Consultant Physician in Acute Medicine with specialty interest

Location
Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
Salary
£77,913 - £105,042
Posted
08 Aug 2019
Closes
04 Sep 2019
Sector
Hospital
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Trust has an exciting opportunity for a Consultant Physician in Acute Medicine with Specialty Interest, based at the Bristol Royal Infirmary.  This is a new post designed to give a flexible job plan working with the acute medical team and the specialty team of choice for a successful applicant. 

The trust is committed to develop its acute medical services, and we have made major investments and model of care recently. There is a three year commitment to further expansion and investment in acute services. The acute medical team work closely with the emergency department, frailty service and other specialty teams and the successful acute physician will join a highly motivated team in continuing to provide high quality care.  The post holder will also work with our expanding team developing Same Day Emergency Care services at the Bristol Royal Infirmary. Their job plan would be negotiated to include their sub-specialty interest, including but not limited to Stroke, Respiratory, Gastroenterology and Care of the Elderly. They will have a rare opportunity to influence and shape future services and models of care.

The Bristol Royal Infirmary (BRI) is a major University Hospital and the new consultants will be committed to delivering excellent teaching and training. The BRI is situated in the city centre, co-located with the regional centres for Paediatrics, Dental Services, Ophthalmology, Oncology, Head and Neck Surgery, Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology and is adjacent to maternity service and the University of Bristol.

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust is a CQC rated Outstanding Trust which is committed to high quality safe care. It employs over 9000 people with an annual operating budget of nearly £700 Million.

Bristol is a beautiful and vibrant city bursting with entertainment, arts, culture, food and diversity. It offers a very high standard of living with excellent schools and housing.  It has good transport links with easy access to London, the wider South West, the Midlands and Wales. Outside the city there are fantastic opportunities for outdoor pursuits on the coast of Devon, Cornwall and Wales and the Brecon Mountains and the Cotswolds.

Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register or within 6 months of their CCT.

Date for Interview:  TBC

Candidates should note that an acknowledgement of application will be sent and, if successful in being shortlisted, an invitation to attend interview will be sent.  Candidates not shortlisted will be notified by letter.

We would welcome an opportunity to discuss your future career in Bristol. Candidates who would like to discuss this post further or visit the hospital informally can contact: Dr Paul Reavley on Paul.Reavley​@uhbristol.nhs.uk

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