Consultant Acute Physicians x4 Posts

Shrewsbury, Shropshire
08 Aug 2019
30 Aug 2019
223 - MC426A
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking to appoint 4 full time Acute/General Physicians to join our current team of seven Acute Physicians across both hospital sites. The successful candidates will help us to continue to develop acute medical services within the Trust which includes responsibility for not only the acute medical units but also ambulatory emergency care and a short stay ward.

These are 10 PA posts with 7.5 DCC and 2.5 SPAs which includes a requirement to join the out of hours general medical on-call rota.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to have a central role in the development of Acute Medical Services whilst living in a beautiful part of the Country.

You must possess full registration with the General Medical Council with a licence to Practice and have completed Higher Training and be on the Specialist Register, or be within 6 months of obtaining CCT at the time of interview, CESR or European Community Rights.

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust serve the total population of Shropshire and Powys, which numbers approximately 600,000. This appointment is integral to the Trust’s and Local Health Economy’s plans to rapidly develop a better quality and sustainable Acute Medical Service.

The Trust has Associate Teaching School status and has Medical Students attending from Keele University. A commitment to education and training will be an advantage.

The Trust is proud to have been selected through a highly competitive national process to partner with the Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, widely regarded as one of the safest Hospitals in the World. This partnership will see Doctors, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals working together with colleagues from Virginia Mason and across the Country to transform Healthcare at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust and share our learning across the Country.

Shropshire is an area of outstanding natural beauty and offers extensive outdoor recreational facilities and easy access to North Wales and the Welsh Coast.  Housing standards are high in the county both in town and country with good local state and private schools.  The M54 motorway provides quick access to the national motorway network.

To apply for this post please click the apply button and also please download the attached documents below for further information.

For an informal discussion and to make arrangements to visit the departments please contact:

Dr Kevin Eardley (Care Group Medical Director – Unscheduled Care Group) 01743 261081 or Dr Ian Tanswell, Consultant Physician, 01952 641222 ext 4088/4849

Closing date: 30 August 2019.

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