Consultant in Acute Medicine

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

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Job summary

We are looking for a new colleague to expand our forward thinking and friendly consultant team in Acute Medicine. We are a flexible specialty. We want to provide a model for working that keeps people motivated and engaged long term while ensuring a good work life balance. We are open to applications from candidates wanting part time, flexible / annualised contracts.

We are committed to continuous service improvement across all areas of the service for the benefit of patients. Applications are welcomed from candidates with qualifications / interests in teaching, education, research, patient safety, quality improvement and management.

For further information regarding CESR applicants please see below

Candidates should want Acute Medicine as their primary commitment but applications from candidates wanting to continue clinical interests in other medical specialties are very welcome.

Relocation Allowance of up to £6k may be available.

Main duties of the job

Our Acute Medicine department is based on the Queen's Medical Centre campus. An ambitious and innovative modernisation programme is well underway but there are opportunities for new colleagues to get involved and to influence the shape of our service going forward. Our vision is a senior-led, front door service working across traditional boundaries and in partnership with colleagues in ED, Critical Care, medical specialties, and Primary Care.

The successful candidate will work across all areas of the service -Acute Medicine Receiving Area (20 beds and recliners), Assessment Unit (currently 54 beds), Level 1 (12 monitored beds) and Telephone Triage. Consultants are on site 7 days until 22.00 and are well supported by a superb nursing team plus around 45 junior doctors. We are embracing alternative workforce models with a growing team of ACPs, Physician Associates and prescribing pharmacists.

For further information, please read the attached job description and person specification.

About us

Acute Medicine has 86 beds across three ward areas. We have one of the busiest acute medical takes in the country, taking an average of 110 patients per day. Approximately 60% of patients are referred from the Emergency Department (ED) and 40% from Primary Care.

NUH has a national and international reputation for high quality patient care and research, education and innovation. We have strong links to local universities. This allows for the provision of excellent training and education for students, as well as being a major research organisation.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits including:

  • Access to Staff Wellbeing programme including free 24 hour advice and emotional support service, financial advice service, staff physiotherapy and staff support networks
  • On site day nursery
  • Amazon parcel collection points
  • Secure cycle facilities
  • Consultant car park on the QMC campus
  • Spiritual and Pastoral Care Services
  • Salary sacrifice schemes
  • Cycle to work and travel passes

Date posted

25 January 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Band

Consultant

Salary

£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

164-3798618

Job locations

Queens Medical Centre

Derby Road

Nottingham

NG7 2UH


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification for key duties and responsibilities.

We also welcome applications from candidates who have submitted their CESR application to the GMC / Royal College of Physicians and are awaiting the outcome. If such a candidate is successful at interview an offer of employment will be made contingent on the candidates CESR application being signed off within 6 months of the offer being made

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification for key duties and responsibilities.

We also welcome applications from candidates who have submitted their CESR application to the GMC / Royal College of Physicians and are awaiting the outcome. If such a candidate is successful at interview an offer of employment will be made contingent on the candidates CESR application being signed off within 6 months of the offer being made

Person Specification

Professional Registration

Essential

  • Full GMC registration
  • Eligible to be included on the Specialist Register/CCT expected within 6 months of interview date
  • CESR application submitted to the GMC/Royal College

Qualifications/Development

Essential

  • MBBS Degree
  • ALS course in date
  • MRCP

Desirable

  • CCST in appropriate speciality

Clinical Skills/Experience

Essential

  • Evidenced technical skills as described in the job description
  • Able to communicate effectively and appropriately with patients, their families and other health professionals.

Desirable

  • Specific training in communication skills
  • Specific training in patient safety and/or human factors

Teaching, Audit & Research

Essential

  • Evidence of participation in Clinical Audit
  • Able to teach and support junior staff effectively

Desirable

  • Original Research Publications
  • Higher teaching degree or qualification or training

Management Skills

Essential

  • Able to develop, present and operationalise coherent ideas for service development/delivery.
  • Able to delegate appropriately
  • Able to work in a team

Desirable

  • Higher management degree or qualification or training
  • Experience of change management

Personal Skills/Qualities

Essential

  • Able to work flexibly in a changing health service
  • Able to use the Trust's IT support systems
Person Specification

Professional Registration

Essential

  • Full GMC registration
  • Eligible to be included on the Specialist Register/CCT expected within 6 months of interview date
  • CESR application submitted to the GMC/Royal College

Qualifications/Development

Essential

  • MBBS Degree
  • ALS course in date
  • MRCP

Desirable

  • CCST in appropriate speciality

Clinical Skills/Experience

Essential

  • Evidenced technical skills as described in the job description
  • Able to communicate effectively and appropriately with patients, their families and other health professionals.

Desirable

  • Specific training in communication skills
  • Specific training in patient safety and/or human factors

Teaching, Audit & Research

Essential

  • Evidence of participation in Clinical Audit
  • Able to teach and support junior staff effectively

Desirable

  • Original Research Publications
  • Higher teaching degree or qualification or training

Management Skills

Essential

  • Able to develop, present and operationalise coherent ideas for service development/delivery.
  • Able to delegate appropriately
  • Able to work in a team

Desirable

  • Higher management degree or qualification or training
  • Experience of change management

Personal Skills/Qualities

Essential

  • Able to work flexibly in a changing health service
  • Able to use the Trust's IT support systems

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

Address

Queens Medical Centre

Derby Road

Nottingham

NG7 2UH


Employer's website

https://www.nuh.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

Address

Queens Medical Centre

Derby Road

Nottingham

NG7 2UH


Employer's website

https://www.nuh.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Shebina Hakda

shebina.hakda@nuh.nhs.uk

Date posted

25 January 2022

Pay scheme

Hospital medical and dental staff

Band

Consultant

Salary

£84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

164-3798618

Job locations

Queens Medical Centre

Derby Road

Nottingham

NG7 2UH


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