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Trust Grade Doctor (ST1-2 equivalent) in General Medicine

Employer
The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Harlow
Salary
£40,257 per annum pro rata
Closing date
11 Dec 2023
The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAH) is looking to appoint a Trust grade doctor to work within General Medicine.

This post gives the successful candidate an excellent opportunity to experience General and Geriatric medicine in a busy DGH setting with daily Consultant supervision. This role is particularly ideal as a stepping stone to gain experience prior to applying for training rotations such as ACCS or IMT. The successful candidate will rotate through geriatric medicine (including frailty and care of the elderly)

You will be expected to take an active role in the department, participating in daily ward and board rounds, implementation of early assessment, diagnostics and clinical management of patients in all our areas. There are opportunities for study leave, audit and training alongside existing traine

Main duties of the job

To co-ordinate high quality person-centred care of the patients on the ward, ensuring that all patients admitted have a diagnosis and treatment plan, and receive a daily medical review. To participate in outpatientclinics where required. To provide senior medical leadership on the ward by supporting and supervising more junior staff and delegating duties appropriately. To ensure the appropriate discharge of patients, including providing timely paperwork to the General Practitioner ensuring acontinuation of care following discharge. To actively participate in any appropriate steering or project groups. To build and maintainexcellent relationships with all members of the multidisciplinary team, working with them and communicating effectively to deliver highquality patient care. To engage fully in development of services, driving forward innovations to meet the anticipated future

About us

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust is a District General Hospital providing acute services to the population of West Essex and East Hertfordshire from a 489 bedded site in Harlow, Essex (PAH) and two Community hospitals In-patient, St Margaret Hospital (SMH), Epping and the Herts and Essex Hospital (HEH) in Bishops Stortford. Originally opened in 1965 the Trusts vision is to become one of the best local hospitals in the country and this is based on the foundation of its three values

patient at heart, everyday excellence and creative collaboration.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please see job description attached for further information on duties and responsibilities of this position.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential
  • GMC registered
  • PACES
Desirable
  • Valid ALS or equivalent
Experience
Essential
  • Knowledge and experience of geriatric medicine and UK acute medicine and ambulatory care
  • Evidence of personal practice in all areas described by the RCP curriculum
Desirable
  • Evidence of implementing relevant evidence-based medicine
  • Participation in relevant national audits


Employer details
Employer name

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

Address

Princess Alexandra Hospital

Hamstal Road

Harlow

CM20 1QX


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