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Acute Medicine offers excellent career progression & competitive salaries in the NHS..

A career in Acute Meidcine in the NHS offers great career development via good access to CCT via specialty training, specialist registration via CESR whilst offering a dynamic work environment with rewarding salaries and leadership opportunities. 

There is a broad spectrum of clinical work within the specialty, including the immediate management of life-threatening medical emergencies, the initial treatment (first 72 hours) of all presenting general medical ailments, and the provision of ambulatory care. There is also a strong focus on management and leadership, allowing doctors who train in Acute Medicine to set up and run successful Acute Medicine Units (AMUs).

What are the requirements to work as a general medicine doctor in the UK? *

  • IELTS or OET 
  • PLAB, MRCP(UK) or equivalent qualifications
  • GMC registration

*EEA applicants will only require GMC registration and IELTS or OET 

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What can you expect to do as part of a typical working week?

As an acute medicine doctor, you would expect to work in an acute hospital on either a general medicine or acute medicine ward. Acute wards can have various names and acronyms attached to them such as AAU, MAU or AMU and these wards act as the gateway between a patient’s GP, the A&E department and the wards of a hospital.

A typical working week can include ward rounds, board rounds and clinics whilst being part of the GIM on-call rota. You can expect to work with of a multi-disciplinary team comprising of consultants and nursing staff with frequent contact with specialists from other disciplines beyond general medicine.


Did you know? 

The NHS in England deals with over 1 million patients every 36 hours across 135 acute hospital trusts. In 2017/18, Manchester University Hospitals NHS FT was recorded as the busiest hospital with 304,465 admissions recorded for that year.


 

£82,000 - £110.000

IMG Connect are recruiting to a consultant in acute medicine position in the South West of England. Welcoming UK based or overseas candidates - experience as a consultant is essential however UK experience on specialist registration is not, as the post can be offered as a locum consultant role with CESR support

Grade:

The post is a consultant post but can be offered as specialty doctor or specialist grade for those who are well qualified, but perhaps need a bit of time before moving into a locum consultant post.  Anyone on the specialist register for GIM or Acute Medicine can be offered a substantive post. 

Specialty & Special Interests:
Subspecialties can be considered. 

Job requirements:

  • MRCP UK
  • SCE Acute Medicine is desirable
  • IELTS or OET
  • Extensive experience as an internal medicine physician, either inside the UK or outside. 

Length of contract:

  • 12-month fixed term (subject to be renewed) or permanent (substantive)


Benefits:

  • Attractive salary and relocation package
  • Training and development opportunities
  • CESR support for those eligible
  • Tier 2 Health and Care Visa (sponsorship for the whole family)
  • Guidance regarding the CV and full interview preparation
  • Assistance regarding the GMC registration, visa, accommodation and transportation by an experienced onboarding specialist
  • Complete IMG Relocation service from start to finish of process
£60,000 - £110,000

We are looking for experienced internal medicine consultants and middle grades doctors for acute medicine positions in the South West of England. This is a large hospital dealing with complex and varied patients in internal and emergency medicine. 

MRCP qualified candidates with good experience in acute and internal medicine, nephrology, ICU and respiratory medicine will be helped through CESR to help specialist registration applications. 

Grade:
Consultant or Specialty Doctor depending on experience

Specialty & Special Interests:
General Internal Medicine / Acute Medicine / Internal medicine sub-specialties of respiratory, diabetes & endocrinology, nephrology and ICU

Job requirements:

  • MRPC UK or equivalent
  • IELTS or OET
  • Extensive experience in Internal Medicine specialties
  • At least two-years consultant level experience

Length of contract:

  • 12 month fixed-term (subject to be renewed) or permanent


Benefits:

  • Attractive salary and relocation package
  • Training and development opportunities
  • CESR support for those eligible
  • Tier 2 Health and Care Visa (sponsorship for the whole family)
  • Guidance regarding the CV and full interview preparation
  • Assistance regarding the GMC registration, visa, accommodation and transportation by an experienced onboarding specialist
  • Complete IMG Relocation service from start to finish of process
£84,000 - £115,000

IMG Connect are recruiting for a small district general hospital within the beauty of North Scotland. This is a fantastic job for any physician comfortable practicing medicine independently, and looking to live life in a rural, beautiful and scenic part of the world surround by nature, greenery and a friendly welcoming community.

Grade:
Consultant - either locum or substantive (permanent)

Specialty & Special Interests:
General and Acute Medicine with some sub-specialty interests considered and welcomed. 

