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Consultant in Acute Medicine - overseas candidates required
Acute consultants with experience in general internal medicine and acute medicine should apply - overseas candidates can be offered consultant role.
The District General Hospital providing acute services to a population of Greater London in a 489 bedded site. The trust also encompasses two Community Hospitals. Originally opened in 1965, the Trusts vision is to become one of the best District General Hospitals in the country.
The trust is now among the best performing Trusts in the country for many aspects of care, for example, cancer waiting times (number 1 Trust in December 2017), maternity services (rated as ‘outstanding’ by the CQC and some of the lowest rates for still birth), ‘End of Life’ and dementia services (specialist facility and practitioners for people with dementia at the end of their lives, enabling patient choice), infection control (some of the lowest MRSA, MSSA and CDiff rates in the country), falls and pressure ulcers in hospital (below national average), delayed transfer of care from hospital rates (now a top 10 Trust), access to diagnostics (achieved standards every month for the last two years), and patients being treated within 18 weeks of referral from their GP (delivered consistently since August 2016, except in January 2018 owing to the national directive to stop operating during winter pressures).
The trust are looking for senior physicians in acute medicine to work at locum consultant grade, requiring the following:
- MRCP UK or EDIC
- OET or IELTS (though some exemption can be offered)
- Extensive experience in General Internal Medicine and Acute Medicine
CESR support can be offered for those choosing to take that path once in the UK.