Specialist Palliative Medicine Services
Speciality Doctor in Palliative Medicine
6.5 PAs per week
NHS Tayside seeks to appoint a Speciality Doctor in Palliative Medicine based at Cornhill Macmillan Centre, Perth Royal Infirmary.
The post holder will become part of an innovative and dynamic multidisciplinary team seeking to deliver high standards of specialist palliative care in all care settings: in-patient unit, acute hospital and the community setting. There will be close working with primary care colleagues and acute hospital colleagues, as well providing care for patients in a 10-bed Specialist Palliative Care Unit. This is an excellent opportunity for applicants interested in Palliative Medicine to experience working in all care settings.
NHS Tayside has a Tayside Wide Specialist Palliative Medicine Service which supports patients and staff in all health care settings including home, nursing homes, community hospitals, two specialist palliative care units and two University teaching hospitals.
The multidisciplinary team for Perth Specialist Palliative Care includes 2 consultants, 3 speciality doctors, 1 GPST2 doctor, 1 FY2 doctor and rotating Speciality Trainee doctors as well as Clinical Nurse Specialists for the community and hospital.
This post is based in Cornhill, Perth Royal Infirmary; however, applicants will have flexibility to work across sites within the Tayside Specialist Palliative Care Service. The post includes providing 1:6 morning weekend cover for Cornhill Macmillan Centre.
Previous experience in Specialist Palliative Care or other closely related specialities is essential.
Applicants should have full registration with the General Medical Council and shall have completed at least four years’ full-time post graduate training (or its equivalent on a part-time or flexible basis) at least two of which will be in a specialty training programme in Palliative Medicine or have equivalent experience and competencies.
Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Claire Douglas or Dr Ruth Isherwood - Consultants in Palliative Medicine based in Perth, or Katharine Thompson, Consultant in Palliative Medicine/Lead Clinician for Tayside Palliative Care Services based in Dundee.
Salary £58,198 - £90,688 (pro rata)
Closing Date: 18th October 2023
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