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Head Medical are currently recruiting for an Acute Physician Consultant to work in the Combined Assessment Unit (CAU) in the new 2017 built Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary.

If successful you will work closely with the three existing Acute Medicine Consultants to provide senior presence and clinical leadership within the CAU. You will contribute to the management of the CAU and work to develop changes in practice to improve the quality of patient care or facilitate early discharge. You will be responsible for undertaking the assessment and triage of acute medical patients referred from the Emergency Department or Primary care to the CAU.

The job plan, which can be discussed, will contain 10 programmed activities, additional SPAs may be incorporated into the job plan. You will be supported in the role by dedicated junior medical staff and there is an opportunity to maintain an existing specialty interest or Acute Medicine Special skill, subject to negotiation. Participation on the General Medicine on-call rota will be required.

Dumfries & Galloway offers beautiful countryside from rugged cliffs and sandy beaches to forests, hills and rolling plains. With a wide range of activities on offer from water sports, golf, and mountain-biking you can enjoy a great life/work balance. You are within 2 hours of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Lake District and Newcastle with house prices in the Dumfries area reasonable and good schools on offer.

To be considered for this amazing opportunity you must have Specialist Registration with the General Medical Council (GMC), or be within 6 months of achieving this. Salary will follow the NHS pay scale from £84,984 up to £112,925 dependent on your experience. Applications from those requiring Tier 2 visas will be considered as well as those looking for part time or job share.

If you are interested in learning more get in touch with Allison on 0131 240 5287 or email Allison@headmedical

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allison@headmedical.com / +44 (0)131 240 5287

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