Stroke Consultant

Employer
Ashford and St Peters Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Chertsey, Surrey
Salary
£93,666-£126,281
Closing date
3 Mar 2024

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Profession
Specialist doctor, Neurology, Stroke medicine
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Setting
Hospital

ASHFORD & ST PETERS HOSPITAL
Stroke Consultant

Job overview

We are delighted to announce that a vacancy for a substantive stroke consultant has become available at Ashford and St Peters Hospital in Chertsey. The job is 10 PA (8.0DCC-2.0SPA) with possible extra 1.3PA for participating in the Surrey Telemedicine for Stroke Service.

We are open to applicants with experience in Neurology, Senior Adult Medical Services, Geriatrics or Care of the Elderly; with the option having a shared service role.

We have a talented team of dedicated consultants working in a friendly, flexible, and cohesive group. We are supported by a team of 2 on call trust-grade doctors and 6 stroke specialist nurses to help with acute admission facilitating thrombolysis and transferring potential thrombectomy patients to a tertiary centre. They also assist with referrals from other specialities. We have regular weekly neuro -radiology MDT. 

Main duties of the job

The consultant is responsible for delivering clinical, educational, and managerial services at the highest professional standard to the department. They work collaboratively with existing consultants and the multi-disciplinary team to ensure a high-quality, well-led service for patients of Ashford & St Peter’s. This includes providing diagnosis, investigations, treatment, and management of patients in accordance with Trust policies. The consultant also directly provides clinical care to patients across all areas of the department, assisting in clinical decision-making and sharing the workload equally. Additionally, the consultant team offers comprehensive senior clinical coverage, including two planned activities per day such as stroke clinics, TIA clinics, acute stroke unit ward rounds, hyper acute stroke unit ward rounds, and on-call thrombolysis duty.

Closing date: 03/03/2024

For further details or to apply for this vacancy, please click the Apply button.

For further details / informal visits contact: Thomas Tabalina-Alderson, Service Manager for Stroke via thomas.tabalina-alderson1@icloud.com

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