Consultant Elderly Care Physician

Location
Swansea (Abertawe)
Salary
£79,957 - £103,806
Posted
23 Sep 2020
Closes
15 Oct 2020
Ref
130-MDU9649S
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent

Applications are invited for of Consultants in Geriatric Medicine (two posts) at Morriston Hospital, Swansea.

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic, creative and dynamic Physicians with a commitment to service innovation, development and improvement in Geriatric Medicine.

The post holders will contribute to the operation of the acute Older Peoples Assessment Service which has been successful in improving the care delivered to frail elderly patients admitted to hospital. This service provides early comprehensive geriatric assessment at the front door in close collaboration with members of the multidisciplinary team. Specialty interests in developing our Surgical liaison and Orthogeriatric services are also considered.

The post-holder will have responsibility for acute inpatients, general internal medicine on-calls and will deliver a combination of daily ward and board rounds in an elderly care/ medical ward.

Swansea Bay University Health Board is one of the largest health providers in the UK, advancing clinical excellence and driving forward clinical research.  The Health Board is responsible for the health of over 500,000 people. We have a budget of over £1 billion, and employ 16,000 staff. As a Health Board in Wales, we provide integrated care for our patients.  We deliver tertiary, acute, intermediate, mental health, community and primary care services to people in Swansea, Bridgend, Neath Port Talbot and beyond.

Applications are invited for of Consultants in Geriatric Medicine (two posts) at Morriston Hospital, Swansea.

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic, creative and dynamic Physicians with a commitment to service innovation, development and improvement in Geriatric Medicine.

The post holders will contribute to the operation of the acute Older Peoples Assessment Service which has been successful in improving the care delivered to frail elderly patients admitted to hospital. This service provides early comprehensive geriatric assessment at the front door in close collaboration with members of the multidisciplinary team. Specialty interests in developing our Surgical liaison and Orthogeriatric services are also considered.

The post-holder will have responsibility for acute inpatients, general internal medicine on-calls and will deliver a combination of daily ward and board rounds in an elderly care/ medical ward.

Swansea Bay University Health Board is one of the largest health providers in the UK, advancing clinical excellence and driving forward clinical research.  The Health Board is responsible for the health of over 500,000 people. We have a budget of over £1 billion, and employ 16,000 staff. As a Health Board in Wales, we provide integrated care for our patients.  We deliver tertiary, acute, intermediate, mental health, community and primary care services to people in Swansea, Bridgend, Neath Port Talbot and beyond.

Name: Dr Manju Krishnan

Clinical Director of Medicine

Email: Manju.Krishnan@wales.nhs.uk

Telephone: 01792 702222 ext 33614  

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