International doctors have the opportunity to work within the Acute Medical Department, specifically the Acute Medical Care Unit, Ambulatory Care Unit and Escalation.
This post is ideal for candidates who hold MRCP and have experience in ICU, Emergency Medicine and General Medicine.
You will be encouraged to identify your own learning and development needs linked to the current and future needs of the hospital; to provide rotation/ secondment opportunities between specialties and other departments/ directorates and to take advantage of any future Trust-wide career opportunities.
Duties and Responsibilities
- The appointee will cover inpatients under consultant supervision.
- They will take part in consultant ward rounds.
- They will ensure that GP electronic discharge letters containing all relevant information are sent.
- The appointee will be expected to give advice when required to clinical nurse practitioners and to advise junior medical staff where appropriate.
- They will ensure that case notes are properly completed, drug prescriptions are regularly reviewed, appropriate investigations are carried out and the results acted upon – and made available for consultant ward rounds.
- To prove of a first class clinical service to our patients
- To provide sufficient information to colleagues during handover to ensure consistency of care
- To supervise and teach junior clinical staff, including workplace based assessments (WPBAs)
- To participate in the teaching, research, audit and governance programmes within the Department
- To perform ad hoc duties in occasional emergencies and unforeseen circumstances at the request of the Consultant, in consultation, where practicable, with colleagues both senior and junior.
- The appointee will have day-to-day supervisory responsibility for patients on the ward.
- To adhere to Trust and Directorate policies, protocols and essential training areas.