Consultant in Elderly Medicine

Location
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary
£76,761 to £103,490 per annum
Posted
05 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
361-R2R1374-E
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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 is an excellent opportunity within the Elderly Medicine department at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust. 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. Newly appointed consultants will be supported by a mentor and have opportunities to develop skills within management and education.

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 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: 25th September 2019.

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