Job requirements:

  • MRPC UK or equivalent
  • SCE Acute Medicine
  • IELTS or OET
  • Extensive experience in Internal Medicine specialties
  • At least two-years consultant level experience

Length of contract:
12-month fixed term (subject to be renewed) or permanent (substantive)

Benefits:

  • Friendly, welcoming and safe local community
  • Fantastic local schools available in the area
  • Higher education access fantastic within short journey (St Andrew's, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen)
  • Training and development opportunities
  • CESR support for those eligible
  • Tier 2 Health and Care Visa (sponsorship for the whole family)
  • Guidance regarding the CV and full interview preparation
  • Assistance regarding the GMC registration, visa, accommodation and transportation by an experienced onboarding specialist
  • Complete IMG Relocation service from start to finish of process

Internal Medicine specialists with MRCP UK, consultant experience and a desire to complete their specialist registration in the UK should apply.
£79,000 - £108,000

Applications from UK based acute consultants, or overseas consultants not on the specialist register are invited for the appointment of a consultant for acute medicine at this Teaching Hospital Trust in the South West of England.

This post is an exciting opportunity to join a team of 6 dedicated acute medical consultants with specialist interests in both nephrology and diabetes / endocrinology and a full complement of junior medical staff and advanced clinical practitioners.

They are supported by a variety of specialists with an interest in acute medicine and are one of the biggest ambulatory care centres in the south west with specialist frailty and ambulatory medicine pathways to instigate urgent investigation and treatment of patients and avoid the need for a hospital admission.

The acute medicine ward boasts 51 beds with a 10 bed dedicated high observation areas.

Requirements for his position include:

  • MRCP UK or equivalent
  • IELTS or OET desirable
  • Extensive experience in general internal medicine essential
  • Experience in acute medicine, ICU, CC or similar desirable
  • Previous consultant experience essential

The trust will fully support overseas candidates looking to attain CESR in the UK to apply for specialist registration, and relocation expenses and 3 months accommodation fees will further help support overseas candidates.

This is a great opportunity for IMGs practicing in the UK who are looking to work towards their CESR and Specialist Registration in Radiology, or UK based consultants looking for a change to their current working set up.
£49,000 - £60,000
Great opportunity for medicine registrars to join one of the highest performing acute hospital trusts in the UK, in a respiratory medicine focused role.

The trust is located in a beautiful part of the South West of England and has consistently performed highly in their CQC performance report. In particular, the department offers a friendly and welcoming environment for IMGs looking to start their careers in the NHS and news lives in the UK.

Offering routes to Specialty Training or CESR in Respiratory Medicine for those more senior candidates, these are great jobs for doctors looking to progress their careers int eh NHS. 

Working an average of 40 hours a week with out of hours commitments but no on calls, the basic salary and out of hours commitment brings the total salary up to around £60,000 per annum.

Requirements for these positions are:
  • MRCP UK
  • OET / IELTS 
  • At least 4 years experience post graduation experience in respiratory / chest medicine
These are great job opportunities for doctors looking to work towards consultant grade in the UK - so interested applicants should apply today!
£49,000 - £60,000
Great opportunity for medicine registrars to join one of the highest performing acute hospital trusts in the UK. 

The trust is located in a beautiful part of the South West of England and has consistently performed highly in their CQC performance report. In particular, the department offers a friendly and welcoming environment for IMGs looking to start their careers in the NHS and news lives in the UK.

Offering routes to Specialty Training or CESR for those more senior candidates, these are great jobs for doctors looking to progress their careers int eh NHS. 

Working an average of 40 hours a week with out of hours commitments but no on calls, the basic salary and out of hours commitment brings the total salary up to around £60,000 per annum.

Requirements for these positions are:
  • MRCP UK
  • OET / IELTS 
  • At least 4 years experience post graduation in medical specialties including geriatric medicine, stroke medicine, respiratory and general medicine
These are great job opportunities for doctors looking to work towards consultant grade in the UK - so interested applicants should apply today!
£79,000 - £108,000
Excellent opportunity for both UK based consultants, or those with MRCP UK / SCE Acute Medicine qualifications from overseas to join an associated teaching hospital with one of the best and highest performing NHS Trusts in the UK. 

THE GENERAL MEDICINE CONSULTANT POST:

The post offers broad medical experience across the field of medical specialities. The holder of this post will usually work within one speciality team, however may be asked to cover in other areas across general medicine at times in order to maintain a safe effective service.

There is a firm commitment to continuing professional development and the opportunity to develop further in a chosen sub-specialty.

