Consultant Physicians in Clinical Gerontology

Location
Orpington (City/Town), London (Greater)
Salary
£80,075 - £107,204
Posted
12 Apr 2019
Closes
14 May 2019
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Geriatric medicine
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Posts March 2019

Substantive or Fixed Term Contracts Available

The Department of Clinical Gerontology at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH), a division of Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, is looking for enthusiastic and committed physicians with a passion for patient centred, fully integrated Gerontology care to join our friendly forward looking team.

The posts provide an exciting range of opportunities, from Acute Frailty to Community Outreach, Orthogeriatrics and Surgical Liaison. Applicants will have the choice of sub-specialty. This includes working across the Acute Frailty Unit on the PRUH site and the new Community Facing Frailty Wards at Orpington Hospital, Movement Disorder, Falls clinics and Dementia services. Other specialist areas of interest within Geriatrics are encouraged and can be discussed on application. The post holders will work closely with colleagues in ED, Acute Medicine and will be involved in the unselected GIM take.

There will be many opportunities to help develop clinical pathways within acute care as well as in the community including GP liaison systems and multidisciplinary team working to provide excellent patient-centred care. Additional PAs are available for educational, governance or lead roles.

The Princess Royal University Hospital and Orpington Hospital are close to Bromley and Orpington town centres which have fast rail links to central London (18-minute journey) in addition to being only 20 minutes’ drive from the M25. The leafy suburban location is a great place to live and work.

Applications for job sharing are welcome. We welcome informal visits.

For further details/informal visits contact: For further information or to arrange an informal visit/ discussion with the team please contact Nick Yard, Service Manager on 01689 865878 or email: nicholas.yar​d@nhs.net or contact Dr Sree Andole, Clinical Director for Post-Acute Medicine: 01689 865818, email: Sreeman.andole@nhs.net

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