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We are looking to recruit a locum Consultant in Acute Medicine for a period of 1 year and hope to make this a substantive post thereafter. This is great opportunity to delivery acute medical care in new and innovative ways within an integrated care organisation. The post will help deliver ways of working that ensure increased consultant input and continuity to the acute medical pathway and this includes working in our flagship Ambulatory Care Service. The role is pivotal to the Trust’s commitment to strengthen acute care provision and to help achieve the London Commissioning Standards for consultant-led care.
This post will be part of the Acute Medicine team, led by Dr Ben Killingley and colleagues from acute medicine and other medical specialties with an interest in acute medicine. Acute Medicine has expanded steadily over the last number of years and has become extremely effective in providing acute care to nearly all medical admissions, and discharging over 50% of patients directly.
The Trust would encourage an applicant with a keen interest in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and an applicant with a specialist interest would be welcomed.
The appointee will also be expected to participate in the emergency out of hours GIM Rota.
Full registration with the GMC and acceptance on the GMC Specialist
Register are required and you should hold a CCST, or be within six months of
obtaining it by the time of interview.
For further details / informal visits contact:
To discuss this post, please contact either Dr Ben Killingley (( Email address removed )) or Dr Clarissa Murdoch (( Email address removed )). Additionally you may contact Danielle Morrell (( Email address removed )), Director of Operations for Emergency and Urgent care.
Whittington Health is committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
To comply with the Trust’s Safe Guarding Children and Vulnerable Adults policies, procedures and protocols all individual members of staff (paid or unpaid) have a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults This will require you to:
Employment at Whittington Health is offered subject to successfull completion of a 6 month probabtionary period for all staff with the exception of GMC Registered Doctors
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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.
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