Consultant Acute Physician

Hinchingbrooke, Huntingdon
£79,860 to £107,668 pa
10 Oct 2019
09 Nov 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of Acute Medicine at Hinchingbrooke Hospital is looking to recruit three Consultant Acute Physicians.

The post holder will work on the Acute Assessment Unit (AAU), the Medical Short Stay Unit (MSSU) and the Ambulatory Care Unit (ACU). 

The AAU regularly sees, assesses and treats the full range of patients found on an unselected medical take.

Ambulatory care is overseen by a two consultants and staffed by two Specialty Doctors, and three Physician Associates .

MSSU receives medical patients likely to be discharged within 72 hours of admission and achieves a high turnover of patients per day. 

We are looking for Newly Qualified Consultants or established Consultants wanting a new challenge who have a passion for acute medicine.

You must be a capable senior decision maker who will support the rapid assessment of patients, streaming to appropriate pathways and commencement of treatment.

Consultants are expected to be based within the clinical area when rostered for direct clinical care programmed activities (PAs). You will be required to provide strong clinical leadership and to be available for opinion and advice on any patient within the acute medicine department.

There is the possibility of a session of speciality work for those with specialist interests and we are particularly keen to recruit and support candidates willing to develop a clinical leadership role.

Applicants wishing to work less than full time or to job share are encouraged to apply.

You will be required to be on the GMC Specialist Register or be within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview.

This post is eligible for the Trusts internal Refer a Friend Scheme.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr David Ward Associate Divisional Director for Urgent Care (Hinchingbrooke)

To apply please click the apply button and quote the job reference 176-EM-HC-2041250

Closing date is 9th November 2019.