Consultant in Community Geriatrics
Are you a consultant with a strong interest in Community Care of the Elderly, Acute Frailty, Dementia, Palliative Care? Are you an energetic person who has a clear vision of the future direction of clinical services, an interest in quality improvement and clinical governance?
This exciting new role will support our ongoing comprehensive reconfiguration of services for unscheduled care which involves further development of our Community Hospitals.
This is an RCP approved post
Main Duties of the Role
Community Hospitals services operate throughout four sites of the Trust with the step down and rehabilitation wards on all four sites at Gainsborough, Louth, Skegness and Spalding. The directorate is currently in the process of developing and strengthening its stroke and frailty pathways, ensuring patients are provided with great care, close to home.
The community division has intermediate care beds on our four hospital sites and are looking to strengthen links with Integrated Neighbourhood teams.
Applicants should hold full registration with the General Medical Council.
Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS) provides community health services for one of the largest healthcare communities in the country, covering an area of 2,350 square miles and a population of 714,000.
Our dedicated teams supported us to achieve an overall Outstanding rating in our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection in September 2018.
Why work and live in Lincolnshire? It is a wonderfully diverse place to live; a thriving University City at its heart, a relaxing way of life with the rolling hills of the Wolds, the wildlife of the fens, and a 30 mile stretch of beautiful sand along our East coast. Lincolnshire boasts an affordable lifestyle, being the 13th cheapest average house prices across England and Wales. With the mix of heritage and modern developments, Lincolnshire is a great place to see exciting and fun opportunities for all members of the family.
Please see the job description for further details about our working with our fantastic team. Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to get in touch to discuss how you could be part of our future plans.
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