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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.


 

£79,000 to £107,000

Opportunity for Specialist Registration via CESR in Acute Medicine for experienced international doctors.

A large hospital trust in the South West of England are looking for an experienced acute medicine physician to join on a permanent or fixed-term basis to assist in their busy AMU or acute medicine unit.

They have a dedicated and purpose built unit to deliver Same Day Medical Care. The unit is open from 08.00 to 22.00 and has eight treatment chairs, eight trollies, two clinic rooms, two side rooms and two RATS bay, delivering brilliant same day care. The AMU has 53 beds.

The Acute Medical team consists of nine Consultants and two Specialty Doctors.

Both UK based and international candidates are welcomed to apply, with support offered for both Tier 2 visa applications and those that would work towards attaining CESR in Acute Medicine.

Requirements for this position are the following:

  • MRCP UK
  • IELT or OET
  • Extensive experience in Acute or General Medicine 
  • SCE in Acute or General Medicine desirable
  • Experience working independently in Acute or Internal Medicine

Overseas acute consultants or senior internal medicine doctors are advised to apply today for opportunities to attain specialist registration in the NHS via an established CESR programme. Apply today!

£79,000 - £108,000

A great job for Specialty Doctors or Consultants in Acute Medicine looking to attain Specialist Registration in the NHS. A leading acute hospital in the East Midlands are looking to recruit

Applications are welcome for a Fixed Term post for experienced acute medicine doctors interested in gaining CESR. This acute medicine doctor job is set within a large Hospital on the outskirts of London, set in a less populated area.

The acute service is a friendly and supportive medium sized department, and the job entails the full range of patients. 

The department has seen a recent upgrade and is a modern, well equipped and efficient acute service. 

To apply for this NHS job you must hold: 

  • MRCP (UK)
  • Extensive experience in Acute Medicine & General Internal Medicine

A great opportunity for senior doctors in acute medicine to secure their first NHS job and attain specialist registration or CESR in the UK.

£79,000 - £108,000

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.

£79,000 - £107,000

A great opportunity for Acute Medicine speciaists looking to work through the CESR pathway towards becoming an NHS consultant.

Working for a large 450 bedded acute trust, the hospital are looking for acute medicine specialists to join a the developing medical division, where they are investing and developing in acute medicine to ensure that the  service develops and responds effectively to patient demand whilst delivering the highest quality of service.

Acute Medicine works closely with the Emergency Medicine team and all medical specialties, and you will be involved in the development of clinical pathways to improve patient outcomes.

The successful applicant, along with the other Acute Physicians, will be responsible for the care of patients on our 26-bedded Medical Assessment Unit, Ambulatory Care Unit and Short Stay (Saunders) Unit. You will be supported by a full multi-disciplinary team, which includes a junior medical team and an Advanced Nurse Practitioners and IMGs are very well supported through this process.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate extensive experience in Acute Medicine, and preferably possess CCT in Acute Medicine, or General Medicine with a specialty interest.

  • Previous Consultant experience
  • MRCP UK
  • English exemptions can be offered
  • SCE in Acute Medicine desirable
  • Extensive experience in acute and general internal medicine

The department will support applicants undertaking or wishing to proceed through the CESR route, so this is a great opportunity for international doctors interested in NHS acute consultant roles.

£45 - £75,000

Applications are invited for the appointment of a consultant or specialty doctor for acute medicine, the post is a service level job for 12 months initially with the view to renew annually. Ideally the trust would like the applicant to apply for a permanent post upon entry to the specialist register - if you do not already hold this at the time of application.

This is an newly created post and an opportunity to join a fully-staffed team of dedicated acute medicine consultants with specialist interests in nephrology and diabetes / endocrinology and a full complement of junior medical staff and advanced clinical practitioners.

Requirements for the post: 

  • MRCP UK or equivalent
  • IELT or OET (those with excellent levels of english can be offered exemption)
  • Extensive experience in internal medicine or acute medicine
  • Consultant level experience in desirable

Good experience in Acute Medicine - applications will be welcomed from a range of Acute medicine doctors, across all levels of experience of specialty doctor or consultant.

Both UK-based & international candidates are welcomed to apply and the trust will support those coming from overseas with generous relocation packages. 

Those not on the specialist register will be given opportunities and support to enable CESR applications.

£75,000 to £107,000

A great job for Acute Consultants looking to attain Specialist Registration in the NHS. A leading acute hospital in the East of England are looking to recruit with the following requirements:

  • MRCP (UK)
  • OET or IELTS 
  • Extensive experience in Acute Medicine & General Internal Medicine

A great opportunity for senior doctors in acute medicine to attain specialist registration or CESR in the NHS.

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£65,000 to £75,000

A great job for Acute Consultants looking to attain Specialist Registration in the NHS. A leading acute hospital in the East of England are looking to recruit with the following requirements:

  • MRCP (UK)
  • OET or IELTS 
  • Extensive experience in Acute Medicine & General Internal Medicine

A great opportunity for senior doctors in acute medicine to attain specialist registration or CESR in the NHS.

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