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This a great opportunity for a Consultant in Orthogeriatrics to join one of the strongest performing NHS Trust groups in Yorkshire.

This NHS Foundation Trust is looking for a dynamic and motivated Consultant within Orthogeriatrics to come join their friendly and enthusiastic team.

Post does include a GIM on-call commitment, approximately 1:4 weeks (midweek) and 1:8 weeks (weekends) with a mandatory rest day for weekend working.

As a Consultant, primary responsibilities include:

  • Provide an outstanding geriatric service mainly within Trauma & Orthopaedics.
  • The current Orthogeriatric service Consultant led daily ward-round reviewing all new patients and overseeing their care jointly with the orthopaedic teams through the peri-operative period and into rehabilitation as necessary
  • Indicators for medical review may include advanced age, severity of acute illness, post-operative complications, failure to recover rapidly or discharge delays.
  • Post-operative discharge planning meetings:
  • Multidisciplinary team working, planning difficult discharges and co-ordinating teams.
  • Attendees will include a Consultant Geriatrician, members of the surgical team (ranging from FY1 to SpR), ward sister, occupational therapist, physiotherapist and discharge coordinator. 
  • Inpatient subacute care and rehabilitation


What’s on offer for you?

  • Salary scale between £88,364, £ 119,133
  • Full comprehensive relocation package on offer.
  • Generously funded study leave is available.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Blue light discounts



About the Trust:

  • Rated 'good' by a recent CQC inspection
  • High-performing NHS trust within the Yorkshire area you'll join this trust at a fantastic time, your ideas and ways of working can help this organisation achieve its future objectives and goals.
  • Provides a full range of district hospital services to the local community and surrounding area. These include accident and emergency services, outpatient clinics, inpatient services, and maternity and children’s services.

Essential criteria

  • MRCP or equivalent
  • Full GMC registration and within 6 months of specialist registration due to completion of training or within 6 months of specialist registration due to application via CESR
  • Experience in the management GIM caseload
  • Experience in the management of a Geriatric/Elderly Care Medicine

Desirable Criteria

  • Evidence of planning and completing audit.
  • Experience in teaching.
  • Experience in one or more other subspecialist areas
  • Experience of management issues at departmental level

Please get in touch with a copy of your CV or simply email stuart@headmedical.com for more information and a detailed job spec. We would love to hear from you

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Stuart today.

stuart@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1096

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