Consultant Physician in Clinical Gerontology

Orpington, Greater London, England
Pay
N/A
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
Posted
9 Nov 2019
Closes
8 Dec 2019

Job Description

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

CONSULTANT PHYSICIANS IN CLINICAL GERONTOLOGY & FRAILTY

BASED AT PRINCESS ROYAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AND ORPINGTON HOSPITAL

The Department of Clinical Gerontology at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH), a division of Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, is looking for enthusiastic and committed physicians with a passion for patient centred, fully integrated Gerontology care to join our friendly forward looking team.

The post provides a choice of exciting opportunities, from Acute Frailty to Community Outreach, Orthogeriatrics and Surgical Liaison. Applicants will have the choice of sub-specialty. This includes working across the Acute Frailty Unit on the PRUH site and the new Community Facing Frailty Wards at Orpington Hospital, Movement Disorder and Falls clinics. Other specialist areas of interest within Geriatrics are encouraged and can be discussed on application. The post holder will work closely with colleagues in ED, Acute Medicine and will be involved in the unselected GIM take.

There will be many opportunities to help develop clinical pathways within acute care as well as in the community including GP liaison systems and multidisciplinary team working to provide excellent patient-centred care. Applications for job sharing are welcome. We welcome informal visits.

We are currently developing our acute frailty pathway and would be particularly welcome applications from candidates with a specialist interest or experience in frailty.

The Princess Royal University Hospital and Orpington Hospital are close to Bromley and Orpington town centres which have fast rail links to central London (18 minute journey) in addition to being only 20 minutes’ drive from the M25. The leafy suburban location is a great place to live and work.

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  • All staff have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and for ensuring they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.
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Equality and Diversity Information

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Annual Reports and Other Corporate Publications

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Our Values (Links to a Video on 'You Tube')

King's Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre Website

King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

Ref: PRUH3580

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