Consultant Acute Physician
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.
Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialties. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.
The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.
The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.
Acute Medicine at Southport is one of the region’s fastest expanding Acute Medical Units with a number of Acute Physicians having complementary sub-specialty interests. The Acute team has responsibility for the running of the Emergency Assessment Unit (22 beds), the purpose built Ambulatory Care Unit (including 'hot' clinics), and the management of 14 beds on the Short Stay Unit.
A successful business case has been approved creating 5 additional consultant posts to join our dynamic and forward thinking team to expand our ambulatory service to meet the needs of our population. The clinical team are supported by Nurse Consultants, junior medics, and is currently in the process of expanding with ANPs and nursing support team.
There has been considerable investment in the emergency clinical areas with a brand new front door to ED, a Clinical Decisions Unit and a Surgical Assessment Unit all having been completed in 2018/19.
All clinical sessions will be worked on the Southport District General Hospital site. The Trust has been able to support candidates with a sub-specialty interest (including Rheumatology, Frailty and Diabetes).
All applicants must be either on the GMC Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining their CCT award at the time of interview.
Closing Date: 28th February 2019. Shortlisting Date: W/C 4th March 2019. Interview Date: 27th March 2019
For further details please contact: Dr D Snow - Associate Medical Director, Medicine, Tel 01704 704123 Dr A Ahmed - Clinical Director Medicine/ Acute Physician, Tel 01704 704159 Dr H Gibson - Clinical Lead Acute Medicine Tel 01704 704159
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