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Specialty Doctor

  • Location:

    Blaenau Gwent, Wales

  • Sector:

    Vetro Nursing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £75000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Adam Blanchard

  • Contact email:

    adam@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    absdaber_1579706287

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-21

  • Consultant:

    Adam Blanchard

have an excellent opportunity for a Specialty Doctor to work across 2 sites near Aberbeeg, you will be working with a high quality step-down service and a lo-secure unit. Working 3 days at 1 site and 2 at the other site with full support from from an excellent MDT.

The role involves:

  • Ensuring an adequate handover to colleagues including out of hours.
  • Reviewing the mental state of patients as per the hospital procedure.
  • Ensuring that each patient has a full physical health screen upon admission including physical examination, ECG and bloods (the hospital has some phlebotomists).
  • Taking a lead with managing any physical health concerns that emerge during inpatient stay.
  • Seeking collateral history from other professionals and family.
  • Completing discharge letters/reports/s62 forms as required in a timely manner.
  • Preparing mental health review tribunal and Hospital Managers' hearing reports under supervision of Consultant.
  • Depending on your experience, providing oral evidence at Tribunals and Hospital Managers' hearings under the supervision of Consultant.
  • Contributing to the service development by participating in Clinical Governance activities by conducting audits, research and teaching.
  • Work effectively with colleagues to ensure that patients have access to appropriate medical cover at all times.
  • Providing prospective cover to other specialty doctors when they are on leave.

About the role:

  • Full GMC registration
  • Experience working in psychiatry within multi-disciplinary teams
  • To be in good standing with the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • To have had an appraisal/RITA within the last year
  • At least 3 years' experience in Psychiatry
  • Experience working as a doctor within a general adult, rehabilitation or forensic setting
  • MRCPsych (desirable)
  • Section 12 (2) approval (desirable)
  • AC status in Wales (desirable)

Salary:

£75,000 working full time 37.5 hours per week, plus extensive benefits and progression to more senior roles.

**Apply below with an up to date CV and one of our consultants will be in contact to discuss further**