We are looking for a new colleague to expand our forward thinking and friendly consultant team in Acute Medicine. We are a flexible specialty. We want to provide a model for working that keeps people motivated and engaged long term while ensuring a good work life balance. We are open to applications from candidates wanting part time, flexible / annualised contracts.
We are committed to continuous service improvement across all areas of the service for the benefit of patients. Applications are welcomed from candidates with qualifications / interests in teaching, education, research, patient safety, quality improvement and management.
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Candidates should want Acute Medicine as their primary commitment but applications from candidates wanting to continue clinical interests in other medical specialties are very welcome.
Relocation Allowance of up to £6k may be available.
Our Acute Medicine department is based on the Queen’s Medical Centre campus. An ambitious and innovative modernisation programme is well underway but there are opportunities for new colleagues to get involved and to influence the shape of our service going forward. Our vision is a senior-led, front door service working across traditional boundaries and in partnership with colleagues in ED, Critical Care, medical specialties, and Primary Care.
The successful candidate will work across all areas of the service –Acute Medicine Receiving Area (20 beds and recliners), Assessment Unit (currently 54 beds), Level 1 (12 monitored beds) and Telephone Triage. Consultants are on site 7 days until 22.00 and are well supported by a superb nursing team plus around 45 junior doctors. We are embracing alternative workforce models with a growing team of ACPs, Physician Associates and prescribing pharmacists.
Acute Medicine has 86 beds across three ward areas. We have one of the busiest acute medical takes in the country, taking an average of 110 patients per day. Approximately 60% of patients are referred from the Emergency Department (ED) and 40% from Primary Care.
NUH has a national and international reputation for high quality patient care and research, education and innovation. We have strong links to local universities. This allows for the provision of excellent training and education for students, as well as being a major research organisation.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits including:
- Access to Staff Wellbeing programme including free 24 hour advice and emotional support service, financial advice service, staff physiotherapy and staff support networks
- On site day nursery
- Amazon parcel collection points
- Secure cycle facilities
- Consultant car park on the QMC campus
- Spiritual and Pastoral Care Services
- Salary sacrifice schemes
- Cycle to work and travel passes