General Medicine Doctor

Job Ref: MH-GenMedDr/HQ02P4ZX
Occupation: Doctors
Specialty: Medicine
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 27 July 2022
  • Edinburgh, UK Edinburgh Edinburgh GBR EH16 4SA
  • Natalie Gilchrist
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Client Name: NHS Lothian

Role: ST1 General Medicine Doctor

Shifts: Full Rota

Location: Edinburgh

Benefits:

  • Access to The Support Hub - our support service to help support your mental health and wellbeing and enable you to deliver outstanding care.
  • First sight of shifts across multiple NHS trusts
  • Competitive pay rates
  • A dedicated placement officer
  • Free CPD courses and career support with Medacs Academy
  • Hundreds of new shifts available every day
  • Long term jobs and short shifts available
  • Lucrative referral scheme
  • Revalidation support
  • 24/7/365 service, we're available when you need us

As a General Medicine Doctor at NHS Lothian, 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.

The role of a General Medicine Doctor is sometimes complicated, often involving the management of multiple health problems in an individual at once. You will however get to know many of your patients well and providing them with solutions for improved health, wellbeing and independence can be extremely rewarding.

General key skills

In addition to your qualifications, as a General Medicine Doctor, 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 General Medicine Doctor with NHS Lothian you will:

  • 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

If you can remain calm when under pressure and show resilience when working with disgruntled or difficult patients, or when encountering highly pressured situations such as medical emergencies, then a job as a General Medicine Doctor could be for you. Apply today to work with Medacs Healthcare.

24/08/2022 11:38:07
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