BELFORD HOSPITAL, FORT WILLIAM
CONSULTANT IN GENERAL MEDICINE
£87,534 to £116,313 per annum pro rata
We are on the brink of a very exciting time in NHS Highland at Fort William. A new hospital building is planned and we are looking for two committed and innovative medical colleagues to join us on this journey to an exciting future healthcare model.
Fort William is the outdoor capital of the UK and offers unparalleled opportunities for outdoor leisure pursuits, stunning scenery and wild life, low levels of crime and good schools in a friendly and supportive community all within two hrs drive of Inverness, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
The current hospital has a 17 bedded Combined Assessment Unit for acute admissions, a two bedded high dependency unit with facility for short-term critical care and a 15 bedded acute mixed/rehabilitation ward. The Belford has an excellent on-site laboratory service providing biochemistry, haematology and cross match services 24/7 in addition to on site radiology with ultrasound scanning and CT facility.
The successful candidates will have broad general medical experience, excellent communication and problem solving skills, and be able to work flexibly as part of the hospital team. You will be integral to the day to day running of the hospital but would also be encouraged to develop a specialist interest as part of a network within NHS Highland. An active interest in teaching and developing others is important and the practical support and supervision of a multiprofessional team is an essential and rewarding part of the job.
Applicants who wish to work part time and flexibly are encouraged to apply. You will be on the General Medical Council Specialist Register with a Licence to Practise or within six months of obtaining CCT in General Medicine at time of interview. The posts can be adapted to suit the individual candidate and hours and job plan can be discussed on an individual basis
Applicants not currently on the specialist register for general medicine would also be considered for a fixed term contract in the first instance.
Closing Date: Midnight on 10/08/2022
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