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Consultant Geriatrician

Employer
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Walsall
Salary
Negotiable £84,559- £114,003 per annum (pro rata if part - time)
Closing date
3 Jun 2022

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Sector
Hospital, Geriatric medicine
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job summary

We are excited to be advertising for 2 Consultant position in Care of the Elderly with a speciality interest of Frailty and Community - 10 PAs.

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated Elderly Care Consultants to join our friendly and enthusiastic team. The successful candidate will join other substantive Consultants in providing the highest quality care possible for older patients in Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust.

We are proud to say that our hard working, talented and dynamic workforce is our greatest asset, which strives for excellence every day, providing quality care and support to those who use our services. If you are a dynamic, innovative, forward thinking clinician who would like to make a significant contribution to the Trust then you could become part of the team.

Main duties of the job

Walsall Healthcare is an integrated organisation aiming to meet patient needs by delivering services at the place of the patient's choice and with the provision of acute admission facilities.One aspect of this post will be to lead the Frailty and FES service both in hospital and the community.This new post has been established to support A&E/Medical Admissions and the Frail Elderly Pathway to assess the frail elderly patient presenting to the Manor Hospital.

About us

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust is a busy acute hospital providing the full range of services normally expected in a District General Hospital. We are an integrated organisation providing community and hospital services within the local health economy with a total income of just over £220 million. The Trust directly employs over 4000 staff making us one of the largest employers in Walsall.

Walsall Healthcare is an integrated organisation providing services from the newly built spectacular, light, airy, high-tech and ecologically-friendly building. The landmark development, in Pleck Road, heralds a new dawn for healthcare in the town and brings all of the hospital's services under one roof.

This new hospital comprises of State of the art Outpatient, diagnostic and treatment facilities for short stay cases whilst the upgraded older building provides emergency care for emergency patients.

Job description
Job responsibilities
Key Responsibilities

  1. To have a responsibility to provide a high quality clinical care to patients in Elderly Care and General Internal Medicine services and to continuously update practice based on evidence based medicine and audit.
  2. To provide advice to colleagues in other specialties on elderly patients with problems.
  3. To provide a comprehensive Out-patient service for elderly medicine for frailty band comprehensive geriatric assessment.
  4. Proactively engage with the multi-disciplinary team within Intermediate Care Services offering specialist advice and support as required.
  5. To provide support to the Primary Care Team (Frail and Elderly Pathway) for the management of patients in the community and Nursing homes.
  6. To support teaching and training of nurses, junior medical staff, medical students and to contribute to postgraduate medical education in general
  7. To undertake educational/clinical supervisor duties for junior doctors
  8. To support and encourage audit and research
  9. To actively participate in CPD and personal development plans.

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Closing date: 3rd June 2022.

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