Interface Consultant Geriatrician
An amazing opportunity has arisen within the Emergency & Medicine Division of North West Anglia Foundation Trust, for the ideal candidate to be part of the Geriatric/ Medicine for Older People service specialising in Acute Frailty.
This post in time will develop into a cross site position however, primarily based at Peterborough City Hospital services are currently reflected cross site and may require flexibility of working whilst supporting all teams within the Clinical Business Unit.
Main duties of the job
This is an exciting opportunity to work in the interface between primary and secondary care managing frail older people. We are looking for a team player who can embrace new ways of working and take an active lead in the development of Older Persons Services. Applicants wishing to work part time will be considered
We are delighted that you are interested in a role at North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust. It is an exciting time for the Trust as we grow along with the 700,000 population we serve.
Now as a larger Trust, we offer an exciting expansion of opportunities to new applicants across three hospitals. We are a busy Trust, with just over 6,000 staff and a 450-strong team of volunteers helping patients and visitors.
We continuously strive to ensure our patients receive the right care, first time, every time.
As for living in the area, there is a wealth of choice with city living, small towns and villages all within reasonable commute to the hospitals. There are excellent schools and a wide variety of social and leisure activities to choose from.
So if you are looking to develop your career and want to do so in an environment which is challenging and growing we would encourage you to look further into a future with NWAngliaFT.
Maintenance and development of Medicine for Older People services within the Trust to the highest standard.
To share with multidisciplinary colleagues the responsibility of delivering high quality care in Geriatric Medicine in community and inpatient settings.
Teaching and training of junior staff, medical students, nurses and other professionals allied to medicine.
To actively participate in both departmental and Trust matters concerning Clinical Governance and Audit.
To have responsibility for ensuring active participation in continuing medical education (CME) and commitment to revalidation.
- Qualifications MB ChB/MBBS or equivalent
- MRCP membership
- Extensive training and experience in General internal medicine as well as Geriatric medicine
- Higher qualification (e.g. MD, PhD)
- Evidence of ability to pursue independent research
- Evidence of successful implementation of new working patterns/methods