Consultant Physician in Elderly Medicine with an interest in Frailty/Interface Geriatrics

Location
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary
£77,913 to £105,042 per annum
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
05 Sep 2019
Ref
361-R2R-1536
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Geriatric medicine
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Consultant in Elderly Medicine. This is a substantive appointment to start as soon as possible based at Lister Hospital in Stevenage. The post comprises 10 programmed activities (PAs) and an on-call commitment.

This is an excellent opportunity within the Elderly Care department at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust.

The elderly care department has expanded in recent years and works very closely with hospital management and the CCG in developing our services.

We have an active and enthusiastic department with several sub-specialty interests contributing to the care of older patients as well as general medical patients in the hospital. The successful candidate will join a team who are committed to offering excellent quality care for older people and highly motivated in the provision of on-going service improvement.

Our successful Frailty Service was established 3 years ago with funding from our CCG who have been committed to developing closer working between the community and secondary care. The service has expanded to include 3 consultants, a full junior team and specialty nurses supporting front door and in-patient work.

Through ongoing work with the CCG and STP there are plans to further develop community pathways and care for older people in our area.

The Lister Hospital is based in Hertfordshire with many attractive areas to live and provides an excellent choice of schooling.

Applicants must be on the Specialist Register, or be within 6 months of doing so, at the time of interview. Applications from those wishing to work part-time or job share are welcomed.

For a full advert, job description and to apply please click the apply button.  Please 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: 5th September 2019.

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