Locum Consultant in General Medicine

Job Ref: GMCONSC&V-01
Occupation: Doctors
Specialty: Medicine
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 04 May 2022
  • Cardiff, UK Cardiff Cardiff GBR CF14 4XW
  • Carol Shepherd
  • Competitive
  • ANNUM
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Client Name: University Hospital of Wales part of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Role: Locum Consultant in General Medicine

Rates: Fantastic Rates of Pay

Shifts: 9am to 5pm

Location: Cardiff in Wales

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  • Competitive pay rates
  • Flexibility on jobs/shifts; long term jobs and short ad hoc shifts available
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  • 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 General Medicine at University Hospital of Wales, you will be responsible for patients of all ages and genders. You may have a specialism, however in this role, you will diagnose and treat a whole range of common diseases, injuries, and conditions. You will carry out tests and be able to interpret test results, offer preventative care, and make recommendations to patients that encourage a healthy lifestyle and wellbeing best practice. Dealing with both acute and long-term issues you will also make referrals to hospital consultants or other medical specialists as required.

Although your role will usually not involve you performing complex medical procedures or surgeries, it is essential that you are highly trained with the ability to demonstrate a broad array of medical knowledge. This will include not only physical aspects of people's health, but mental and social elements too. General Medicine Doctors have an additional duty to report any safeguarding issues to the relevant authorities.

General key skills

In addition to your qualifications, as a Consultant in General Medicine, you will have:

  • Previous General Medicine experience would be beneficial but other specialist areas will be considered
  • First class communication skills with different groups - ages, abilities, levels of seniority
  • A good bedside manner, empathy and the ability to listen carefully to patients
  • Excellent time management skills
  • The ability to multitask and prioritise tasks
  • Strong organisation skills
  • The ability to work under pressure, to time constraints and in medical emergencies
  • Ability to display resilience and stamina
  • Excellent teamworking skills
  • Decisiveness and ability to take ownership for decisions

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a locum Consultant in General Medicine you will:

  • Be the first point of contact for members of the public with medical concerns
  • Deal with queries face-to-face, over the phone or on email
  • Be a source of medical and emotional support to patients
  • Have the ability and knowledge to assess patients and provide accurate diagnoses
  • Deliver bespoke, effective treatment plans
  • Forge excellent relationships with team members (admin staff, support staff and medical colleagues)
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with colleagues and patients
  • Complete all aspects of administration associated with your role
  • Take ownership of the cases in your care, but also seeking second opinions/advice from peers when required
  • Escalate any major physical, mental, or social concerns you may have about patients to the relevant establishment/authority
  • Promote health and wellbeing best practices
  • Act as a professional representative of your practice
  • Remain up to date with the latest medical guidelines

Qualifications/Licenses/Certifications

Essential

  • MBBS or equivalent medical degree
  • Full registration with the GMC
  • A full Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Previous General Medicine experience would be beneficial but other specialist areas will be considered
  • At least 2 years post-graduate experience.
  • 6 months recent NHS experience within the last 3 years.

If you are looking for a locum Consultant role with a major 1,000-bed teaching hospital, apply today and work with an agency where everyone is inspired and empowered to be the best they can be.

01/06/2022 09:14:24
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