The post holder will provide medical assessments and treatment under the supervision of the consultant and work with colleagues as part of multidisciplinary teams (involved in Acute Crisis Team) providing home-based treatment and inpatient treatment to the adult population in the WHSCT area. This willinvolvethe assessment and management of patients in their home environment as necessary or managing acute care in the inpatient ward. Consultants provide service to individual catchment areas.
The post holder will participate fully in multidisciplinary reviews, risk assessments and case discussions concerning patients under the care at the Team.
The post holder is encouraged to develop his/her special interests and obtain further qualifications as appropriate.
The post holder will be expected to participate actively in clinical audit.
The post holder will participate in training undergraduate students and training grade doctors, as well as contributing to teaching and training other disciplines as required.
The appointee will be liable to deputise as far as is practicable for absent colleagues the same or other grades not lower than the staff grade.
The post holders will be expected to participate in the Trust’s appraisal process, in a planned process of continuing professional development and in revalidation as required by the General Medical Council and the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety.
The post holder is expected to participate fully in the regular educational programmes including the regular weekly academic meeting and Balint group, of the directorate, and make full use of study leave.
The post holder will be required to undertake such duties as may occur from time to time through exigencies of the service.
Each post holder must have a valid driving licence and have access to a car (or be able to make alternative appropriate arrangements).
The post holders will be required to ensure that they are available to the hospital as required by their duties.