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Consultant Acute Physician

Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
November 09, 2018


£ 75,249 - £ 101,451 per annum




Duties and Responsibilities:


Work with colleagues to provide a Consultant-led service with the highest standard of care

Work with the multi-professional team to develop care pathways and clinical guidelines

Develop and maintain good working practices with wards, out-patients and the ED

Collaborate and promote close working links with colleagues, other departments and primary care

Offer educational, clinical support and leadership to junior medical colleagues, nursing colleagues and other members of the multi-disciplinary team

Ensure appropriate information is made available to staff to measure clinical performance

Ensure there is a robust process for reviewing the quality of services provided

Ensure that junior doctors training confirms to requirements

Participate in the appraisal of medical staff within the department


The key duties and responsibilities of the posts will be:

Clinical and administrative responsibility for the proper functioning of the Emergency Assessment Unit

Organising medical admissions through the Emergency Assessment Unit

Develop joint protocols for the management of emergency medical admissions with the nursing team and clinical colleagues

Develop standards, procedures and robust systems on EAU to ensure safe, high quality and efficient patient care from the point of entry onto EAU to admission or discharge from EAU

Agree and ensure clear processes for handover and specialty triage from EAU

Supervision of the junior medical staff in the Unit who will have opportunity to learn on a one to one basis on both formal and informal ward rounds and also on ad hoc basis throughout the day

An active part in educational programmes for junior medical staff, including formal teaching sessions and clinical audits relevant to the needs of the Assessment Unit

To teach and train staff in other medical disciplines, nursing and support staff as appropriate

Issuing of advice to GPs on suitability of patients for admission to hospital

Person Specification:

MBChB or equivalent

MRCP or equivalent

Higher Qualification (PhD, MD)

Completion of basic training in Medicine

Full registration with the GMC

Registered on the GMC Specialist Register or be eligible for relevant CCT or equivalent within 6 months of interview.

Experience of Imaging in ACHD

Teaching medical students

Experience of Clinical Audit

An interest stroke medicine

Communication skills

Organisational skills

To Apply:

Please send your CV mentioning reference UK-45 at

Tel.: +44 20 8144 2822

Contact person: Vitaly Pryadka