This is an exciting time to join the Diabetes and Endocrinology department in Warwick. A diabetes clinical network is already overseeing integration and innovation in diabetes care across the district including incorporation of Telehealth and supporting community services. In addition, the trust is affiliated with providing education needs for students from the Buckingham Medical School and Warwick Medical School.
Main duties of the job
Joining a team of five other consultants and nurse specialists, the new appointee will provide in-patient care for diabetes and general medical patients on a 7 day basis as well as running comprehensive outpatient services.
There will be opportunity for the candidates to develop sub specialty interests and services in line with the service needs. In addition, the candidates will be responsible for the planning and delivery of the Diabetes and Endocrine block of undergraduate medical education to the phase 2 students from Buckingham Medical School and Warwick Medical School. We are a forward-thinking Trust who has been recognized nationally for our work on patient pathways and integration across the health and social care economy. In addition to our acute services, we provide a full range of community services.
With our central location and great transport links we're closer than you might think. We are located in the heart of England with easy access to the motorway network and a good railway service. Warwickshire is accessible from a number of nearby cities including Birmingham, Leicester, Northampton, Oxford and Worcestershire. Surrounded by a collection of picturesque towns and villages, there is always a lot to see and do across the County. Numerous sport and leisure venues, theatres, parks and great shopping facilities make Warwickshire an idyllic place to work and live.
As well as enjoying where you work, we want all of our staff to lead happy and healthy lives. That's why we offer a number of benefits to support this, such as flexible working opportunities and onsite restaurants at our hospitals in Warwick and Leamington Spa as well as a number of recognition awards.
THE PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS OF THE POST WILL BE:
1) To join the exiting team of consultants supporting inpatient service in diabetes and general medicine at Warwick Hospital
a. Support the wards as consultant of the week (5 day working week) on a 2 in 7 week basis (with no more than 1-2 outpatient clinic during the ward week) for a total of 15 weeks annually
b. Week-end Inpatient cover for the wards on a 1:7 basis ( 4 hours each day)
c. Support diabetes in-reach service ( specialty work) on a 1 in 7 week basis supporting in-patient referrals, referrals from GP, while having additional commitment to delivering outpatient clinics
d. Purely Outpatient weeks ( off ward) for 4 in 7 weekse. Provide support and training for junior doctors working within the teamf. Participation in the general medical on-call rota (currently 1:12 but likely to be 1:15 subject to appointment of 3 consultant colleagues joining the GIM On-call rota)
See Job Description for more details
- Eligibility to be entered on the Specialist register in acute/general internal medicine or be within 6 months of a CCT in acute/general internal medicine
- Expressed interest in undergraduate and postgraduate education
- Broad interest and experience in diabetes and endocrinology
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