Consultant in Elderly Medicine
Consultant in Elderly Medicine with an interest in POPS
(Perioperative Care for Older People having Surgery) and Orthogeriatrics
Applications are invited for a Consultant in Elderly Medicine. This is a substantive appointment and is a new post, based at Lister Hospital in Stevenage. The post comprises 10 programmed activities (PAs) and an on-call commitment.
This post is an exciting development for the Elderly Care department and further expands a team of 9 Substantive consultants to continue providing excellent care for older patients in the hospital. The Trust recognises that effective ways of caring for older patients throughout the hospital are required to provide excellent quality of care and for sustainability of the organisation.
Through service development and building on our current successful liaison service the team will expand to provide robust in-reach to surgery working closely with 2 other consultants and rotating to provide Orthogeriatrics as well as cover for some medical patients. There is a full junior team already in place and proposal to enhance the team further with specialist nurses. The department has a close working relationship with the trust management and CCG who have made significant investments over the past few years.
The Lister Hospital is located in Hertfordshire approximately 25 miles from North London. It has excellent access via the A1M and good rail links as well as being surrounded by many towns and villages with good access to schooling.
Applicants wishing to arrange an informal visit, please contact Dr C Rippingale, Consultant Physician and CD for Elderly Medicine/Dr E Lines, Consultant Physician and Deputy Divisional Chair for Medicine or Dr S Mathavakkannan, Divisional Chair for Medicine on 01438 314333 x4007.
For a full advert, job description and to apply please click the apply button. Ref 361-R2R1374-D and also submit a copy of your CV. Please ensure that you provide the names and addresses of 3 referees (covering the last 3 years), one of whom should be your current employer. Comprehensive information regarding the Trust and its services can be found at www.enherts-tr.nhs.uk
Closing date for completed applications will be 30th June 2019.