Consultant Physician with an Interest in Stroke Medicine

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
Stroke
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
11PAs
Job ref
347-1037325-B
Site
Southport
Town
Southport
Salary
£76,761 to £103,490
Closing
05/08/2018 23:59

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.


 

 

Consultant Physician with an Interest in Stroke Medicine

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Stroke

Permanent

11 PAs (10 PAs plus 1 for participation in Telestroke on-call rota)

£76,761-£103,490 per annum

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious individual to join our team in the position of Consultant Physician with an Interest in Stroke Medicine at Southport and Ormskirk District General Hospital.  

You should have MRCP and be on the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register or within six months of completing a Training Programme recognised for the award of a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) within 6 months of interview. 

The 20 bedded Acute Stroke Unit at Southport and Ormskirk District General Hospital which includes expansion of  our hyperacute stroke services, the post holder will support the stroke team in providing a specialist service. The successful candidate will be supported by a well-established, dedicated stroke MDT and a stroke specialist nurse. We are also supported by trainees from the deanery and an excellent admin team comprising personal assistants & medical secretaries.

To support service needs the post will work across two sites in addition we provide outpatient services at both Southport and Ormskirk sites, including General Medicine / Stroke & TIA Clinics.

The Stroke Ward is based at Southport District General Hospital and an expectation of this post is to carry out inpatient ward rounds and board rounds.

Participation in the Telestroke on-call rota is currently in place.  An on call intensity supplement which is payable. 

This post is subject to Enhanced DBS clearance with both children and adults barred lists.

Job description awaiting Royal College Approval.

Advertising Date: 11th July 2018

Closing Date: 05th August 2018

Shortlisting Date: week commencing 06th August 2018

Interview Date: 28th September 2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Further information can be obtained from:

Dr P McDonald, Consultant Physician and Associate Medical Director, Urgent Care Division, tel: 01704 705181 

Dr J Mahajan, Executive Medical Director   tel: 01704 705181