Locum Consultant in Adolescent & Child Psychiatry

Job Ref: CPSYCONSBETSI-01
Occupation: Doctors
Specialty: Psychiatry
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 17 May 2022
  • Wrexham, UK Wrexham Wrexham GBR LL13 7TD
  • Carol Shepherd
  • Competitive
  • ANNUM
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Client Name: Wrexham Maelor Hospital, part of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Role: Locum Consultant in Adolescent & Child Psychiatry

Rates: Fantastic Rates of Pay

Location: Wrexham in Wales

Benefits of Joining Medacs:

  • Over 5,000 new job requests received every week.
  • Approved supplier on every NHS medical locum framework
  • Priority access and first sight of large number of jobs across multiple NHS trusts/health boards
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Flexibility on jobs/shifts; long term jobs and short ad hoc shifts available
  • A dedicated point of contact
  • Free CPD courses and career support with Medacs Academy
  • Lucrative referral scheme
  • Revalidation support
  • 24/7/365 service - we are available when you need us
  • Access to The Support Hub - our support service to help support your mental health and wellbeing and enable you to deliver outstanding care.

As a locum Consultant in Adolescent & Child Psychiatry, your skills, knowledge, and experience are critical to the successful provision of psychiatry services at Wrexham Maelor Hospital. Here you have extensive opportunities to develop good collaborative therapeutic alliances with patients and patients' families while being a pillar of clinical and educational support for junior doctors.

Working flexible shifts at Wrexham Maelor Hospital, you will enjoy close working relationships with your fellow healthcare professionals. Together you will seek to establish a common understanding of the problems the patient is experiencing, taking a lead role in establishing the strategic management plan for a patient, utilising your therapeutic skills to develop a constructive pathway to recovery.

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board takes their contribution to medical development and advancement seriously with an emphasis on ensuring excellence across the domains which matter the most to the wellbeing of patients. As a result, you will have access to some of the most advanced medical facilities in the country and unparalleled opportunities for specialism, research, and academia throughout your consultancy.

Psychiatry is a complex and varied speciality that focuses on clinical leadership, responsibility, accountability, and the ability to manage complexity for the most severely challenged patients. With Wrexham Maelor Hospital, you will be playing a significant role in meeting the needs of this specialised field of medicine.

General key skills

In addition to your qualifications, as a locum Consultant in Adolescent & Child Psychiatry, you will have:

  • Quick thinking abilities
  • Patience and the ability to teach, coach and mentor
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A systematic approach to tasks and delegation
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • A pro-active approach to research and academia
  • Empathy and understanding
  • A flexible attitude
  • A dedication to improving and developing knowledge and skills
  • Active listening skills

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a locum Consultant in Adolescent & Child Psychiatry with Wrexham Maelor Hospital you will:

  • Carry out new referral assessments, deliver therapy or refer to psychology colleagues for relevant interventions, or to follow up patients for medication reviews.
  • Formulate care and treatment plans, prescribe various types of treatment, and provide guidance on evidence-based treatment and effectiveness.
  • Actively support patients and their families, communicating clinical information to explain a diagnosis and treatment options using various methods to ensure practical understanding.
  • Communicate with patients and the wider multidisciplinary team on shared patient decision making.
  • Work in and where appropriate, lead a multidisciplinary team.
  • Assess and prioritise patient/client requirements, delegating effectively to others.
  • Recognise, review, and report a patient's condition and any changes to the patient and the multidisciplinary team.
  • Performing basic administrative and clerical tasks, such as keeping records of test results, writing prescriptions, providing information to patients, and monitoring treatment plans.
  • Help teach and train other junior doctors and medical students and other multidisciplinary team members.

Qualifications/Licenses/Certifications

Essential

  • MBChB (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) or equivalent.
  • 6 months recent NHS experience within the last 3 years.

If you are ready to take up a locum position with an agency that prides itself on the opportunities provided to staff and the care provided to patients, apply today, and enjoy access to hundreds of shifts, a dedicated Placement Officer and revalidation support.

14/06/2022 08:43:48
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