Consultant Physicians in Acute Medicine
Associated University (UCL) NHS Provider Trust
Consultant Physicians in Acute Medicine (Acute Physicians)
We are seeking 1 Consultant in Acute Medicine to be part of an already established Consultant team as we continue to expand the role of this specialist team in leading acute medicine and ambulatory care within the Trust. The post is additional posts increasing the team to 7 Consultants in Acute Medicine. The post is full time (10 or 11 PAs).
The post will be based at Watford General Hospital. Watford General Hospital is the main acute hospital for West Hertfordshire, providing for all emergency admissions for a population of approximately 500,000. Medical patients are admitted via ED and from GP referrals The Acute Medicine team are responsible for a 5-bay Medical Assessment Unit, a 60-bed assessment and short stay Acute Admissions Unit and the Ambulatory Care Service. There is good multi-disciplinary working within the specialty and close working with the Emergency Medical team and other medical specialties. Candidates who wish to work some sessions in another medical specialty will be considered – Acute Medicine will be the majority of a consultant’s clinical work.
The consultant team are supported by Specialty doctors, doctors in training (ACCS and Foundation programme), Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Physicians Assistants. There is an active training and audit programme in the department. We are an Associated University Hospital active in the education of undergraduate students.
Watford is 18 miles or 15 minutes by fast train from London and all its attractions, academic and otherwise. Watford is a thriving town with good retail, educational and leisure facilities, and is on the edge of attractive countryside in the Chilterns.
For further information please contact: Dr Mohan Thapa, Clinical Director Acute Medicine on 01923 436683 or email: Mohan.Thapa@whht.nhs.uk
Applications are on-line via the apply click button.
Closing date for applications is 27th May 2019
Interview Date: 11th June 2019
Applications after this date will not be considered.