Specialty Doctor x 5 in Acute and General Medicine

Recruiter
NHS Highland
Location
Raigmore, Inverness
Salary
£40,842 - £76,161 per annum
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
10 Oct 2019
Career Level
Specialty doctor
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NHS HIGHLAND
RAIGMORE HOSPITAL, INVERNESS
5 x SPECIALTY DOCTOR POSTS IN ACUTE AND GENERAL MEDICINE
WITH AREA OF SPECIALIST INTEREST (CANDIDATE SPECIFIC)


Support will be given for attainment of CESR if so desired
10 PA’s per week (40 hours) including out of hours commitment
Permanent posts (5 newly created posts to be appointed to over a 2yr period)
Fixed term for one year will also be considered


Applications are invited for these new posts in acute general medicine (including Medical High Dependency Unit). During the first year of appointment you will work across acute general medicine and various speciality medical wards, as well as having involvement in specialist outpatient clinics and procedural clinics. You will have the opportunity to identify an area of specialty interest in one of the following areas - Respiratory, Gastroenterology, Renal, Diabetes, General Medicine. As individuals are appointed to these roles, these areas of specialty interest will be allocated accordingly.
You will work across acute medicine and general medical ward at middle grade level. You will have the opportunity to manage a range of acute medical problems and to develop your clinical leadership within these areas. You will have the opportunity to develop clinical skills aligned with acute medicine and to practice them regularly. You will be expected to manage patients as a senior decision maker under the guidance of a consultant physician. There is also the opportunity to participate in a range of speciality out-patient clinics.
In addition to clinical management we would expect you to develop other roles in the department, such as quality improvement or service development.
Applicants must have full GMC registration with a licence to practice and experience of hospital medicine.
Informal enquiries will be welcomed by Dr D Scott, Consultant Physician in Acute medicine (duncan.scott2@nhs.net) 01463 706321 or Dr W Rutherford, Consultant Physician in Acute and Stroke medicine (01463 706321)
Job Packs are available via https://jobs.scot.nhs.uk/ or by contacting laura.rodgers@nhs.net. Please quote reference MS15.19.48. Completed applications must be returned to laura.rodgers@nhs.net no later than the closing date shown.
Closing date for completed applications – 10 October 2019