Consultant in Acute Medicine

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Consultant in Acute Medicine

Applications are invited for a Consultant in Acute Medicine at Royal Cornwall Hospital in Acute Medicine and Same Day Medical Assessment unit

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of 10 consultants and 5 Specialty doctors offering all aspects of an Acute Medical career could ask for. We have a dedicated Same Day Medical Assessment unit after securing £3 million in funding to allow one to deliver high quality same day medical care and improving patients journey and experience that has received commendation from NHS England.

Our AMU Department has 53 beds with a dedicated Short stay older persons unit and Specialty Ownership allowing patients to be seen by the right person right time.

We offer both Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching opportunities and our Trust’s Postgraduate Teaching is now the number one trust in the number one region.

We welcome applicants with special interests and those that may wish to work part time.

We are dedicated to developing a sustainable department delivering high quality care to our patients and allowing for work life balance.For new consultants the job plan for this post will include 2.5 SPAs for the first year.

The Covid pandemic has shown how important quality of life and work-life balance are. Cornwall is a beautiful county which offers an outstanding quality of life and providing many opportunities for outdoor activities and being able to live in a location many dream spending a holiday in. It is fantastic place to raise a family with excellent schools often offering smaller class with high Ofsted reports.

If you are thinking of joining us and have a partner or family who would relocate with you please contact us as we have a variety of employment opportunities within the hospital and would be happy to discuss this with you.

Applicants are required to be on the GMC Specialist Register, or within six months of their expected date of receipt of a CCT / EU equivalent certification at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share.

Informal enquiries regarding this post or to arrange a visit to come and meet the team, please contact Dr David Friedericksen, Specialty lead for Acute Medicine on david.friedericksen@nhs.net and 01872 252516.

The Royal Cornwall Hospital is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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