Consultant Geriatrician

Consultant Geriatrician

Applicants are invited to apply for this exciting full time Consultant Geriatrician post at Barking, Havering University Trust Hospitals NHS Trust.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative professional to join a growing team of Geriatricians with varying interests and skills to enhance and develop our current service provision. The Department currently provides specialist services for acute frailty, falls, dementia, orthogeriatrics, surgical liaison, Parkinson’s disease. The Trust is keen to develop an outstanding geriatric service and is looking for a highly motivated and innovative physician to supplement the present team.

BHRUT is one of the largest acute trusts in the UK serving a population of 750,000 from a wide range of social and ethnic groups, The trust provides specialist trauma, oncology, neurosciences, hyper acute, stroke and critical care services. We are also currently developing our capacity to act as the main tertiary referral centre for North East London & Essex.

As a Consultant joining BHRUT you will play a crucial role in ensuring the success of the department which consists of the Elders Receiving Unit, Short Stay ward and 5 Acute Elderly Wards.

Teaching and development of medical students and trainees is an integral part of the role as well as participation in research and audit activities in the department. Duties may also include teaching, lectures or workshops for other departments, nurses, GPs and others.

We are looking for consultants who have our PRIDE values (Passion, Responsibility, Innovation, Drive and Empowerment). These consultants will join a team that strives for high performance and quality of care, while working collaboratively with colleagues and providing clinical leadership.

We are extremely proud that we have recently secured a place on the ground breaking scheme to transform the care we provide for patients- the Virginia Mason Institute Development Programme. We are only one of five trusts in the UK to take part.

We are also one of eight new, national Vanguard sites which will help spearhead transformational change in urgent care

Queen’s Hospital has an excellent academic centre with a vibrant educational programme.

The Trust is in an excellent location, close to Central London and well situated in the South East. As well as all the advantages of being close to the City, the Trust has on-site nursery facilities at Queen’s and King George Hospital sites.

Applications are open for a unique opportunity to join our vibrant, innovative and expanding Elderly Care Department.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For an informal discussion please contact: Khalid Haque, Clinical Lead for Elderly Care, 01708 435000 ext. 6249 or email: Khalid.haque @bhrhospitals.nhs.uk Or to apply, please visit our website or contact our Recruitment Department on 01708 435000 ext. 2847.


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