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Consultant Acute Care Physician

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Morriston Hospital, Swansea
£82,356 - £106,920 per annum
Closing date
15 Feb 2022

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Hospital, Acute internal medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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Applications are invited for Acute Care Physician Consultant with subspecialty interest of your own choice at Morriston Hospital, Swansea.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative and dynamic Physician with a commitment to service development and improvement in Acute Medicine.

The post holder(s) will join the existing team of 8 Acute Physicians contributing to the acute medical take along with the wider team of general internal medicine (GIM) consultants.

The acute medical workforce is currently being expanded to meet the service redesign changes. The post holder will be expected to contribute to the running of the acute medical assessment unit, ambulatory emergency care clinics along with specialty sessions of their choice.

The post holder will also be required to participate in the GIM on call rota (1 in 20) and will have responsibility for post on-call ward rounds. This will be a 10 session job plan (7 DCC; 3 SPA) as per the Welsh Consultant contract.

A substantial capital build is currently being developed for an Acute Hub at Morriston Hospital along with a single medical intake as part of the Health Board's "Future Operating Model" and "Acute Medical Services Redesign" programmes. Working towards extended working days (7am - 7pm , 7 days per week) in Acute Medicine, by bolstering the Acute medical workforce in supporting Ambulatory Emergency Care and Emergency Department services, with an aim to treating and discharging acute patients in 36-72 hours

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 a comprehensive care extending from highly specialised regional services to primary, community and mental health service for people in Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and beyond.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Kusuma Boregowda

Clinical Lead for Acute Medicine

Email address

Telephone number

01792 702222

Additional contact information

Mrs. Fiona Hughes

Associate Service Group Director

Dr Manju Krishnan

Clinical Director for Medicine

01792 703614

BMJ Ref: BMJ-60529/130-MSG9730S-A

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