THE HOSPITAL & GENERAL MEDICINE DEPARTMENTS:

Within General Medicine, there are currently 19 Consultants, of which 13 are substantively employed with special interests in Respiratory Medicine, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Acute Medicine, Stroke, Rheumatology and Care of the Elderly.

An integrated service in general medicine and care of the elderly has matured within the Hospital. The team of consultants are enthusiastic and forward thinking. We pride ourselves in being a small, friendly hospital, with real drive to improve both patient care and the working environment for our staff.

In addition to an acute in-patient and out-patient medical service, specialist diabetic and non-invasive cardiology services are provided.

Acute medical work is focused on 195 beds in eight wards. ITU/HDU facilities are based on five beds. The Trust is recognised as providing efficient and well-organised Cancer services. This has been supported by both Regional, and National Accreditation processes. As part of the Avon, Somerset and Wiltshire Cancer Network, the Trust provides a range of cancer services. Those services already accredited include, Breast Care and Urology.

THE LOCAL AREA:

North Somerset, the surrounding county, has long coastlines with superb cliff tops and English countryside. You'll find yourself visiting the Mendip Hills, the Quantocks and Cheddar Gorge sooner or later. The large, diverse cities of Bristol and Bath are only a short journey by car or train and our convenient location just off Junction 21 of the M5 mean the rest of Somerset, Devon and Cornwall are virtually on the doorstep.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POST:

Requirements for this post are the following:
  • Extensive consultant experience in General Medicine, and / or Acute Medicine
  • Experience can be gained from overseas or within the UK
  • MRCP UK or equivalent
  • SCE Acute Medicine desirable 
  • Eligibility for GMC registration
Any applicants interested in applying should get in touch with the IMG team today!

Those who have not yet attained CESR or CCT will be fully supported through the process and can be offered the role as locum consultant. 
£60,000 - £108,000
A large university teaching hospital trust in the North West of England are looking for a number of senior specialists or consultants to fill consultant, specialty doctor and associate specialist vacancies dependent on experience. 

Both UK & overseas candidates are suitbale for this role as long as specified requirements are met.

Requirements for this position are:
  • MRCP UK 
  • Experience in acute medicine & internal medicine
  • Experience in geriatric medicine is desirable 
If you are interested in working for a high performing hospital trust in the North West of England, nearby to one of the UK's largest and most diverse cities in Manchester, with neighbouring towns of Preston, Bolton and Blackburn nearby then apply today!

Tier 2 applicants and those with CESR aspirations will be supported.
£79,000 - £108,000
Tired of hustle and bustle of city life? Looking for a new start in a beautiful part of the world, where fresh air, nature and outdoor activity can be the way of life for you and your family?

This may well be the opportunity for you then...

Working for a well established acute medicine team in a progressive and acute medicine team in famousl friendly team environment, led by a forward thinking leadership with integrity and patient care at the forefront of everything they do.

If you are a UK based physician with excellent experience in the field of acute medicine, either with CCT or CESR CP in your sights or attained, you can secure yourself an interview.

Alternatively, if you have worked in the NHS previously and wish to return - this may well be the ideal opportunity for you!

The position will have extensive involvement with teaching and the postholder will be actively & regularly engaged with the affiliated university.

In addition, all sub-specialty interests will be welcomed and accommodated. 

The location is excellent for those looking for a more rural lifestyle that is not too far away from the city life. For those with families or a taste for outdoor life, this might offer everything you are looking for.

Get in touch if you are intrigued, and want more details!

Requirements for this position are the following:
  • MRCP UK
  • UK experience is essential, either current or past
  • Active GMC registration

We have a reputation for allowing people to play to their strength and love colleagues who are fabulous clinicians but have other passions in or outside of medicine that need a tailored job-plan.

£40,000 - £75,000

Opportunites for MRCP international doctors looking to pursue CCT or CESR in the NHS. There are various general medicine positions in hospitals across Wales looking for MRCP qualified middle-grade doctors. Offering one to two year fixed-term contracts these are great opportunities for international doctors looking to start their career in the NHS and enter specialty training programmes. With the hospitals offering experience in numerous sub-specialties within medicine, doctors with either experience or an interest in certain sub-specialties will be offered work in their specialty.

These specialties include gastroenterology, respiratory, acute medicine, geriatrics, diabetes and endocrinology, stroke medicine and many others. 

Requirements for these positions are:

  • Full MRCP UK
  • Recent general medical experience
  • Eligibility for GMC registration
  • OET or IELTS (candidates who have booked their test and have good levels of English will be considered)

Overseas doctors with interests in entering specialty training programmes and working towards CCT are urged to apply for these fantastic posts in beautiful locations across the UK.

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