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Consultant Acute Physician

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum
Closing date
15 Jun 2022

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Hospital, Acute internal medicine
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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The Department of Acute Medicine at Peterborough City Hospital is looking to recruit four Consultant Acute Physicians.

The post holders will work across our Acute Medicine department on the Medical Assessment Unit (MAU), the Medical Short Stay Unit (Current Ward A3) and the Ambulatory Care Unit (ACU).

We are looking for Newly Qualified Consultants or established Consultants wanting a new challenge who have a passion for acute medicine.

Main duties of the job

Provide a high quality, safe and compassionate care, to the acutely ill medical patients admitted to our hospital, and provide them the best possible experience during their admission.

Active participation in Trust Clinical Governance activities, including audit, mortality review, and appraisal process. The appointee will ensure data collection and processing undertaken is consistently accurate and timely and complies with the Trust Data Quality Policy and Information Governance procedures.

Teaching & training and supervision of doctors in order to promote a positive and supportive atmosphere.

Responsible to keep a record of Continuous professional development (CPD), including Trust Mandatory training process.

Undertake activities, defined and agreed in Job plan, using the adequate leadership skills to contribute for the achievement of the Trust and Department goals.

About us

There has never been a better time to join our Trust than now! We run three busy hospital sites at Peterborough, Huntingdon and Stamford and provide outpatient services in two community hospitals in Ely and Doddington. Our 6,000 staff serve a growing population of 750,000 across North Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire.

With just over 6,000 staff and a 450-strong team of volunteers helping patients and visitors we are able to offer an exciting opportunities to new applicants.

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.

Job description
Job responsibilities

You must be a capable senior decision maker who will support the rapid assessment of patients, streaming to appropriate pathways and commencement of treatment.

Consultants are expected to be based within the clinical area when rostered for direct clinical care programmed activities (PAs). You will be required to provide strong clinical leadership and to be available for opinion and advice on any patient within the acute medicine department.

You will be required to be on the GMC Specialist Register or be within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview.

Due to technical issues we are unable to upload the Job Description. If you would like a copy of the job description please email requesting the job Description and quote the job reference number: 176-EM-SY-2255400-F.

Person Specification
Education and Qualifications
  • MBBS (or equivalent)
  • MRCP
  • CCT and/or eligibility for inclusion on the Specialist Register of GMC Acute Medicine or specialist medicine with general medicine accreditation or within six months at the time of the Appointments Advisory Committee
  • Higher qualification (e.g. MD, PhD
Experience and Knowledge
  • Completed training programme in General or Acute Medicine
  • Ability to offer expert clinical opinion on the full range of problems in adult acute general medicine
  • Ability to remain calm and work effectively, under pressure environment
  • Able to organize and prioritize workload
Communication Skills
  • Effective written (including record keeping) and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in verbal and written English
  • Awareness and respect for colleagues, patients and relatives dignity, privacy, integrity, cultural and religious beliefs
Clinical Governance
  • Able to demonstrate successful participation in clinical governance activities
  • Participation in relevant national Audits
  • Recent published clinical research in peer reviewed journal
  • Evidence of management experience and/or training
  • Good IT Skills
  • Evidence of knowledge of NHS structure, and current NHS 5 year forward plan
  • Attendance on Management course
  • Experience in service development
  • Knowledge and Ability to teach all grades of doctors and medical students
  • Educational and Clinical Supervisor Course
BMJRef: BMJ-72394/176-EM-SY-2255420
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