Consultant Acute Physician - Chelmsford
Consultant in Acute Medicine (with opportunity to maintain a special interest)
10 Programmed Activities
Essex, South East
£76001 - £102000
Vibrant Coastal location
State of the Art facilities
Good career development (incl. CESR where applicable)
The post-holder will provide 8.5 sessions of Direct Clinical Care and 1.5 sessions are available for Supportive Programmed Activities.
There is no on-call commitment.
About the Post
The post holder will join a team of Acute Medicine Consultants:
Supporting the delivery of patient care within the AMS in line with national standards and Care Quality Commission requirements.
Have clinical and administrative responsibility for the effective running of the assessment unit and AECU.
Provide strong clinical leadership to the assessment unit and AECU and support/ run the morning report and handover meetings.
Promote a friendly and team based working environment - in line with our Trust Values.
Be part of a seamless team responsible for providing care to medical patients being admitted as an emergency in ED, the Assessment Unit and AECU.
Liaise closely with ED, medical and critical care, in-patient teams and primary and community services
Actively participate in clinical audit and quality improvement initiatives.
Appoint and supervise junior medical staff.
Train and help to develop nursing and junior medical staff and students
Agree and ensure clear processes for handover and specialty triage from the Acute Medical Service.
Develop and continually improve clinical guidelines, community protocols and best practice for the management of a wide range of acute medical presentations and admissions, including further development of Ambulatory Care Pathways.
Person Specification: Full GMC Registration, MBBS or equivalentMRCP or equivalent, Consultant level experience, Evidence of service improvement experience, Excellent communicator, Excellent networking skills, Understanding of current issues within Acute Medicine and future direction of specialty, ALS or equivalent, IT literacy, Evidence of continual personal learning and development