We have been assigned by one of the UK's more prestigious NHS Trusts to help them recruit a Consultant in Geriatrics on either a Substantive or an NHS Fixed Term basis for 12 months to join their successful Geriatrics department.
Our client currently are one of seven Local Health Boards in Wales. It provides acute, community and mental healthcare services to more than 600,000 people living in South East Wales, and is one of the largest and busiest NHS health boards/Trusts in the UK. It is responsible for delivering services through its three acute hospitals in Newport, Abergavenny and Caerphilly, supported by five community hospitals, health centres and extensive mental health and learning disabilities facilities. There are plans for a new revolutionary model of hospital service provision, with the creation of a state-of-the art new hospital in the centre of the county (providing critical care and major surgery) due to open in 2022.
Our clients elderly care service currently provides acute medical care, rehabilitation assessment and treatment, falls & orthogeriatrics, intermediate care, EFU and stroke as well as running specialist clinics. The Consultant will be supported in the Wards by a F1, F2, CT1. The Health Board is also leading the way in Wales in appointment and training of Physician Associates
The successful appointee will be asked to undertake various duties within the department, these include: provide, with consultant colleagues (as appropriate) a service mostly in Care of the Elderly and supporting the development care of older persons service to the hospitals so designated with responsibility for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illness, support the development of a Specialist interest i.e Frailty, surgical liaison, incontinence, share the responsibility of COTE patients providing prospective cover for colleagues, Undertaking post-take ward rounds during on- calls, assist and participate with the development of postgraduate training for F1s, F2s, SpRs, STs and other staff as Appropriate and where agreed, to act as Educational Supervisor to junior and middle grade medical staff & to undertake clinical governance and audit duties.
Our client is based in a very desirable part of Wales in a unique blend of rural and urban living. Whether it be a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline, or a variety of theatres and live music venues with transport and motorway links to big cities such as Bristol.
- Will consider full time or part time
- 10 P.A's
- Prestigious NHS Trust
- A well supported & friendly team
- Must have GMC Registration
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