Consultant Physician in Acute Medicine - RHCH | Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 13 May 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £82,096 - £110,683 YC72 - £82,096 - £110,663
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 12 June 2021
Location: Winchester, SO22 5DG
Company: Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3157265/251-LC21021-C

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We are looking to appoint Consultant Acute Medicine Physicians who share our values and enthusiasm to help consolidate our existing service.

The Trust sees these appointments as a key part of an exciting opportunity to develop an innovative approach to acute medical care that places unscheduled care as the central function of the Trust in collaboration with local community partners.

These posts will support the existing team in Acute Medicine and will be pivotal in delivering a Consultant led service for our Emergency Medical Assessment Units. They will bolster the current model of care provided by Acute Medicine specialists and increase the scope and the quality of our front line service.

This post has been devised to provide consistent Consultant presences on the Acute Medical Units ensuring national quality indicators for acute medicine are met. Consultant Acute Physicians will provide leadership on the Acute Medical Unit and in ED from Monday to Friday, supporting acute teams in the assessment, initial treatment and care planning for acutely ill patients referred from ED or local General Practitioners.

They will be responsible for the day to day clinical management of the unit and develop strong links with the ED, radiology, pathology and other clinical specialty teams to create efficient care pathways to improve the patient care. Leadership of the multidisciplinary team is required to promote early discharge. The daily rapid access admission avoidance ambulatory outpatient service is also to be supported by the appointee with the existing Consultant Acute Physicians.

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (HHFT) provides hospital services to around 570,000 people living in Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire, and specialist services to patients from all over the country. We deliver a full range of district hospital services in a variety of locations.

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the major provider of hospital services to the population of North and mid Hampshire and surrounding areas. The hospitals in Basingstoke and Winchester provide a comprehensive range of acute services as well as being a tertiary referral centre for colorectal, liver, peritoneal carcinomatosis, haemophilia and pseudomyxoma surgery.

This advert closes on Sunday 13 Jun 2021

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