LOCUM CONSULTANT GENERAL PHYSICIAN: GIM WITH ANY SPECIAL INTEREST

Recruiter
NHS Borders
Location
Melrose
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
OUR VALUES IN ACTION
?Care and Compassion ?Quality and Teamwork ?Dignity and Respect ?Openness, honesty and responsibility

Why work for us?
Patients are at the centre of everything we do in our daily working lives at NHS Borders ensuring they are safe, cared for efficiently, effectively by suitably experienced and qualified staff driving quality at the heart of patient care. We are a dynamic and forward thinking team with a wealth of clinical and leadership experience. We aim for an open and honest culture and believe in nurturing future stars in NHS.

Borders General Hospital is a modern and well-equipped 288 bed DGH serving the rural Borders area in South East Scotland, approximately 36 miles from Edinburgh. After an absence of almost 50 years, the Borders Railway has now opened, with train services to central Edinburgh running every thirty minutes (journey time 50 minutes approx). Tweedbank Station is a few minutes walk from the Borders General Hospital. On opening the railway Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth said "The Borders railway brings so much promise for sharing and invigorating this most beautiful countryside as a place to work, live and enjoy”. A relocation package/assistance up to full Inland Revenue limits with the possibility of temporary accommodation in the local area is available for the successful candidate.

The Role
The new Locum Consultant Physician will join a team of 16 physicians. You will participate in the in the Acute General Medical take rota with other general physicians, with responsibility for ongoing care of medical inpatients. If applicable any sub specialty interest can be accommodated.

Candidates must hold MRCP or equivalent and must also be registered with the General Medical Council with a licence to practice.

Informal enquiries and visits are welcome. Any applicant wishing to view the department or discuss the vacancy can initially speak to Medical Staffing on.