button. Shortlisting Date: W/C 28th May 2018. Closing Date: 23rd May 2018.