To be considered for this 2 Year Fixed Term Contract, you will have a minimum of 10 years experience as a GP or worked as a Consultant, with full GMC registration or equivalent and good standing with that body.
Your key responsibilities will be in helping to develop Primary Care Services by actively supporting a programme of health services reform, playing an active part in health promotion and preventative care programmes.
Under the supervision of the Senior Medical Officer you will run out-patient clinics covering a wide range of practice, including diabetes, hypertension, cardio-pulmonary disease, paediatrics, ENT, ophthalmology etc.
You will also be required to take care of in-patients as well as being primary on-call approximately every fourth night supporting the nursing staff in the triage and attending possible emergencies. You will be supported by specialist colleagues in anaesthetics, surgery, orthopedics and obstetrics/gynaecology as well as two other medical officers.
A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK, poised for total transformation with the imminent opening of an international airport. The 30-bed General Hospital in the capital, Jamestown, covers all areas of acute medical and surgical care.
Competitive package circa £108k pa, includes salary, pension contribution, cost of living, relocation, rent and utilities plus 30 days leave pa, fare paid travel, freight and storage allowances.
Desirable (but not essential)
- MRCP (or equivalent specialist qualification)
- Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in General (Internal) / Acute Medicine, or be within 6 months of award of CCT or similar
- Satisfactory record of continuous professional development
- Overseas experience in a remote location
- ATLS, APLS or equivalent