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Specialty Doctor in AAU

Job Description

Associate Teaching Hospital of the University of London

1 X Specialty Doctor in Acute Medicine
Watford General Hospital

We are looking to appoint a Specialty Doctor to work in the Acute Admissions Unit (AAU) for West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, based at Watford General Hospital.

The post is for a permanent position.

This is an exciting post designed to provide registrar-equivalent duties and support the Consultant Acute Physicians and junior doctors in the AAU.

The successful post-holder will be one of the three specialty doctors, joining a dynamic and passionate team with strong consultant and nursing leadership. The purpose of the post is to provide skilled clinical care to patients in the acute ward and the short-stay ward of the AAU. The acute physicians are currently supported by three specialty doctors, 1 CMT, 5 FY2’s and 7 FY1s. This post will give the successful candidate a unique opportunity to gain experience in Acute Care, particularly from an Acute Medicine perspective. There will be opportunities to work in the Emergency Ambulatory Care service.

For further information please contact Dr Mohan Thapa at Watford General Hospital. Contact details: Telephone:  ( Phone number removed ) .

Please apply online; the closing date for applications is the

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Mohan Thapa
Telephone:  ( Phone number removed ) 
Email: ( Email address removed )

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust provides acute healthcare services to a population of approximately half a million people living in west Hertfordshire and the surrounding area. The Trust also provides a range of more specialist services to a wider population, serving residents of North London, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and East Hertfordshire.

As an employer of over 4000 people we are one of the biggest employers in the area and see around a million patients each year.

Our vision is to embody in our hospitals the principles, values and sense of service that created the NHS by providing consistently good, safe care in a friendly, listening and informative way, as and when people need and want it and always with dignity and respect.

Important Information for Applicants:

We will require references covering a minimum of 3 years of employment history. Please ensure this is provided on your application with all gaps in employment accounted for. All referee's provided must be your Line Manager.

Your salary will be dependent on relevant NHS experience.

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.

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