Consultant Acute Physician

Dudley, West Midlands
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum
08 Jul 2019
12 Aug 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for an exceptional individual with energy and passion
to join our team of forward thinking acute physicians to deliver high
quality clinical services in acute medicine at the Dudley Group NHS
Foundation Trust.

Having recently secured additional investment in our Acute Medicine
Department, we are looking for a dynamic person to progress the
development of a well-established ambulatory care service and bring
innovative ideas to further improve care to patients. The successful
candidate will share our Trust values of care, respect and responsibility
and will be committed to our ambition of confirming our position as

The posts are based on 10PAs per week with additional sessions
available depending on individual consultant and service needs. The
appointees will be joining 11 substantive consultants to provide senior
cover to Medical HDU and the Acute Medical Unit (AMU).

The post is based on Acute Medical Unit (AMU) at Russell’s Hall
Hospital in Dudley. The AMU has 12 rapid assessment spaces and 66
beds. There is a vibrant Ambulatory Emergency Care Unit which also
serves patients attending our ten weekly immediate access outpatient
clinics and a consultant-led Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial
Therapy Service. The AMU sees approximately 28,000 new patients
per year. The new appointees will cover all areas and services of the
AMU with their consultant colleagues on a rotational basis. The Trust
is striving to have a 48 hour target time for discharge or transfer to an
inpatient bed from the assessment area of the AMU.

Applicants must be fully registered with the GMC and be on the GMC
Specialist Register or be within six months of obtaining specialist
registration in Acute Internal Medicine at the date of interview. The
new consultant contract will be offered based on 10 Programmed
Activities per week.The current on-call commitment is one in sixteen
shared with other physicians. Candidates with other specialty interests
are encouraged to apply.

Further information is available from Dr Hassan Paraiso, Clinical
Director Urgent Care: telephone 01384 456111 extension 2654

To apply please refer to either NHS Jobs website via the apply button or TRAC Recruitment system: quoting the above job reference number to complete an online application form

Closing date: 11th August 2019