An exciting opportunity has arisen for the post of Medical Consultant within an expanded assessment area medical team. This new model will involve working across existing assessment areas, including support of same day emergency care which has been facilitated with a brand new £2.4 million unit.
Main duties of the job
This opportunity will involve working as part of a team responsible for assessing patients in an urgent care setting and providing support with senior decision making early in the patient journey.
This new model has been facilitated by a further £2.6 million investment to support workforce across assessment care which now includes same day emergency care, one assessment ward, and a clinical decisions unit.
The Acute Medical / Surgical teams have developed robust clinical pathways which will underpin patient assessment and Same Day Emergency Care at Bolton. All patients attending the Emergency Department will be assessed utilising the pathways and exclusion criteria to ensure patients are managed effectively and efficiently.
This is an exciting new venture for Bolton NHS Foundation Trust and we are now looking to build a substantial team that share our vision and drive the service forward. You will work alongside a friendly, supportive, and professional integrated team comprising of Consultants, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapist, Coordinators, Advanced Clinical Practitioners, Pharmacists, Social Services and Community Services to provide a safe, effective and efficient care environment for patients, relatives and carers.
Please see enclosed job description and person specification.
So if you are a Medical Consultant with experience or an interest in Acute or Emergency Medicine, who is proactive, has acute skills and able to work under pressure in a fast paced environment we would love to hear from you.
- Basic Medical Qualification
- On the Specialist Register in Acute or General Medicine or within six months of entry at time of application
- Membership of Society of Acute Medicine
- Minimum 5 years experience of Acute Medicine
- Participation in Clinical Audit
- Research experience and Publications
- Current Driving Licence/Use of car for work
- Able to participate in on call rota