Consultant Physician General Internal Medicine

Location
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Posted
28 Jan 2021
Closes
14 Feb 2021
Ref
416-CONS050
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

www.bedfordshirehospitals.nhs.uk

Applications are invited from suitably qualifi ed individuals for the substantive post of Consultant Physician General Internal Medicine at Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust working on the Bedford Site.

You will join our rapid evolving and exciting general medical service at Bedford Hospital which is part of the newly merged Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Innovation in the delivery of general medical care is a key requirement of this role.

This post will cover the general medical patients from 8:30 – 17:00 hours.

The appointee will work with other colleagues to provide general medical input. He/she will support in providing timely patient review and clinical decision making to support their care, and work on reducing their length of stay as appropriate. They will participate in an integrated on call rota with colleagues in General Medicine and Care of the Elderly medicine to provide cover for acute medicine; this is currently on a 1 in 13 basis but is likely to change in line with 7 day working.

The appointee will provide a high quality, effi cient, patient focussed and Consultant led acute and general medicine service. He/She will also support in providing a review of early discharged patients in our dedicated AAU clinics to ensure appropriate patient follow up and safety. We will consider a medical special interest which may complement the needs of the department and who may also have a special interest in another area. If a candidate wished to devote themselves solely to Acute Medicine this would also be welcomed. We are restructuring the service to provide maximum Consultant shop fl oor presence to facilitate early patient reviews and early senior clinical decisions.

To arrange a visit please contact Marlyse Dieuguie-Djontu, Consultant Acute Medicine on 01234 355122 ext: 2168 Marlyse.Dieuguie-Djontu@bedfordhospital.nhs.uk or Dr R Kumar, Clinical Director on 01234 355122 ext: 4022 Rajeev.Kumar@bedfordhopsital.nhs.uk

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Closing Date: 14.02.21
Interview Date: 08.03.21

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