Consultant Physician - Stroke
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
- Stroke/Geriatric Medicine
- NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
- 10 sessions per week (Full time 10 pa's per week)
- Furness General Hospital
- £84,559 - £114,003 £84,559 - £114,003 per annum
- 01/06/2022 23:59
''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.
Substantive - Consultant Stroke Physician
Applications for this substantive post will only be accepted if you are in the process of obtaining your CCT/CSER within six months of interview.
Based at Furness General Hospital
We are delighted to be able to offer an opportunity for a highly motivated, ambitious, dynamic individual to join our committed and well integrated multidisciplinary team, providing high standard care to the local community. This will be a full-time, substantive post (10 Programmed Activities).
Those with sub-specialty training in stroke medicine will be encouraged to apply.
You are encouraged to clearly exhibit how you meet our criteria in your application.
The trust is committed to negotiating a suitable relocation package and we can discuss your individual needs on application.
Main duties of the job
Furness General Hospital provides an active acute thrombolysis service (with thrombectomy provided at Royal Preston Hospital) and also makes use of the specialist Telestroke On-Call Service out of hours and at weekends. There is an opportunity to join the general medicine On-Call Rota, Telestroke On-Call rota, or both
The post supports continued development of the Stroke Service and you will work alongside four existing Stroke / Care of the Elderly Consultants, as well as a wider General Medicine colleagues. You will also liaise with Neuroradiology, Neurosurgery and Vascular Surgery Teams, as well as Stroke Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Matrons, Ward Managers, Nurses, Therapists and Secretaries, to assist in providing excellent care to our patients at all stages of the patient’s hospital journey. You will provide clinical leadership to a dedicated team.
Working for our organisation
The Hospitals are situated on the edge of the Lake District National Park, surrounded by an area of outstanding natural beauty offering superb outdoor and recreational activities, related to the sea, lakes, fells and countryside. UHMB has a keen interest and extensive involvement in Medical and Dental Education at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. We work in partnership with Health Education England North West (HEENW), the General Medical Council (GMC) and our local medical schools, to provide quality education and training which meets the requirements of these regulatory bodies as well as the Trust’s high standards of patient care. UHMBT provide clinical placements for Medical Students from Lancaster Medical School and Medical Students and Student Physician Associates from the University of Central Lancashire. We also provide training for our doctors in training, specialty doctors and GP trainees as well as supporting the development of our consultant educators.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
We are looking for a passionate colleague who is proficient in Stroke Medicine to provide acute medical and rehabilitation care to our patients. You will contribute in providing a high quality TIA Service.
There are also plans to develop a new Ambulatory Stroke Service later this year. You will see patients in the Combined Stroke / Care of the Elderly ward, the TIA Clinics in the onsite day hospital and undertake Out-Patient Clinics. You will also be allocated time for SPA and clinical administration work
Full details of main responsibilities can be found in the attached job description and person specification for this role.
- Full registration with the General Medical Council MRCP or equivalent.
- Certificate of completion in specialist training (CCT) in general internal medicine (GIM) and geriatric medicine or within 6 months of completion of training at the time of interview.
- MD or PhD degree
- Broad exposure to medical diseases and the management of these
- Comprehensive patient management, ability to train/supervise junior medical staff and medical students
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Dr Gill Cook
- Job title
- Consultant in Stroke and Care of Elderly Medicine
- Email address
- Telephone number
- Additional information
Tel: 07929 728712