Locum Consultant Acute Medicine with interest in Respiratory Medicine
East Cheshire NHS Trust
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Applications are invited for the post of Locum Consultant in Acute Medicine with interest in Respiratory Medicine.
This post will have management and clinical responsibility for the patients on the Medical Admissions Unit (MAU).
The acute medical number of admissions ranges between 25 - 30 per day. The locum consultant sees new admissions until 8pm (Monday to Friday).
The on call consultant also does post-take ward rounds during the weekend, except on Mondays when this is undertaken by the Acute Physicians.
This post is 12 months fixed term with the possibility of becoming a permanent post.
Main duties of the job
The Locum Consultant will have a regular commitment to leading the 'on-take' medical team based in the Same Day Emergency Care Unit (SDEC) and MAU. In addition, they will support the A&E staff with the assessment of patients with acute medical problems and play a key role in co-ordinating the junior medical staff to ensure that patients are assessed and either admitted or discharged in line with 4 hour A&E targets.
The Locum Consultant will have an important role in the training of junior medical staff in the assessment and management of the acutely ill medical patients as well contributing to MRCP PACES teaching and postgraduate medical training of foundation year doctors and specialty trainees.
Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.
COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters so that we can manage individual and environmental risks, and so that we can support those who may be undecided about vaccination. If you are unvaccinated there is helpful advice and information at https://www.eastcheshirehrdirect.nhs.uk .
Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate.
If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.
Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.
Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.
As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage www.careersateastcheshire.nhs.uk for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).
Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.
We look forward to receiving your application.
Other role requirements
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).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).