Locum Consultant in General Internal Medicine

Type: Contract

Date Posted: 29-Mar-23

Closing Date: 28-Apr-23

Location: Bristol, BS2 8HW

Salary: Not specified

Locum Consultant in General Internal Medicine

A Vacancy at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust.

Are you a Consultant Physician in General Internal Medicine looking for your next career move?

We are currently recruiting into our team on fixed term contracts with a view to permanent positions in the future.This is a pivotal time to join University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust, as we continue to embed new ways of working to shape our future.

The BRI General Internal Medical service currently consists of two consultants, who work closely with other specialty teams including Acute Medicine, Respiratory and Care of the Elderly. As part of our strategy to improve inpatient care the Division of Medicine at UHBW is looking to appoint to a long term locum role to grow the General Internal Medicine service. Whilst the team is relatively small, the Division of Medicine is committed to developing a strong General Medical service and you will have a rare opportunity to influence and shape future services and models of care.

We will support colleagues’ professional clinical areas of interest and are open to negotiations on your individual job plan. We are also very keen to hear from candidates who wish to follow a CESR pathway. The Trust has an established CESR lead role and is committed to supporting candidates though this process.

If you would like to arrange a departmental visit or an informal conversation please contact Dr Anne McCune, Clinical Director (Anne.McCune@uhbw.nhs.uk) or Emma-Kate Reed, (Emma-Kate.Reed@uhbw.nhs.uk) , Clinical Chair for Medicine.

The successful applicant will join the clinical team at the Bristol Royal Infirmary contributing to the General Medicine inpatient service. The Trust is committed to develop its acute and general medical services, and we have made major changes to our model recently. The appointed physician will join the team of Specialty Physicians, including Acute Medicine, to deliver excellent inpatient and outpatient medical care, with focus on managing the increased demand over the winter period. The trust is developing its ambulatory care and frailty models, as well specialty ‘admission avoidance’ and hot clinics. This post offers a unique opportunity to be involved in the delivery of acute general medicine and support an effective model of care for patients.

Why join us?

Support for specialty interest (up to 1 PA) within job plan
• We offer an attractive salary package, inclusive of a relocation allowance and recruitment and retention premium
• A dedicated Pastoral and Relocation Support Manager to help you transition into your new role (and possible new home for those relocating)
• The opportunity to follow a CESR Pathway
• As the largest teaching Trust in the Southwest, you will have access to a multitude of learning and development opportunities.

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is committed to provide patient care, education and research of the highest quality. In delivering this ambition, we will be guided by the following values:
• Supportive
• Respectful
• Innovative
• Collaborative

UHBW employs 13,000 staff offer over 100 different clinical services across ten different sites. We provide general medical and emergency services to the local population of Weston, Central and South Bristol, and a broad range of specialist services across a region that extends from Cornwall to Gloucestershire, into South Wales and beyond.

Our staff have developed cutting edge services such as cardiac surgery and bone marrow transplantation that have built an international reputation and are in demand by patients from across the country.

With strong links to the University of Bristol and University of West of England we are the major medical research centre in the region. The findings allow us to continually improve our patient care. Our academic links also make us the largest centre for medical training in the South West, attracting the highest calibre clinical staff from across the UK.

We aim to provide healthcare, research and teaching of the very highest quality and are recognised as one of the highest-performing Acute trusts in the country. UH Bristol & Weston was rated Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following an inspection in November 2021.

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for comprehensive details regarding the role responsibilities

This advert closes on Sunday 30 Apr 2023

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